ALEXANDER A. WU
Topic: "Bach to
A piano repertoire guide of classical to modern music.
Teaching the history, style, technique and interpretation to
students from intermediate to Advanced levels.
Alexander Wu is both a pianist and arranger. From the traditional to
he jazz classics, he performs on the international stages as a piano
soloist and chamber player. The Washington Post hails: " Wu is
uncommonly attractive and entertaining.. his introduction to each
piece was handled beautifully as he manages a comfortable balance of
the formal and of the casual..."
Wu has given numerous concerts, master classes and workshops on
both coasts with recent performances in Weill Hall, Alice Tully
Hall, Bard College, Merkin Concert Hall, Bargemusic, Mannes College,
Brooklyn College, City College and Hofstra University and others. He
has also appeared internationally both as a soloist, chamber player,
and with orchestras. In 2009 he performed and conducted a series of
recitals and master classes of Spanish and Latin American music by
invitation from the Spanish Embassy in Paraguay.
His live performances and interviews have been featured on radio
and television. Recordings include Four Hand Band with Sasha
Papernik and his solos CD's, Bach to the Future: Classical & Jazz
Piano and Rhythm Road across the Americas. There and other
recordings are available on amazon.com
A California native, Mr. Wu resides and teaches privately in
Manhattan. He has served on the faculty of City College and as
Artist in Residence at the Black Bear Conservatory of Music in