Alex Krawczyk is the Program Manager and Lead Brass teacher with Accent Pontiac and has been in this role since September 2018. Krawczyk is an active performer and music educator based in Detroit. Currently, he serves as the principal trombone with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in Indiana. As an activist for music education, Krawczyk has worked with other El Sistema-inspired programs such as Sistema Ravinia in Chicago and La Orquesta Juvenil del Sodre in Uruguay. As a performer, he keeps an active concert schedule performing with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Eastern Music Festival, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and the Muscaine Symphony Orchestra. Along with performing regularly with many orchestras, Krawczyk is able to move fluidly through many other genres of music from early music, pop, and jazz, performing regularly with such ensembles as Sacabuche, the Bach Collegium, Forgotten Clefs, and Musica Ecclesia.
Krawczyk holds a bachelor of music in trombone performance with a teacher's certification from University of Iowa, under the tutelage of David Gier and Jonathan Allen. Krawxczyk also received a master of music in trombone performance from Indiana University, where his education included studies with Carl Lenthe, Pete Ellefson, and Dee Stewart.