Alex Smith

Tutor in Percussion

Alex Smith is a percussionist and teacher based in Manchester.

Having recently graduated from the RNCM, Alex now works as a freelance percussion and drum kit teacher both privately and for local music services.

On top of teaching, Alex regularly performs solo marimba/percussion recitals across England, and can also be heard playing with several successful chamber music groups with which he has travelled across the world to play in festivals and competitions.

Recent highlights include a percussion ensemble tour to China, where the group gave a concert hall tour and won first prize in the Shanghai National Percussion competition chamber music category, and performances with the Melia Duo (Sax & Percussion) at the European Saxophone congress (Porto, 2017). Alex also plays as an orchestral percussionist with local orchestras and often plays drum kit and percussion for musical theatre performances.

Alex will be working as part of the LeVii Academy team from September 2018.