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Alex Hecker & Riley Leitch
November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm$10 – $15
Riley Leitch and Alex Hecker perform works by Alvin Lucier, Noah Jenkins, and more.
Alex Hecker is a clarinetist and bass clarinetist located in Minnesota. They have performed with the Minnesota Ballet Orchestra, at the Tweed Museum of Art, and with the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra. Hecker has also performed in contemporary music festivals such as the Nief-Norf Summer Feestival, the Music By Women Festival, and in the Waterloo Regions Contemporary Music Sessions. They currently teach for Saint Paul Public Schools and The Music Coop.
Hecker enjoys exploring contemporary clarinet including electronics, preparation, disassembling, and techniques such has slap tongue, multiphonics, and reed clacks. She enjoys all kinds of music including improvisation and contemporary classical.
Hecker has a B.M. and a M.M. in clarinet performance from the University of Minnesota, Duluth where they studied with Dr. Theodore Schoen.