Born 1971 in Munich.1985-1992: private composition lessons with Konrad Jaeger and Prof. Kay Westermann.
1992-1998: Student of Prof. Hans-Jürgen von Bose (composition) and Prof. Ulrich Nicolai (conducting) at the "Musikhochschule Munich".
1992-1994: Attendance of various courses for composition
1995: scholarship holder of the city of Munich
1996: World premiere of the opera "Narrow Rooms" (Prinzregententheater Munich); world premiere of "Academic Songs" by the Munich Chamber Orchestra
1998-2001: Studies with Prof. Hans Zender and Prof. Isabel Mundry at the Frankfurt Musikhochschule
1998: Scholarship of the State of Bavaria
2000: Production of "Schöne Zeiten" (combination of: "Der Heideknabe" by Hebbel and "Phaedra" by Racine at "Neues Theater München"
2001: World premiere of "Beau Rivage" (chamber opera) at the A*DEvantgare Festival; live broadcast of "Harre Singe" at German radio.
2001-2002: Scholarship holder of "Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia" in Bamberg.
2003: Promotion award of the city of Munich.
After having had lessons (piano, cello) he started to compose.
Alexander Strauc got numerous composition comissions and wrote works for: Munich Chamber orchestra, Prinzregententheater, Bavarian State Opera, Young German Philharmony, Fredener Musiktage
As a conductor he works with several choirs.
Strauch's works have been both broadcastes and published on cd
„Amphion" („Der Hügel" on amph 20978) and the CD-series of the "Musikhochschule München" („Der Nachhauseweg" on CD #29).
Swiss Music Edition