Alex is a guitarist and guitar instructor based in Rochester, New York. The majority of his experience as a player has been with alternative rock, progressive rock, and improvising bands. He has mostly recorded and performed around western New York state and New York City. The work of Guitar Craft has taken him around the United States, into Canada, and Italy: recording and performing as a member of the League Of Crafty Guitarists (based out of Atlanta, Georgia in 2003).
As an educator, Alex seeks to teach a stylistically ambiguous approach that can allow the student to learn music and the instrument. The primary aim is to allow the student to play the style that most appeals to them, but not be limited to that style if and when they find a need or desire to expand their vision.
Alex holds a BA in Music (Contemporary Guitar Studies), furthered his musical education through Guitar Craft, and studied photography & video editing at a local college.
Header photo of Irondequoit Bay by Alex Kelley.