Alex Freeman (b. 1972, Raleigh NC) composes in a wide range of styles and media. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Boston University’s School of Fine Arts, and the Juilliard School, where he completed his doctoral studies in 2004. His doctoral research led him to Finland, via a Fulbright Fellowship, where he lived for six years, studying at The Sibelius Academy and freelancing, before he assumed his current position of Assistant Professor of Music in Composition at Carleton College in Northfield MN. Among his teachers have been Robert Ward, Samuel Adler, Warren Benson, Joseph Schwantner, David Liptak, Chritopher Rouse, Charles Fussell, Richard Cornell, and Eero Hämeeniemi. He has won awards from ASCAP, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, The American-Scandinavian Foundation, American Composers Forum, The Fulbright Foundation, and The Jerome Fund for New Music, among others.