Faculty Bio
Alvin Castro


Bachelor of Arts, Azusa Pacific University
Master of Music, Azusa Pacific University
Alvin Castro is a local guitarist/music instructor in the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley. He attended Azusa Pacific University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Guitar Performance and Music Education. He studied classical guitar with Michael Kozubek and Jazz/Contemporary Guitar with Tom Hynes. He continued his studies at APU, eventually earning a Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance. He has extensive experience playing guitar in a variety of styles such as Classical, Jazz, R&B, Gospel, World Music, and Musicals.
Alvin has taught private guitar lessons since 2004. He also has taught music in secondary private schools since 2005. Several of his former students have gone on to become professional musicians and have been admitted to schools such as Biola University and Berklee College of Music.
Guitar Program