More About Alex
Alex Biniaz-Harris uses music to tell stories and pursue positive social change. Born and raised in Washington, DC and based in Los Angeles, he has studied piano since age 4 and now performs and writes music in genres ranging from classical to pop.
Alex plays keys, sings background vocals, and performs music director duties for several artists, including BAUM, Colin Mags, Emory Davis, iamnotshane, Jessie Berg, JORDY, and ROLE MODEL. He has performed at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Greek Theatre, and has played festivals including South by Southwest and Lollapalooza.
Alex has composed short films for rising star director Burton Chaikin, Capsules and In Other Words, the latter of which premiered at the 2019 Burbank International Film Festival. He has also performed two of his compositions, based on music of the Holocaust and Cambodian genocide respectively, in Kraków, Poland as well as Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia. He and his partner in those ventures, Ambrose Soehn, co-directed and produced a film about their Cambodian music project — Garuda’s Song — which premiered at the 2019 Cambodia Town Film Festival.
Alex is using his platform in the arts, business, and philanthropy to create a more sustainable, mindful, and engaged world.