Alex Horton will join the bass section of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 2023. He currently serves as principal bass of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and section bass of the Grant Park Orchestra. Alex completed one year of graduate study at Indiana University as a student of Bruce Bransby, and earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Florida State University, where he studied with Melanie Punter. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Britt Festival Orchestra. Alex has spent summers at Brevard Music Center, and as a fellow at Aspen Music Festival. He maintains a private teaching studio in Birmingham, Alabama, and is a faculty member of Samford University and Auburn University.