Speaking of The Arts Radio Show
January 2018 started off quick with a radio interview with Monica Senecal Palmer on her weekly radio show Speaking of the Arts on KOPN in Columbia, Mo.
Columbia Tribune, NICHE: Caleb Alexander
Music tugged at Alexander early; he dabbled on piano and guitar at a young age, knowing he wanted to live a musical life long before his chops caught up.
Alexander’s father bought him a proper guitar as he transitioned into high school. Lessons on the instrument, and the satisfying challenges found in a high school music theory course, confirmed his early suspicions about what life would look — and sound — like.
Early playing focused on country and blues; at Alexander’s first guitar lesson, his instructor said “I can teach you to play the guitar or I can teach you to be a musician. Which one do you want to do?”