A native of Northern Virginia, Alejandro Galdo began studying piano at the age of five and quickly developed a passion for the instrument. By high school, he had won several piano competitions including the Lions Club Piano Competition and the Nancy Peery Marriott Competition before being accepted into the Summer Piano Institute at Ithaca College where he studied under Dr. Phiroze Mehta and Dr. Dmitri Novgorodsky.
He would go on to attend the School of Music at Ithaca College where he worked as a collaborative pianist playing for vocalists, instrumentalists, as well as for groups including the Ithaca College Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble. In the Spring of 2022, Alejandro received his Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Piano Performance.
Alejandro has performed solo recitals, piano duo recitals, and in chamber music concerts in the United States as well as abroad. Most recently, his performances have included masterclasses with Charles Richard-Hamelin and Grammy-award winning pianist Garrick Ohlsson as well as a public concert in Salzburg,
Germany at the Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival. Alejandro’s teaching experience began in high school at the Summer Sonatina International Piano Camp before formally studying piano pedagogy at Ithaca College under Dr. Laura Amoriello.
In his freetime Alejandro enjoys running, playing video games, orkeeping tabs on his dog and three cats.