Alex Perialas is an associate professor and director of the sound recording technologies program at Ithaca College. A 35-year veteran of the recording industry, Alex grew up in a music business family. He started in the early 1970’s as an audio engineer at the age of 16, working towards the goal of becoming a world-class record producer. This goal was realized in the early 1980’s as Perialas was honored with his first of many gold and platinum records as record producer, engineer and mixer. Perialas has also been Grammy-nominated for work in the audio field. With credits on hundreds of projects, Perialas has worked on a gamut of musical styles and forms including classical recordings with Malcolm Billson, Steven Stucky, Xak Bjerken, Sergiu Luca and David Borden. Multiple credits on jazz, blues projects as well as film and television credits for film score and music mixing.