Aidan Alcocer, horn – 2017-2018 YOSA Concerto Competition Winner

Aidan Alcocer, born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, started playing the horn in the sixth grade. He is currently a senior at the North East School of The Arts and has been in YOSA for the past four seasons. Aidan has participated in multiple summer programs including San Antonio Brass, YOSA summer camp, and most recently the National Youth Orchestra 2, where he had his Carnegie Hall debut this past summer. He currently studies with San Antonio Symphony horn player Adedeji Ogunfolu and is going to be pursuing a degree in horn performance from the University of Michigan in the fall.