Alexander Sharpe (Violin)

Alexander SharpeViolinist Alexander Sharpe is an active performer and teacher in the New York area. In addition to performing with the Hofstra String Quartet, he is a member of the Orchestras of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola and the Voices of Ascension, and has performed with the orchestras of the National Chorale, the Stamford Symphony, and the Gotham City Orchestra. In addition, he toured the Puglia region of Italy performing as a soloist in the concert series Camerata Musicale Salentina and has appeared as a soloist with the Hofstra Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Sharpe has been teaching at Hofstra University since 1997, and is also a member of the faculty at New York University. Mr. Sharpe received his Bachelor of Music from the Mannes College of Music, his Master of Music from The Juilliard School and his Doctor of Musical Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His principal teachers have included Sally Thomas, Lazar Gosman, and Ann Setzer.

Oyster Bay Music Festival

Last summer thirty-five talented young musicians ages 11-24 from all over Long Island and New York State gathered here in Oyster Bay to train and perform in engaging, intimate concerts, spreading the excitement of live classical music performance and practicing their craft along the way.

Join us this summer, June 24th to July 2nd, for another exciting musical adventure! Visit our Application page for 2016 audition information.

Read Nicholas Wan's blogs about OBMF 2013!

Read Maxim Lando's blog post from OBMF 2015: a 12 year old perspective.