Instrument: Ripieno Cornet
Member Since: 2017
Occupation: Senior Accounts Payable Representative
Mentors & Musical Heroes: Dr. Jennifer Moder (McKendree University), Ed Jacobs (SWIC), Dawn Weber
Favorite Brass Band Piece: Vitae Aeternum - Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Alex Smith graduated from McKendree University with a BBA in May 2017, where he double-majored in Accounting and Economics & Finance. Alex performed with the various ensembles at the university including the wind ensemble, concert band, brass quintet, marching band, and jazz band. In addition, Alex was also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Sigma Beta Delta. Although pursuing a career in accounting and finance, Alex greatly enjoys the opportunity to continue performing with the STLBB as well as the opportunity to learn from the other members of the band.