Jennifer Blake Chair
Alex Miller is currently Associate Principal Horn with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. A 2015 graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, his first appointment was Tutti Horn with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in 2016, before accepting his current position in 2018. He has also performed as Guest Principal Horn with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and worked as a principal horn with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. An enthusiastic chamber musician, Alex is currently the solo horn of ensemble Southern Cross Soloists, has worked as a guest artist with ensembles Arcadia Winds and Camerata, and performed as part of the Brisbane Music Festival and QSO Chamber Players series.
As a soloist, he has performed concertos by Strauss, Mozart, Haydn, Saint-Saëns, and Schumann with orchestras including the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Bangalow Music Festival Orchestra, the Burnside Symphony Orchestra, and the Queensland Youth Orchestras. During his studies, Alex was a finalist in several solo competitions, including the QSO Young Instrumentalist Prize (2010, 2011), the 42nd International Horn Symposium Solo Horn Competition (2010), and the Queensland Conservatorium Beta Sigma Phi Prize (2013).
Born in Toowoomba
Soloist since 2019
Photo: Peter Wallis