About Alex Gertner
Alex Gertner is a freelance horn player residing in Teaneck, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Music from Virginia Commonwealth University, his Master of Music from the University of Connecticut, and an Artist's Diploma from Montclair State University. He has played in several groups in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Orchestras he plays with include the Montclair Orchestra, Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, Chelsea Symphony, and Garden State Philharmonic.
Gertner has played in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kaufman Cetner, Symphony Space, Jorgensen Center, and the International Horn Symposium. As a soloist, he’s performed at Carnegie Hall, Society of Musical Arts, and the Northeast Horn Workshop. He has had the opportunity to perform with artists including Solomiya Ivakhiv, Dionne Jackson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Donny McCaslin, and The Machine.
Gertner finds great joy in performing and in teaching new students of the instrument. He would like to thank his family and friends for all the support that he has received. His teachers include Kyle Hoyt, Robert Hoyle, Patrick Smith, and Kate Sheeran.