Tune in to KNPR 88.9 FM when the Las Vegas Philharmonic and Nevada Public Radio present “Theater on the Air: Live from Area 51” on Wednesday, November 25, at 6 p.m. PST via live radio broadcast featuring a talented cast of actors from Vegas’ live entertainment scene and LV Phil musicians.
Praised as “…a warm, animated, outgoing, confident, hypertalented pianist whose greatest asset is her ability to communicate” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), Alexandria Le’s multi-faceted career as a performer, educator, and arts advocate brings her to the world’s most illustrious stages to the farthest-reaching places.
A winner of over twenty first-prize music awards, she gave her solo debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall and Paris’ Salle Cortot as a laureate of the Pro Musicis International Award. She established a career in New York where she appeared regularly at Carnegie Hall, Trinity Wall Street, Consulate General of France, Spectrum NY, and the Yamaha Artist Salon, in addition to appearing in numerous series across Long Island. Her music has also made an impact in more unusual spaces, like the jails of Riker’s Island.
She is a sought-after chamber musician and collaborator, performing with principal players of the world’s leading orchestras and ensembles including Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Orpheus, American Brass, and Canadian Brass. She is a winner of the Ackerman Chamber Music Competition, juried by the Emerson String Quartet. From 2012-2014, she was pianist with Ensemble Connect, the performance and teaching artist ensemble of Carnegie Hall and the Juilliard School.
She received her Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in piano performance from Stony Brook University and a Bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music. A native of Las Vegas, she returned to her roots in 2016. She is familiar to audiences through her performances with the Las Vegas Philharmonic, Opera Las Vegas, the Composer’s Showcase, Green Valley Presbyterian Church Concert Series, and her nonprofit, Notes with a Purpose. Regarded as a “community musical leader” (Las Vegas Review-Journal), she has directed numerous events over the past four years which have brought innovative music programming to over 4,000 adults and 10,000 CCSD students.
She is a passionate educator, currently running a private piano studio in addition to serving as a visiting piano professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during Fall 2020. She is a Yamaha Artist. More at www.alexandriale.com.