Alexandre von Wartburg
Office: MB 219
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85844
Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Alexandre graduated from the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève (Performance, Counterpoint, Solfège), and from Western University (Performance, Music Education). His bassoon teachers and mentors were Kim Walker, Jim MacKay, Gabor Janota, and William Waterhouse.
His career in Education started by teaching Solfège at the Conservatoire Populaire de Musique de Genève and continues today with Instrumental Music and Guitar at École secondaire Mgr Bruyère in London. At the Don Wright Faculty of Music, he is a bassoon instructor both in the Performance and Education Departments.
As an orchestra and chamber musician, Alexandre has had opportunities to perform in Canada, Switzerland, France, Italy, Poland, and Hungary.