Alexander Davis (he/him) is a New York City-based bassoonist whose artistic intentions center on space-making, connection, and community-building within classical music. An advocate of creating equity in the arts, Alexander is the founder and Artistic Director of the Sugar Hill Salon, a chamber music series showcasing black and brown wind artistry based in the culturally robust community of Harlem, NY, and on the stolen traditional territory of the Lenape Nation.
Alexander performed in the first all-black orchestra to ever hold a concert in the history of Carnegie Hall’s existence with the Gateway Festival Orchestra in April of 2022. He has played with American Composer Orchestra, St Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Knights, Harlem Chamber Players, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Tertulia Chamber Music, Albany Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, American Modern Opera Company, and more.
Alexander is adjunct bassoon faculty at Montclair State University and the Mannes School of Music Prep. He has studied at SUNY Fredonia, Stony Brook University, and Manhattan School of Music. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate of music at Stony Brook University.