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Alexander Park

Adjunct Professor
Fine Arts, Seaver College

Biography

Alex Park is an artist, international concert guitarist, and educator. He has played concerts throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, and Austria. Alex has received numerous competition awards; he was the winner of the Thomas M. Osborn Concerto Competition at Pepperdine University, and was given the opportunity to perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with the Pepperdine Orchestra. Alex has also been a prizewinner for the 2019 Parkening International Guitar Competition, Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition, Orange County Guitar Circle Competition, American Guitar Society's Bickford Award, the Classics Alive Young Artists Competition, Pacific Guitar Competition, and the 2016 Lee Ritenour's Six String Theory Competition.

Alex received his bachelor of arts degree from Pepperdine University studying under Christopher Parkening, and received his master of music degree from California State University Fullerton studying under Andrew York. He is currently attending the University of Southern California to pursue his Doctor of Musical Arts degree studying under Scott Tennant. He has also studied and taken masterclasses with Angel Romero, Pepe Romero, Jason Vieaux, Martha Masters, Paul Galbraith, and many others. In addition to the classical guitar, Alex has worked on film and media projects as a session guitarist and film composer. Most notably, he recorded on the guitar for the soundtrack of Lew Wallace: Shiloh Soldier, Ben Hur Bard, an Emmy Award winning documentary in the Musical Composition/Arrangement category. Alex is endorsed by Augustine Strings.

Education

  • MM, California State University Fullerton, 2018
  • BA, Pepperdine University, 2015