Governing Board & Counsel

Alberto Suarez, Member at Large

Alberto Suarez was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, and raised in South Florida. He has served as Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony since 2006, where he holds the Landon and Sarah Rowland Chair. Alberto was a member of the New World Symphony and has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony and Fort Worth Symphony. He spends his summers performing and teaching at the Round Top Festival Institute.

Diversity and Inclusion are important to Suarez. He has written and spoken on the subject and is proud to serve as a member of the Artist Council for the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), a field-wide initiative with the long-term goal of increasing diversity in American orchestras. For more information follow the link: http://www.sphinxmusic.org/national-alliance-for-audition-support/.