Alex Berko is a Cleveland-born musician, composer, pianist, and arranger. His music has been performed in Asia and throughout the U.S. Green Music Center and Mixon Hall. Alex has had the wonderful opportunity to collaborate with professional artists, filmmakers, conductors, and choreographers, having arranged for vocal groups, bands, and chamber ensembles, scored four films including one feature-length film, and collaborated with the Verb Ballet, a professional ballet company in Cleveland.
He has been recognized on the state and national level for his music, being selected as a finalist for the ASCAP Morton Gould competition in 2014 and 2015 and winning the inaugural Carl E. Baldassarre Composer/Performer competition at the Cleveland Institute of Music, among many others.
He currently attends Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music pursuing a BM in composition with a concentration in piano performance. Alex previously received extensive training in composition, piano, and theory from the Cleveland Institute of Music preparatory department starting at the age of 13.