Alexa, named after Billy Joel’s ‘Downeaster Alexa’ and great-grandaughter to Gerardo Macias of Cuba’s famous group - Los Guaracheros De Oriente, has always felt a close relationship to Music. She grew up listening to Billy Joel, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles - which inspired her to become a musician.
Alexa graduated from Miami-Dade College with her Associate in Arts in 2018. During her time at Miami-Dade College, Alexa participated in multiple Jazz and percussion ensembles in and outside of the college. In 2017 Alexa studied Arts and Humanities Abroad in Europe. This experience helped shape her perspective on life, arts and her career goals.
Continuing her education, May 2022 Alexa recieved her Bachelor's Degree in Music Studies from the University of South Florida as well as completing a minor in Entrepreneurship and recieving a certificate in digital marketing.
Currently residing in Miami, Alexa works as a freelance drummer, digital marketer and Director of Operations at The SFCPA pursuing her passion for music, family, and education.