Alex South studied at Cambridge University before joining the postgraduate performance course at the RSAMD, where he was taught by John Cushing and Michael Huntriss. He has also studied with Nicholas Cox, Kate Romano and Henri Bok. Graduating in 2002, Alex now has a diverse freelance career with a strong focus on contemporary chamber music: […]
Since 2002 the Scottish Clarinet Quartet has enjoyed critical acclaim and success as Scotland’s foremost clarinet quartet, performing for music societies across the UK from Cambridge to Campbeltown, and at festivals including the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Sonic Fusion Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and Glasgow’s West End Festival.
SCQ’s principal goal is to communicate the players’ own enjoyment and excitement to their audiences, inspiring and entertaining in equal measure. The versatility of the clarinet and the virtuosity of the players enable them to present a fascinating range of material, making for unforgettable concerts. SCQ also has a strong focus on commissioning and performing new music, whilst exploring the kaleidoscopic soundworld offered by the extended clarinet family.