Ahmed Anzaldúa is a Mexican classical pianist, teacher, and conductor of Egyptian descent. He is an active musician, performing in Mexico and the United States frequently as a soloist and conductor with orchestras, choirs, in recitals, and as a collaborative pianist. Ahmed Anzaldúa has eschewed competitions in favor of constantly learning new repertoire and championing new music. He currently lives in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he is part of the conducting graduate program at the University of Minnesota. He is the director and founder of Border CrosSing, an organization dedicated to integrating historically-segreated audiences, repertoire, and musicians through the performance of choral music. He is also an active freelance pianist, conductor, and teacher.