Principal Solo Pianist
Alex Foaksman began his career working in the Kharkov Conservatory in Ukraine before moving to the United States with his family in 1994. A year later, he joined the Boston Ballet as a full-time pianist for CDE. As Pianist for the Center for Dance Education, he played for several company and school productions including “Four Hands,” “Allegro Brilliante,” “La Bayadera,” and “Les Sylphides.” In 2007, he was promoted to Company Pianist with the Boston Ballet Company.
Recently, Mr. Foaksman performed for the Opening Ceremonies of the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi and recorded a solo CD entitled “Music for Ballet Masters” in collaboration with the great Russian ballet teacher, Madam Legat.
Mr. Foaksman received his M.S. degree at the Kharkov Conservatory in Ukraine as a piano teacher, soloist, chamber player, and accompanist.