Cherith Alexander, intermediate piano
Cherith Alexander is a dynamic Saskatchewan pianist. After completing her A.R.C.T. at the age of 15, Cherith began studying with William Moore of the University of Regina. She went on to win numerous provincial competitions including the SMFA Concerto Competition after which she performed as a guest soloist with the Regina Symphony Orchestra. In 1991 she represented Saskatchewan at the National Music Festival. She has studied in Toronto, at the Banff School of the Arts with Jane Coop, and the University of British Columbia where she was a pupil of Lee Kum Sing and a winner of the UBC Concerto Competition.
An experienced collaborative pianist and chamber musician, Cherith has performed with many renowned musicians and especially enjoys coaching young musicians “from the piano bench”. Another musical highlight for Cherith has been travelling eight times to the National Music Festival as an accompanist for the Saskatchewan competitors. In 2015 she performed as a guest with the Regina Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players.
Cherith lives on a farm near Weyburn, Saskatchewan with her husband and four children. She is in demand as a piano and theory teacher, adjudicator, clinician and performer. Her piano students have received acclaim at both the provincial and national level. In 2011 her pupil Meagan Milatz was the grand prize winner in the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Association piano competition. She has also become a frequent piano adjudicator at major festivals throughout Western Canada including Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, and the Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver Kiwanis Festivals.