Alex Greenbaum

Continuo (Basso Continuo) String Instruments Violoncello

Students & Online Coaching

Alex coaches both individuals and ensembles at beginner, intermediate, and advanced playing levels. Alex is open to online coaching sessions and lessons.

Background & Offerings

Born in New York, cellist Alex Greenbaum enjoys a diverse and adventurous musical life. As a member of the Hausmann Quartet he is an Artist-in-Residence at San Diego State University, where he teaches cello and chamber music. As a long-time member of The Knights he has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe, from New York to Vienna, Ireland, Germany and the Canary Islands, and appeared at the festivals of Caramoor, Dresden, Ojai, Ravinia, Tanglewood and last season in Aix-en-Provence and Hamburg‘s Elbphilharmonie. He has recorded for Ancalagon, Bridge, Canary Classics, Cantaloupe, In a Circle, Koch, Naxos, Warner Classics and Sony records.

His varied interests have led to collaborations with dance companies, recordings for film, television and commercials, early music work and performances throughout Mexico. Locally, Alex is a founding member of the San Diego Baroque Soloists, a mainstay on the Art of Élan series, an affiliated artist with San Diego New Music and appears regularly with Bach Collegium San Diego and the Hutchins Consort. A dedicated advocate for new music, past associations include the Tarab Cello Ensemble and Hutchins East, performances with the FLUX Quartet, Newband and at Music at the Anthology (MATA). His teachers have included Steven Doane, Marcy Rosen, Ross Harbaugh, Joseph Elworthy and Andre Emelianoff. He lives in North Park.


  • Contemporary Music
  • Early Music
  • Standard Repertoire



3401 32nd St San Diego, CA 92104