Alex Heppelmann

Composer Info

Name
Alex Heppelmann
Biography

The music of composer Alex Heppelmann is performed on the concert stage throughout the United States. It includes a wide range of musical styles, from contemporary classical, to jazz and film. He describes his own music as colorfully haunting, expressive, and cinematic. Alex received a B.M. in music composition from The Pennsylvania State University in 2011, and an M.M. in composition from The University of Texas at Austin in 2013. He is currently pursuing a DMA in composition from UT Austin. His composition teachers include Paul Barsom, Donald Grantham, Dan Welcher, Russell Pinkston, Yevgeniy Sharlat, and John Mills.

Website
http://www.alexheppelmann.com
Influences
Britten, Bartok, Takemitsu, Stravinsky, Avishai Cohen, Stephen Sondheim
Genres of Interest
large ensemble, chamber, theatre, jazz, film
My Style
Imaginative, Lyrical

Student Information

Degree Pursuing
DMA, Composition
Hometown
State College, PA
Other Degrees
MM Composition, University of Texas at Austin, 2013 ; BM Composition, Penn State University, 2011

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