Musical Director and Conductor
Urinetown, THE MUSICal
director - at Robert Morris University Feb 23-26, 2023
Dr. Brent Alexander is a conductor, educator, and musical director, who has been enjoying a vibrant career in the greater Pittsburgh region since 1999.
Currently a full-time professor at Strayer University in the College of Arts and Sciences, Brent also serves as Music Coordinator at Robert Morris University as a Director and Musical Director for the University's Theatre productions. 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 Pittsburgh 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 Sacred Music/Organ from Duquesne University and a BA in Music Performance from Indiana University of PA. In the Summer of 2020, he completed a Master of Business Administration degree at Strayer University.