Alberto Suarez was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, and raised in South Florida. He has served as Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony since 2006, where he holds the Landon and Sarah Rowland Chair. He spends his summers performing and teaching at the Round Top Festival Institute.
Suarez has served as guest principal horn with the Milwaukee Symphony and the Fort Worth Symphony. Suarez was a member of the New World Symphony from 2002-2006 and has toured internationally with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, New World Symphony, New York Symphonic Ensemble and the Pittsburgh Symphony.
In addition to performing with the Kansas City Symphony, Suarez performs locally with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and has appeared as a soloist with the Kansas City Symphony and the Overland Park Symphony.
Suarez was a founding member of the Huntington Brass Quintet (HBQ), which received critical acclaim for their 2002 recording, Daniel Pinkham: Music for Brass.