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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.


Many contemporary composers are interested in combining acoustic instruments with digital sounds, but few achieve the particular alchemy of craft, whimsy, and sensual appeal that the Baltimore-based composer Gardner consistently produces.

— The New Yorker

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

Pianist Natalia Kazaryan performs Hummingbird Dreams.

creative coaching & consulting

Alexandra works with composers from 21 to 101 and emerging to elite, to jump-start their creative practices and navigate the musical world with joy and ease.