Midwest-born hornist Alexander Chin moved to New York in 2007 and studied with Mr. Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera at Manhattan School of Music where he received his bachelor of music degree. He continued his studies at Mannes The New School for Music under the wing of the New York Philharmonic’s Principal Horn, Mr. Philip Myers and went on to receive his master of music degree.
Mr. Chin has played with members of the New York Philharmonic, Met and Philadelphia orchestras as well as world-renowned soloists Placido Domingo and Rachel Barton among others. Traveling the world Mr. Chin has taken part on the international stage performing in spectacular venues such as China’s National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Czech Republic’s Dvorak Hall in Prague, Vienna’s Musikverein, Leipzig’s famed Gewandhaus among other famous American stages such as Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall and at Lincoln Center on a regular basis.
He is a member of the Bridge Arts Ensemble, the Patriot Brass Ensemble, and remains an active freelancer and teacher in the Greater New York area.