M Alex Arellano
Martín Alexander Arellano (b. 1997, California) is an active conductor and composer from the United States currently based in Miami, FL. Alex has written compositions for a variety of ensembles including Wind Ensembles, Orchestras, and various chamber ensembles. Alex has worked with various composers including Brett Abigaña, Andrew Sigler, Brad Hart, and Steven Bryant. He is currently pursuing his Bachelors Diploma in Music Theory and Composition at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music with Lansing McKloskey, Dorothy Hindman, and currently Charles Norman Mason.
As a conductor, Alex has studied with a wide range of conductors including Stuart Sims at California State University at Stanislaus, Robert Carnochan at the University of Miami, Emily Threinen from the University of Minnesota, and Neil Thompson from the Orquestra Filarmonica de Goias in Brazil. He is the founding conductor and current director of the Central California Youth Wind Ensemble based in Turlock, CA that was formed in 2015. Alex is also a current Conducting Fellow with the Miami Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Eduardo Marturet.
Alex is a brother of the Beta Tau chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia at the University of Miami, and is the current director of its jazz Big Band and the organizer and principle conductor of the Frost Greek Wind Ensemble, which includes members of Miami's Phi Mu Alpha, Sigma Alpha Iota, and Tau Beta Sigma chapters.
Alex is a BMI associated composer.
Works for Winds
- M. Alex Arellano website Accessed 2 February 2018