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Alexandra Hamburger

Alex Hamburger is a young composer, vocalist, flute and bari player from the DC area.

Alex has recently graduated from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase in New York as a James Moody Scholar as well as the recipient of the President's Award for the Conservatory of Music. Alex has had the honor of sharing the stage with incredible musicians such as Gary Bartz, Randy Brecker, Javon Jackson, Warren Wolf, Gary Smulyan, Tyshawn Sorrey, Vijay Iyer, Carmen Bradford, Alexis Cole, Marcus McLauren, Paul Carr and many more at world renowned venues such as Birdland, The Blue Note, The Stone, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, The Kennedy Center, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, Bohemian Caverns, The Falcon, The Zinc Bar and many more. As well as playing in many venues in these two cities, Alex has also had the honor of playing in many prestigious jazz festivals around the country including  The Telluride Jazz Festival, The Jazz Educators Network Conference, The Cleveland Jazz Festival, The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival and The Washington Women in Jazz Festival Award, where she was a finalist in their Young Artist Competition. In April 2017, Alex was selected to be a part of the Banff Jazz and Creative music festival as well as being chosen as one of the 5 finalists chosen for the Ella Fitzgerald Competition. Alex is also the co-front and leader of the HD Quintet who plays regularly in New York as well as having been on two tours of the East Coast and released their album “Live in the Studio” in May 2015.

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