Alex Grimes – Guitar
Alex Grimes completed his undergraduate studies at the Columbia College in Chicago for Composition and a Minor in Guitar performance. He furthered his education by receiving his Masters Degree in Composition from the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom .
Alex enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. He teaches guitar, electric bass, ukulele, and beginning piano. Students can expect a solid foundation in good playing technique, scales, chord structure, theory, and a wide variety of resource materials all geared towards making learning to play an instrument fun.
Although he has a strong emphasis on composition, Alex has studied and worked with many world leading performers, composers and researchers. He has presented his music internationally in concerts, lecture presentations, and workshops.
Alex is a frequent collaborator with ongoing engagements in music communities in Chicago and the in UK. Some of the local ensembles include: Axiom Brass, Ensemble Dal Niente, and Gilded Records.
Alex is the founder, organizer, and curator for the Pianos without Organs Festival in Raleigh, NC.