Tenor Alexander Wilson grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2012 he graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Sciences majoring in geology and a Bachelor of Music in classical performance voice under the direction of Judy Bellingham. His singing talent earnt him success in a variety of competitions throughout New Zealand. In 2012 he placed third in the Lexus Song Quest, and was the winner of the Otago Daily Times Aria competition. Armed with the Patricia Pratt Scholarship and tuition grants from the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and Creative New Zealand Alexander was accepted into the International Academy of Voice in Cardiff to complete a Masters in Advanced Vocal Studies under the direction of Dennis O’Neill.