About me

Artistic Director and founder of the Allegra music festival and of Chroma Quartet. Mr. Alanis posses a D.M.A. (Doctoral in Music Arts) in Violin Performance from the University of Houston with a minor in Viola Performance. There he studied with Dr. Kirsten Yon and Prof. Wayne Brooks, respectively. He also earned two Master’s degrees in Violin Performance and Violin Pedagogy from Texas Tech University.

He has been the featured soloist in the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, the Zacatecas Philharmonic Orchestra, Sejong Dream Tree Orchestra (South Korea), Honduras National Conservatory Orchestra, among others. He has participated in many music festivals including Lyrica Fest, Kent Blossom where he performed with the acclaimed Cleveland Symphony.

Mr. Alanis was part of the Symphony of Southeast Texas, (YOA) Orchestra of the Americas, Midland-Odessa and Symphony Orchestra, University of Houston Symphony and the Texas Tech Symphony where he served as concertmaster.

Mr. Alanis graduated with a Violin Performance Bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Veracruzana with Mikhail Medvid, and chamber music lessons with the renowned cellist Jose Arias. Dr. Alanis has been awarded many scholarships which have allowed him to play for world renowned musicians in international music festivals.

Currently, he is part of the YOA Global Leaders, he is the Assistant concertmaster of the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, and the violinist and violist of the Chroma Quartet. 

External links:

Suzuki Association
of the Americas

Orquesta Sinfónica
de Xalapa

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