Teaching Artist, Violin, Viola
A native of Arizona, Alexandra Matloff earned her Doctor of Music and Master of Music in violin performance from Florida State University. She completed a Bachelor of Music in violin performance at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, where she graduated magna cum laude.
A registered Suzuki teacher in Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, and 10, Alexandra has worked with violinists of broad ability levels. While in Florida, she was a Graduate Assistant to Corinne Stillwell at Florida State University and a violin coach for the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras in addition to maintaining a private studio. Alexandra has additionally taught at Point CounterPoint Chamber Music Camp and the Innsbrook Institute Summer Music Academy and Festival. She also has experience teaching music theory, fiddle, viola, and piano.
Alexandra is recognized as a versatile orchestral musician, chamber musician, and soloist. She currently performs in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and has held positions with the Eastern Music Festival Faculty Orchestra (NC), the Mobile Symphony Orchestra (AL), and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra (FL). She served as Concertmaster of the Florida State University Symphony Orchestra for the 2014 Naxos release of Dohnányi’s Symphony No. 2 and Two Songs, Op. 22. Alexandra was also a member of the Eppes String Quartet, the graduate string-quartet-in-residence at Florida State. Alexandra has performed with the Aspen Music Festival, the Orford Festival in Canada, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brevard Music Center, and the New Music on the Point Festival in Vermont.
With a passion for new music, Alexandra frequently performs contemporary works and has collaborated with members of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the JACK Quartet, the American Modern Ensemble, and the International Contemporary Ensemble. Alexandra is Artistic Director and Concertmaster of the community-outreach orchestra Music Rebuilds.