Launch Concert

Alexandra Békés

Alexandra Békés, Cello

Alexandra Békés is a professional cellist and teacher currently living in Hobart. She first learnt
from TSO cellist Dale Brown for twelve years and then completed her Bachelor of Music with
f honours in 2019, studying with TSO principal cellist Sue-Ellen Paulsen. During her
studies, she was awarded the D&MV McDonald Scholarship, which allowed her to study with
Raphael Wallfisch, Rebecca Gilliver and Alexander Chaushian in London. In 2020 she continued
her performance studies with Trish Dean at Griffith University in Queensland. In the same year,
she was awarded her LmusA and the AUSTA award for the most outstanding string Diploma
candidate in Tasmania. Alex performs with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Hartz Piano
Trio and as a soloist. She has previously performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra and the
Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute. In her spare time, Alex thoroughly enjoys
hiking or swimming at one of the beautiful beaches in Tasmania.