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Composer Alexandra Gardner creates music and sonic art with a clear, expressive sound and a flair for the imaginative and unexpected.

… few [contemporary composers] achieve the particular alchemy of craft, whimsy, and sensual appeal that the Baltimore-based composer Gardner consistently produces.

— The New Yorker

listen / watch

Musicians of the Seattle Symphony perform the opening movement of Alexandra’s string quartet Coyote Turns in the Octave 9 performance space.

Flutist Megan Shanley Alger plays Fade.

Foreign Exchange by animator Corrie Francis Parks features Tourmaline.

upcoming events

June 2, 2023 — 6:00 p.m.
Tourmaline — soprano saxophone and computer sound
Kyle Jones, saxophone
Kansas City Contemporary Music Festival
106 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO

consulting / lessons / workshops

Alexandra works with composers from emerging to elite to jump-start their creative practices and navigate the fast-changing musical world.

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