Alan Valladares is currently studying classical guitar performance under Mr. Rafael Padron at the Frost School of Music department of University of Miami. By the age of 17, Alan started to take private classical guitar lessons with Dr. Federico Bonacossa, and by age 19 he was fully admitted to study Classical guitar performance at New World School of the Arts music department with Dr. Albert Kunze.

Alan has been a mentor for Young Musicians Unite since 2013 and is an active member and composer for Compositum Musicae Novae (is a not-for-profit organization of classically trained composers, musicians, and dancers exposing the public to new artistic expressions in music, and the visual and literary arts.)