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"Alex Flavell has already made significant strides toward a career as a musician and composer"


Orange County Register

Alex Flavell is a Grammy-nominated pianist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, and private instructor who does freelance work in the Orange and Los Angeles counties of Southern California. He graduated summa cum laude from the Bob Cole Conservatory at CSULB and summa cum laude from the CSUF School of Music. He is an adjunct professor of jazz piano at Fullerton College.

As a performer, Alex has been recognized as a two-time

Yamaha Finalist in the national American Jazz Pianist

Competition, an Outstanding Pianist at the 2022 JALCO Jack

Rudin Jazz Championship, a two-time YoungArts Winner in

Jazz, the pianist for the Southern California Student Band

and Orchestra Association Jazz All-Stars, and a merit

finalist for Orange County Register ’s Varsity Artist of the

Year (Instrumental Music). Alex received a Grammy

nomination and a Latin Grammy nomination for his work on

the 2020 album Tradiciones with the Afro-Peruvian Jazz

Orchestra. He has also won a multitude of competitive

performance scholarships, including the Ruth and Eli M.

Nadel Scholarship from Stanford University, the Berklee City

Music Five Week Full Tuition Scholarship, and piano

performance scholarships from the Music Teachers’

Association, California (MTAC) North Orange County branch.

As a composer, Alex has won several awards from

Chapman University’s “Composers Today” branch contest,

and has been commissioned as a big band orchestrator

and studio arranger. Alex is credited as an arranger on

Bryan Lanning’s first full release album, Us, which peaked

at #2 in the U.S. pop category during early 2017.

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