Alex Garcia

Opus 10 - Cruzando la Frontera

Alex Rosales Garcia lived as an undocumented immigrant in California until 2005. Today, he’s a full-fledged U.S. citizen. In addition to performing as a member of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, he teaches the next generation of Mexican-American musicians in Southern California. In this opus, Garrett chats with Alex about his illegal border crossing and how his Mexican heritage serves as an advantage in his career as a teacher and performer. In the prelude, Garrett and Scott talk about some of their cross-country moves and the importance of friendship along the way.

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