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W. Alex. Mackey, III

Alex Mackey first began to play the piano while in the first grade. Taking lessons off and on over the next nine years, he still couldn’t read music when he finally quit in the ninth grade. That’s where his interest in piano began. He started playing songs he heard on the radio by sounding them out.

Once in college at BYU, he saw someone play a different version of a hymn and thought to himself, “That can’t be too hard.”

He started to rearrange I Am a Child of God, which took almost four months to be able to play well in front of an audience. After playing this first arrangement in numerous church meetings, more and more requests came for rearranging other hymns.

Ten years and thousands of hours at the piano later—still unable to read music, he released his first full-length CD appropriately titled FINALLY.

Alex was born in South Carolina and has lived in 11 states and 2 countries. He served a church mission in Viña del Mar, Chile and graduated from BYU in 1996 with a degree in Advertising. He is currently running a video production company working and lives in Windermere, Florida.