|Critics have hailed Adam Aleksander's playing as having "rare
gorgeous sonority and nimble fingers
generous of feeling,
mood and tonal resources" (Cleveland Plain Dealer); "(Aleksander)
is a consummate pianist
outstanding artist" (Miami Herald); having
"phenomenal technique, which allows him to achieve extremely musical
ends" (Byron Belt, Newshouse News Service); "(Aleksander) is one
of the great artists of the city and promises to become one of the
greatest pianists by the end of the century" (Daniel Fernandez,
El Nuevo Herald).
Adam Aleksander has received top prizes in over eighteen piano competitions in five countries, including international piano competitions in Barcelona, Paris, Salerno, Miami, Lawton (Oklahoma), Edmonton (Canada), and Palm Beach, and has received prizes for his recordings in competitions in Austin, Texas and Calgary, Canada. In addition, he has been awarded grants from The Canada Council and The Alberta Heritage Trust Fund.
Born in Edmonton, Canada, Adam Aleksander has been performing to the acclaim of audiences worldwide since his debut with orchestra at the age of fourteen with the Chopin Piano Concerto in E Minor. His teachers include Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Regina Smendzianka at the Chopin Academy in Warsaw, Jim Bonn at the University of Southern California and Ivan Davis at the University of Miami where he received his Doctorate in Musical Arts. He has participated in masterclasses with Nelita True and Stephen Hough and has performed at festivals in Tours, France, Orford, Quebec, Interlochen, Michigan, Slupsk as well as Antonin, Poland.
Adam Aleksander has appeared in television and radio in Poland, Canada and the U.S., has recorded several CD's, and has appeared in solo and chamber music performances as well as with orchestra in Japan, Italy, France, Spain, Poland, Scotland, Brazil, Ecuador, Canada and the U.S.