Alexander Zhu

Alexander has been drawing maps, creating civilizations, and dreaming about starships and strange worlds since he was a child. He is an avid traveler and an amateur foodie, and may be seen here and there playing piano occasionally. He is proud to have been involved in Zenkora for over half a decade.

Hometown

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Training

Alexander earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance with honors from New England Conservatory in Boston, and holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, where he is currently finishing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree with concentrations in Arts Leadership,Piano Performance, Music Theory, and Instrumental Conducting. He currently serves on the faculty of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

Alexander is a self-taught mapmaker and fictional historian, studying real world atlases, fantasy and fictional maps for many years, and working closely with Wesley to develop a fantastic and exciting background for the stories of Zenkora.

Favorite Movie

Rogue One, a Star Wars Story

Fun Fact

Alexander shares a birthday with Weird Al Yankovic

Hobbies

Travel, strategy games, and eating

Projects

LInks

alexanderzhumusic.com

pasadenaconservatory.org/about/faculty/alexander-zhu/

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