Alex Mitchell studied the saxophone at the Royal Northern College of Music, graduating with both a Degree and a Professional Performance Diploma. As a member of the Adelphi Saxophone Quartet he was a finalist in the Royal Overseas League Competition, received a major award from the John Tunnell Trust and was selected to perform as part of the Park Lane Group Young Artists Concert Series. He has given recitals in North America and Canada as well as all over the United Kingdom in venues such as the Purcell Room, the Barbican Centre, and St Martin-in-the-Fields. He is an EMI recording artist and has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and Granada TV. He has also performed at the British and World Saxophone Congresses, at the New England Saxophone Symposium and at the Spitalfields Festival. He also has experience with orchestral theatre work, including a summer season with the National Youth Theatre, a winter season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre and on board a P&O liner. Alex Mitchell has appeared regularly at the Edinburgh Fringe in possibly the world's only tribute band to the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band. He teaches the saxophone at St Paul's School and at Godolphin & Latymer School, and has been a visiting saxophone tutor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the United States, and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.