Originally from Santa Rosa, CA, Alexander Margitich began his musical journey singing in the church choir that his father conducted. Alex took up the guitar and eventually attended Berklee College of Music where he studied guitar and composition. After his time at Berklee Alex found an opportunity playing bass in the band WATERS, leading him on a year long adventure of playing Rock n Roll all across the United States and in Europe. Eventually landing in Brooklyn, Alex spent the next few years teaching, writing, recording, and founding his own band, Andrei Rublev. Alex met his future wife in NY and got married in June 2016, the same month they moved to Portland OR.
While studying at Berklee College of Music Alex worked as student tutor and began developing skills as an instructor. Additionally, he received teacher training from NYC Guitar School and from Jerry King at Guitarfish. Alex now has years of experience and has been a staff teacher at NYC Guitar School and Concert School of Music.
In addition to teaching, Alex also works as a composer, choir conductor, performer, and songwriter, and has had songs licensed on network TV. In 2017 Alex began releasing music under the moniker, Telecommuter. His debut EP, Howling, was released in November of 2018.