Alexander Suh, piano

Alexander Suh is a third-year student from Fairfax, Virginia, majoring in music with a concentration in performance and computer science at the University of Virginia.  He was previously a winner of the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Piano Competition at the state and division levels, representing the Southern Division at the MTNA National Finals in Reno, Nevada.  He has also won the Washington Music Teachers Association Ylda Novik Concerto Competition, performing Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Capital City Symphony, in addition to the WMTA Nora Lichtenberg Piano Scholarship Competition, WMTA Specialty Competition and others.

With duo partner Jialin Tso, Suh has been the top prizewinner at the national level of the MTNA Senior Piano Duet Competition and performed with esteemed duo Anderson & Roe on National Public Radio’s popular show, “From the Top”, in 2020.  Alexander has also been a Youth Fellow with the National Symphony Orchestra; participated in the NSO’s Summer Music Institute; attended the Virginia Governor’s School for the Visual and Performing Arts; and held positions as a chief intern and site supervisor for the Tacy Foundation.  Through these programs, he has performed on the Kennedy Center’s Millenium Stage and at the National Institutes of Health.  He currently studies with Professor John Mayhood and was previously a student of Mrs. Lisa Emenheiser Sarratt.

Photo by Graeme Rosner