Alexander Kosmicki (b. 1978, Northern France) is a French composer, educator and clarinetist.
Kosmicki began his musical studies at the Conservatory of Douai in the clarinet class. He obtained a gold medal unanimously. In addition to his clarinet studies, he studied composition, orchestration and conducting.
In 2001, he entered the National Conservatory of Music in Paris where he worked with internationally renowned teachers such as Bernard De Crépy, Jean-François Zygel and Thierry Escaich. Holder of the prize of the city of Paris in musical analysis, he worked as a conductor with Roger Boutry, former head of the great orchestras of the Republican Guard. He is currently Deputy Chief of Military Music at the Brest Fleet Crews.
Profoundly attached to French aesthetics, he has sought to expand the repertoire for wind band by composing original works. He is often invited to write educational works, thus demonstrating a genuine interest in teaching.
Works for Winds
- "Alexandre Kosmicki". Buffet Crampon. Accessed 22 July 2017