Selected Alumni Bios

Alex Kass

Alex Kass (M.M. Music Technology 2005) currently serves as director of technology at Princeton University's Department of Music, where he oversees three recording studios and fifty annual concerts, including a series of world premieres of new music by faculty and graduate composers.  He has taught at Yale University and NYU's Department of Recorded Music, and has worked as the chief recording engineer at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

Alex has recorded spots for National Public Radio, and has worked as live sound engineer at Zankel Auditorium at Carnegie Hall.  He was a member of the steering committee for the 123rd Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City in October 2007.  He has recorded artists ranging from the Tokyo String Quartet to the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, and recently produced and released his third personal album under the pseudonym DJ Canoli.

In April 2008, Alex was awarded a grant from Princeton to oversee a full audio/visual redesign of the university's primary academic concert hall.