Alex Ehredt is a composer, saxophonist, and music educator; he is currently pursuing his DMA in Composition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As of Summer 2020, Alex will move to dissertator status at UW-Madison and begin his dissertation, a concerto for alto saxophone and wind ensemble. As a composer Alex's works have been performed all across the United States from small colleges and universities, to major music conferences. In 2018 Alex was commissioned to write a piece for, the University of Redlands Trombone Studio for their performance at the 2018 International Trombone Festival. Alex was selected to participate in the festival’s Composers Workshop with Dr. Eric Ewazen. As a saxophonist, Alex has played in the Wind Ensembles at the University of Tampa, University of Redlands, University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as many various other ensembles throughout his studies. Most notably he was selected to perform with the 2015 Florida Intercollegiate Band at the FMEA conference under the baton of Dr. Kevin Sedatole. As an educator Alex has served as a music theory teaching assistant for Dr. Anthony Suter and Dr. Mark Dancigers while at the University of Redlands. He has also maintained an active private saxophone studio while living in Florida, California and Wisconsin. Currently, Alex holds a Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of Redlands where here studied with Dr. Anthony Suter, and a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Music from The University of Tampa where he studied with Scott Devlin (Saxophone), and Dr. Stas Omelchenko (Composition).