Alexander Cannon

Dr. Alexander Cannon is a brass performer and educator based in Vancouver, BC. While a student at the University of British Columbia, he was twice a recipient of the university’s highly competitive University Graduate Fellowship, repeatedly performed as a soloist with university ensembles at home and abroad, and as a member of Cascades Brass won first place at the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition. He has studied at the Pierre Monteux School, Lake Placid Institute, National Youth Orchestra of Canada and The Centre for Advanced Studies at Chosen Vale, and has performed with the Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, as principal trumpet of Vancouver New Music, and as guest principal trumpet with numerous regional orchestras and chamber ensembles. Dr. Cannon is currently on faculty at the Vancouver Academy of Music and St. James Music Academy, and enjoys an active schedule as a freelance performer, private instructor, clinician, brass arranger, and conductor.