Instrument/Department: Music Therapist, Hochstein Expressive Arts
Joined Hochstein faculty in: 2018
Alexander Huedepohl graduated with a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education from SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music in 2015 and graduated with a Master’s of Science in Music Therapy from Nazareth College in 2018. Alexander completed his M.S. in Music Therapy clinical internship requirement at Hochstein School of Music and Dance during the 2017-2018 school year and officially joined the Expressive Arts Department in July 2018.
Alexander has experience in working with a variety of populations including: adults and children with developmental disabilities, stroke survivors, elderly individuals with dementia, and adolescents with mental health needs. In addition, Alexander has experience working in multiple co-treats including speech, physical, occupational, and art.
More About Alexander Huedepohl
Hometown: Bloomfield, NY
What inspires me: Seeing the difference that music can make in people’s lives.
Why the arts matter: The arts provide us the means to express ourselves in ways that cannot be accomplished through other ways. It can connect people and bring about therapeutic healing that can enhance one’s live in a positive manner.
Favorite things to do in Rochester area: Attending the various music festivals around Rochester.
When I’m not at Hochstein, you can find me: Watching movies, walking on trails, traveling and exploring the world with my family.
My favorite local restaurant: Founder’s Café
My favorite place(s) to travel: South Korea, Japan
What people would be surprised to know about me: I was adopted from South Korea when I was a baby.