Considered an ‘extraordinary musician’ by Martha Argerich, critically acclaimed Steinway Artist Alexandre Dossin enjoys active performing, recording and teaching careers.
Dossin is professor of piano and chair of piano at the University of Oregon School of Music, and is also on the faculty at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
Originally from Brazil, Dossin is a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, and holds a doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He served as assistant for Sergei Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, and William Race and Gregory Allen at UT, Austin.
A prizewinner of several international piano competitions, Dossin received First Prize and the Special Prize at the 2003 Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in Buenos Aires. Other international awards include the Silver Medal and Second Honourable Mention at the Maria Callas Grand Prix, and Third Prize and the Special Prize at the ‘W.A. Mozart’ International Piano Competition, in addition to several awards from competitions in Brazil.
An active recording artist, his discography comprises 15 albums released across several labels, including seven albums with Naxos and six editions/recordings for G. Schirmer. His work has been praised in numerous international publications including Diapason, Financial Times, Fanfare, American Record Guide and Clavier.
Dossin is vice president of The American Liszt Society, president of the Oregon Chapter of The American Liszt Society, and is one of the recipients of the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence at the University of Oregon.