Al Pérez was born in Asturias (Spain). In 1994 he completed his studies in Classical Guitar at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid. During the same year, he was commissioned to create an electro-acoustic work featuring guitar, “La pasión de Cervantes“ at the Centro de Difusión de la Música Contemporánea in the Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid. In 1995 he was a finalist at the International Competition of Composition for Symphonic Band “Ciudad de la Coruña“ (Spain) and was awarded the First Prize of Excellence for Guitar in Perpignan, France. He has been awarded with three scholarships from the Spanish Government to study abroad: Haccetepe Universitesi Develet Konservatuvari, Turkey 1995/96; Gheorghe Dima School of music, Cluj Napoca, Romania 1997/98; The Royal Danish Conservatory, Copenhaguen (Denmark) 1998/99. Alberto was also awarded a scholarship from the French Government to research early Spanish-French music in Perpignan 1996/97. He has taught at the “Ankara University Guitar Department” in Turkey, “J. S. Bach Academy of Music” in France “North Kensington and Chelsea College Guitar Department” in London along with some private academies of music in Madrid. He has given a series of conferences on classical and electric guitar, presenting his essay “Guitar History Through its Methodology“ based on research carried out at the National Library of Spain, Historical Library of Madrid, British Library of London, Victoria State Library of Melbourne in Australia, and Central Library of New York in the USA. His music has been published by “Arte Tripharia” and “Alpuerto”, along with his transcriptions of early Renaissance guitar works. Alberto has toured extensively with rock and pop bands, also recording for other artists as a session musician and working on Spanish, French and Turkish TV. He has played concerts in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Romania, Turkey, France, Poland, Hungary, Moldova, United Kingdom, Chile and Australia.