Alex Park Guitar Alex Park Los Angeles Alex Park recently graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, studying Classical Guitar under Christopher Parkening. At the age of eight, he started playing the piano and at fifteen began his studies in classical guitar. In February 2016, Alex was the winner of the Thomas Osborn Concerto Competition where he was given the opportunity to perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with the Pepperdine 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 from Christopher Parkening, Jason Vieaux, Andrew York, Jubilant Sykes, Detlev Bork and the Ironwood Duo. In addition to classical guitar, Alex has worked on film and media projects as a session guitarist and film composer. He currently teaches at Pangrazio Music Conservatory in Los Angeles, California.