Alex Misko, a modern fingerstyle guitar prodigy, mesmerizes audiences worldwide and represents a remarkable new generation in his craft. His music bridges the old and new, captivating millions online. With five albums, global tours and accolades, he's a true guitar maestro. From viral videos to Carnegie Hall, his universal language of melody enchants all.
At just 25 years old, this virtuoso plays stages worldwide, and his performances have garnered widespread recognition, both in his homeland and abroad. Drawing inspiration from the pioneering musicians who shaped and expanded the genre, Misko breaks new ground while staying true to the essence of the music. In 2015, Misko's video featuring an original composition, "Guitar + Pen Tapping Song", rapidly gained over a million views. Then, in January 2017, his video cover of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" received more than 30.000.000 views on Facebook, marking a significant milestone in his entry into the international guitar scene.
December 2017 witnessed the release of his second album, "Beyond The Box," and the album's first single, a rendition of George Michael's "Careless Whisper," gained over 80.000.000 views on Facebook and YouTube within a month. Misko's YouTube channel has experienced exponential growth, now boasting over 860,000 followers. In November 2019, he unveiled his third album, "Roundtrip," and on January 21, 2020, he shared the illustrious Carnegie Hall stage with the world-renowned harp player Alexander Boldachev.
Misko's musical journey is both awe-inspiring and straightforward. He began playing the guitar at the age of 12, studying classical guitar with a private teacher for three years. After discovering the modern "Fingerstyle" guitar technique online, he went on a self-taught journey to master it. Since 2016, Misko has released five albums and actively performed across the globe, captivating audiences with his solo shows. He is also deeply involved in teaching and recording music. In October 2018, he was honored with the prestigious title of "Guitarist of the Year" by the renowned UK magazine "MusicRadar." With a unique style that seamlessly blends technical prowess and musicality, Misko's original compositions resonate with listeners from all walks of life, as his music transcends cultural barriers and speaks a universal language.
“Acoustic Guitarist of the Year (2018)”
— MusicRadar Magazine (UK)