The Slovakian guitarist, Alexej Muran, started to play piano at the age of 6; however, after a year his teacher left so he continued his music studies with classical guitar, where he found true love. Alexej soon performed his first concerts in Bratislava. When he was 14 he was accepted to Bratislava Conservatory where he continued his study with a world-renowned guitarist Dr. Jozef Zsapka. During this time he also took master-classes with guitarists such as Alvaro Piery, Gabriel Guillen, Sergio Assad, John Duarte, Costas Cotiolis and many others. At the age of 18 he moved to Texas where he continued his music studies with Dr. Enrique Madriguera. After graduating from Southwestern Adventist University in Texas in 2003, he moved to Andrews University in Michigan, where he studied Masters in Old Testament Religion and taught classical guitar. Alexej is currently working on his Masters of Music in Classical Guitar Performance at Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he is studying with Denis Azabagic.
Alexej Muran has performed throughout Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, and the USA. He has played in Dallas Meyerson Symphony hall and Fort Worth Bass hall. He performed the Concerto de Aranjuez as guest artist with Brazos Symphony. He has given master-classes at University of Texas Dallas and he has made recordings with Bartlett Records.