|Name Meyrick Alexander||Role Soloist|
|Similar People Martin Gatt, John Orford, Graham Sheen, London Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Warren‑Green|
Meyrick Alexander (born 18 May 1952) is a British bassoonist.
Meyrick Alexander was Principal Bassoon of the Philharmonia Orchestra for 30 years, joining in 1980, and leaving in the summer of 2010. He has appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions including performances of the Mozart Bassoon Concerto under Vladimir Ashkenazy. He has made two solo recordings with the London Chamber Orchestra. Alexander is a specialist in the performance of the Baroque bassoon in which capacity he plays in John Eliot Gardiner's Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and the English Baroque Soloists.
He is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and the Birmingham Conservatoire.
In September 2010 he took up the post of Head of Woodwind at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.