The Ellen Cooper Klyce & Martha Milford Boyd Fellowship


Alejandro Gallagher, viola 



A native of the Memphis area, Alejandro was the Carnegie Hall Performance Series soloist in 2017. He has participated as an Interlochen Summer Arts Program String Teaching Assistant for Leonard Schranze, a professor at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis.  In the summers of 2021-22 he has/is part of the Festival Del Lago in Ajijic, Guadalajara, Mexico. He has studied with Dr. Long Long Kang of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra as well as Mike Ouzounian, Juan Miguel Hernandez, Chauncey Patterson, Ralph Fielding and Leonard Schranze. 


He has been a member of Memphis Youth Symphony, Houston High School Honors Orchestra, Houston High School String Quartet, Beale String Quartet at the University of Memphis. Alejandro was selected for All National Honors Ensemble Orchestra 2015, has been selected for All West Tennessee Strings Orchestra since 2012 and All State String Orchestra from 2014 through 2017. He was first chair violist at All State in spring of 2015 through 2017 and for the Austin Peay Honors Orchestra Festival in fall of 2014 through 2015. 

If you are interested in sponsoring this fellowship please call Lindsey Stanfill, Development Director at 901-779-7826