BIO

Alexia Perez is a professional saxophonist, enhancing the community with adjuvant efforts.

She is a dedicated educator in the Baton Rouge area and online. Along with her private studio, Alexia is a critically acclaimed teacher on takelessons.com. Teaching saxophone, flute, clarinet, and ukulele lessons, she has been contracted with the company since 2014. She has been contracted with In Home Music Teachers Baton Rouge since 2018. Alexia was the Lessons Manager at Guitar Center, cultivating an environment of music appreciation. Her lesson program had the highest student enrollment of the nation in January 2019. Alexia is currently the School of Music Recruiter at Louisiana State University, where she oversees recruitment, outreach efforts, and music admissions. She also advises incoming students through their first year. Alexia recently joined the Key Leaves Team as their Executive Assistant, working with a company that devotes their efforts to enhancing the life of woodwind instruments. 

Alexia is passionate about career diversity and advocates for the underrepresented population in saxophone. As an active member of the North American Saxophone Alliance, she serves as the Social Media Coordinator in the Committee on the Status of Women. Alexia works with the committee members in sharing their mission and ideals through the online platforms. In her current position at the LSU School of Music, Alexia is constantly advocating for students who want to pursue music to their peers. Working to educate the public on music career opportunities, she has presented a lecture at the 2020 NASA Biennial Conference, speaking on how saxophonists can work to take initiative and becoming successful in their own career path. Since then, the lecture has been presented at several universities to students with integrated instrumentation and experiences.

As a performer, Alexia has performed at the 2017 NASA Regional 6 Conference, with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and with the LSU Threepenny (Die Dreigroschenoper) Opera. She has recently placed first in the graduate division of the 2018 NOLA Chamberfest with the Magnolia Saxophone Quartet. She has also participated in the 2017 Ocala Symphony Young Artist Competition and has premiered works for composers Jase Nugent and Luciano Correa. She currently performs as a soloist and has recently performed in Duo Vim. The saxophone duet has given a masterclass and performed a Guest Artist Recital at the University of North Florida.

Alexia attained her education at various universities, with her highest level earned as a Master of Music from Louisiana State University, under Dr. Griffin Campbell. She completed her Bachelor of Music Performance at the University of North Florida under Dr. Michael Bovenzi and studied with Jeremy Williamson at Seminole State College.

Alexia performs exclusively on Selmer saxophones.

 

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