Alden Hellmuth is a saxophonist, composer, and arranger living in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Hartford, CT she attended The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and went on to study at the prestigious Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the University of Hartford with a full tuition scholarship. There she studied with renowned jazz artists including Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Abraham Burton, Javon Jackson, Rene McLean, and Chris Casey.
Selected as one of Hartford’s Monday Night Jazz Series “Rising Stars,” she has performed at a variety of venues and festivals throughout New England and New York, including the esteemed Sidedoor Jazz Club, the Hartford Jazz Festival, Infinity Hall, Robert's Restaurant in Columbus Circle, Williamsburg Music Center, Tomi Jazz, and many more. She has had the opportunity to perform with a variety of notable musicians including Louis Hayes, Jeremy Pelt, Jimmy Heath, Charles Tolliver, Donald Harrison, Dezron Douglas, Ehud Asherie, EJ Strickland, Steve Davis, and Nat Reeves. In 2016 Alden was selected as a Dorothy Goodwin Scholarship recipient for her creative performance and compositional work honoring women in jazz.
Now a resident of Brooklyn, Alden performs regularly as both a leader and sideman around the city.