profile_pic_tmrAlex studied jazz and classical music at Harper College for two years and received an Associates in Fine Arts Music degree. He is a licensed sound engineer. Within the last five years, he has performed in an original hard rock band, a party cover band, a classic rock and blues cover band, and an acoustic duo performing consistently throughout the Chicago area. He has taught guitar privately and at the Palatine Music Center for the last four years.

First piece of music that had a profound effect on me: “Eruption” by Eddie Van Halen

Music teacher who inspired me the most: Peter Aglinskas

How I am making the world a better place: Inspiring others to pursue their passion for music

Favorite quote about music: “To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable” – Ludwig van Beethoven