Violinist Alexandra Hiew has performed in several orchestras throughout the US and Australia, and solo and chamber recitals in Australia, Germany, Italy, and the US. Engagements have included, the Aspen Music Festival, Ashlawn Opera Festival, and most recently the Tilde New Music Festival in Melbourne. Alexandra holds bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she studied violin with Kurt Sassmannshaus, Won-Bin Yim and Gabe Pegis, and chamber music with the Tokyo, Amernet and La Salle String Quartets. Her research explores the pedagogical implications of neuromusical and acoustical research and she has presented papers and workshops on the subject. Alexandra has taught at the New England Conservatorium of Music and Northern Kentucky University, and adjudicated for the Kentucky Music Educators Association and the University of Queensland. Alexandra is the Australian Ambassador for the Sassmannshaus Tradition and Violin Masterclass Live, and teaches at Balwyn High School and the Victorian College for the Arts Secondary School.