Biography: Alex Glaubitz, cello

Alex Glaubitz headshot Cellist Alex Glaubitz started his studies at the age of eleven in Falls Church, Virginia, under the guidance of Alice Vierra . Two years later, he started lessons with the principal cellist of the National Symphony orchestra, David Hardy. Throughout middle and high schools, Alex was a member of the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, in which he served as rotating principal cellist in the top orchestra for various concerts. He was a member of the NOVA string quartet for four years, performing chamber music in the Northern Virginia area as well as participating in masterclasses with groups such as the Emerson, Guarneri, and Borromeo Quartets.

Alex earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Peabody in 2013 under the direction of David Hardy, and from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2015 under the direction of Mark Kosower. During his years in conservatory, Alex performed for various acclaimed solo artists, including Mischa Maisky, Pieter Wispelwey, and Alban Gerhardt. He also continued his study of chamber music, actively performing in chamber music throughout all of the six years. His summer studies include the National Repertory Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute, in which he served as principal cellist for a concert, and the MISQA International String Quartet Academy, where he studied under the violinists of the Alban Berg Quartett.

Alex is currently living in Cleveland, where he has spent his time preparing for and taking orchestral auditions. He freelances in both the Cleveland and Northern Virginia areas, performing as both a soloist and chamber musician.