Having recently graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in classical guitar and instruction from Christopher Parkening, Alex Park is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree with Andrew York at Cal State Fullerton.
In February 2016, he was chosen as the winner of the Thomas M. Osborn Concerto Competition, resulting in the opportunity to perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with the Pepperdine University Orchestra. In addition to that, Alex was chosen as a finalist for the Classics Alive Young Artists Competition, and placed second in the American Guitar Society’s Bickford Award in 2015. At the Pacific Guitar Festival in Monrovia, California, he was a finalist in the solo division in 2013, as well as a finalist in the chamber mixed division in 2014. At the 2013 Parness Concerto Competition, sponsored by the Culver City Symphony Orchestra, Alex placed Honorable Mention.
Alex has participated in masterclasses with Christopher Parkening, Jason Vieaux, Andrew York, Thibaut Garcia, Jubilant Sykes, Detlev Bork, and the Ironwood Duo. In addition to the classical guitar, Alex has worked on film and media projects as a session guitarist and a film composer. He currently teaches at Pangrazio Music Conservatory in Los Angeles, California.