Born into a family of musicians, Colin Alexander began playing the ‘cello at a very early age. He later studied ‘cello and composition at the Guildhall
School of Music and Drama with Oleg Kogan and Richard Baker. After
leaving the Guildhall, Colin completed a Masters in Composition at the Royal College of Music, with Jonathan Cole, on a full scholarship whilst
establishing himself as a freelance ‘cellist.
Having written for the London Contemporary Orchestra and the London
Philharmonic Orchestra, recent performances have seen him appear with
the BBC Symphony Orchestra and LSO Ensemble whilst also releasing
albums with Tre Voci cello trio and ‘Addelam’.