Alec Hiller - Double Bass
A Baltimore native, Alec Hiller met the bass at age nine. Studying with Paul Johnson in the years that followed, he continued this relationship as an undergraduate at the Peabody Conservatory, where he would also study with National Symphony bassist Ira Gold.
Alec then traveled to Montreal, where he earned a master’s degree from McGill University studying with Ali Yazdanfar, Principal Bass of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Currently a member of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra Alec has also appeared with, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, among others. Having taught at the Peabody Preparatory, Alec also receives a great amount of joy from working with children. In addition to the Bryn Mawr School, Alec teaches at Morgan State University while also maintaining a private studio in Baltimore City. During the summer Alec can be found teaching at Bass Works and the Baltimore String Orchestra Camp.