Alexander Fried was born into a musical family in Los Angeles, 2003. He started violin lessons at age 4 with Dr. Alexander Kalman. In 2013 Alexander performed the Bach Double Violin Concerto with the West Coast Chamber Orchestra, has won top prizes in many competitions including, the American String Teachers Association of Greater Los Angeles Solo Competition, the Southwestern Young Musicians Festival, Alexander won a David Weiss Merit Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year, and received Outstanding Violin Performance at 2015 Classic Alive Young Artist Auditions. Currently, Alexander studies violin repertoire with Sam Fischer at the Colburn School, where he is a Merit Scholarship recipient.
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