Alex LegerosAlex Legeros, Executive Director

email: alexlegeros@musicaloffering.org

Alex Legeros became TMO's Executive Director in 2013 and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Leadership program. He is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after consultants in the nonprofit arts community, serving on a number of boards and publishing research on engaging Millennials in classical music. The University of Minnesota's College of Continuing Education featured Alex in a recent profile, available online at cce.umn.edu/alex-legeros.

alex-legeros-with-bassoon_500x400Sergeant Legeros, as he is known on some weekends, is the bassoonist for the 451st Army Band stationed at Ft. Snelling. Alex performs with a number of local community bands and orchestras, including Edina's 1st Memorial John Philip Sousa Band where he has performed over 20 solos accompanied by the band, many of which can be found on YouTube. In addition to his professional consulting business, private bassoon lesson studio, and volunteer service, Alex still occasionally works as a bronze sculptor's assistant to his father and local artist Nick Legeros.

DanielDaniel Meyers, Marketing Consultant

Daniel Meyers grew up in Waverly, Iowa where he began playing double bass and saxophone at the age of 10. After graduating from high school, he went to St. Olaf College where he received his Bachelor of Music degree in double bass performance. Currently, he is finishing his Master of Music degree at DePaul University in Chicago, where he also plays with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and is a substitute for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
 
In addition to performing, Daniel is assistant editor for Bass World, the magazine of the International Society of Bassists, and does marketing and communications work for The Musical Offering. He is interested in exploring the way we perceive music and using that knowledge to change the way we talk about and promote classical music.
 
Daniel experiences community most profoundly through music and strives to foster that in his work. When he isn't playing, writing, reading, or thinking about music, he likes to read, cook, drink coffee, and explore Chicago and the outdoors.

AndrewAndrew Heavirland, Intern

Andrew Heavirland is originally from a small town about an hour due north of the Twin Cities. He attended Rush City High School previous to going to college, and his musical journey took off when he was in 9th grade. He started playing the bassoon and developed an interest in classical music, eventually leading him to audition into the local youth orchestra programs around the Twin Cities area during his junior and senior years of high school. During his senior year of high school, he also attended the University of Minnesota as a PSEO student, completing a full year of freshman music major courses and participating in the University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Currently, he is studying Computer Science at the UMN. When he’s not in class, he’s either hiking, doing photography, running, studying or exploring the Twin Cities. 

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