Alfred was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a Ukrainian mother and a Cuban father. The family moved to Sweden when he was 4 years old, where he started his musical journey by playing the trombone. After two years of bachelor studies with the trombone as his primary subject, he was admitted to study composition with Prof. Jan Sandström at Piteå Academy of Music. After accomplishing his bachelor’s exam in composition, Alfred continued with master studies in Malmö Academy of Music with Prof. Luca Francesconi. Alfred received his master’s degree in spring 2015 after graduating with his second chamber opera “Clownen Jac”. He then continued with a soloist diploma and finished his last years of studies at Universität fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna with Prof. Detlev Müller-Siemens. Following his studies, Alfred has continued to work actively as a freelance composer. Alfred has been admitted a Ph.D. position at the University of California Berkeley, where he will be researching extra physical aspects of sound creation.
Alfred’s music has been performed in various venues in Europe, Asia, and America in collaboration with various ensembles and orchestras. Some to mention are Antwerpen Symphony Orchestra (BE), Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (RU), Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (SE), Auditivvokal Dresden (GER), the Riot Ensemble (UK), Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (SE), Fontana Mix Ensemble (IT), Kreutzer Quartet (UK), Ensemble Nordlys (DK) and Norrbotten Neo (SE).