"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.