Alex Frederick


Alex is a freelance percussionist in the Los Angeles area, where he has been a regular performer with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2001. He has performed on numerous recordings for itunes, CD, and DVD, as well as multiple national and international tours, including performances in the USA, Canada, the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland, Japan, China, South Korea, and Singapore. Some conductors he has worked with include Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel, John Williams, John Adams, Leonard Slatkin, David Robertson, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez, Christoph Eschenbach, Charles Dutoit, Vasily Petrenko and Valery Gergiev. He formerly served in the US Army as a member of the US Military Academy Band at West Point, NY, and as a reservist with the 300th Army Band in Los Angeles, CA. He is a former member of the West Virginia Symphony, the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra and the National Repertory Orchestra.

2019-20 Orchestral Series

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging 2019-20 Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

Bottled at the source

Juan Pablo Contreras, LACO’s on-deck Sound Investment composer, taps the wellspring of his Mexican heritage and the spirit of great nationalist composers in his latest work.

reframe & rearrange

LACO is working alongside Derrick Spiva Jr. — a classical music composer and LACO’s newly appointed artist-educator — to reimagine music education as an opportunity for youth to celebrate cultural differences.