Musical Director and Conductor
Dr. Brent Alexander is a conductor, educator, and musical director, who has been enjoying a vibrant career in the greater Pittsburgh region since 1999.
While working as a full-time faculty member at Strayer University, Brent currently serves as Music Coordinator at Robert Morris University.
For 11 years, before joining the Student Life staff, he was on faculty at Robert Morris University, where he was Director of Choral Activities, Coordinator of Applied Voice, and serves as a Musical Director for University productions. In 2016, he received the Outstanding Musical Direction award for RMU's invited Region II KCACTF presentation of Timbers and Friedman's Love's Labours Lost. Brent has held past faculty appointments at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, and Carlow University.
Brent has worked with many regional and higher education theatre companies as a musical director, including the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, the Strand in Zelienople, and RMU Colonial Theatre.
Brent holds a comprehensive DMA in Conducting from West Virginia University, an MM in Organ from Duquesne University and a BA in Music Performance from Indiana University of PA. Currently, he is a candidate for the Master of Business Administration degree at Strayer University, graduating in September 2020.