About Alexis

Now & Then

Alexis currently is the featured performer at dining and drinking establishments in northwest Indiana as well as at select Mariano’s locations around metro Chicago. She also instructs more than 30 piano students each week at her Chesterton, IN, studio. For over 40 years, Alexis has joyously
provided the soundtrack for more than 200 weddings in Indiana and Illinois, in addition to playing for corporate events and holiday parties.

Since the age of 2, Alexis has been entertaining people on the piano keys. Imitating her pianist mother’s performance of a Liszt sonnet as a toddler, Alexis went on to study at Northwestern University’s Preparatory School of Music and Northeastern Illinois University. During high school in suburban Chicago, Alexis was involved in everything music, from accompanying the swing choir, performing in musicals, singing with the choir, and playing in the marching, symphonic and jazz bands. She went on to attend Drake University, graduating as its first Music Theater major.

Career Highlights

The only non southern-California pianist out of 88 who accompanied Chubby Checker and the Radio City Rockettes at 1988’s Super Bowl XXII
• Winner, Young Artists Competition, Drake University (Khatchaturian’s “Piano Concerto”)
• Stadium Organist, Gary South Shore Railcats baseball team

• Recorded Organist, Perth (Australia) Heat baseball team

• Winner, Greek Women’s University Club music competition (Bach & Khatchaturian)
• Best Music Director, “The World Goes Round” with the Northwest Indiana Theater Guild
• Best Music Director, “Fiddler on the Roof,” with the Footlight Theater
• Accompanist, Dunes Summer Theatre & Footlight Theater
• Organist, Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Merrillville, IN