Ivan Chopik: blue chop messenger

Ian Chopik is on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/ivanchopik

Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth teaches Ivan Chopik how to play 'Ending Credits' as part of GuitarMessenger.com's Artist Masterclass with Mikael.

Ivan Chopik jamming with Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth

Ivan Chopik - T-Bone Shuffle @ Berklee Performance Center

Ivan Chopik - Cherry Red Wine @ Berklee Performance Center

Ivan Chopik is a guitarist, composer, producer, and journalist currently studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a scholarship to attend the college and is double-majoring in Guitar Performance and Music Business & Management.

Ivan also runs Guitar Messenger (www.guitarmessenger.com), an online magazine dedicated to music fans of all styles and genres and provides them with in-depth interviews, artist features, interactive lessons, reviews, and information about the music business and its current events.

Currently Ivan is in the process of writing material for his Boston-based metal band MORTAVIV (www.mortaviv.com). The group is preparing for the recording of their debut album, to be released in Spring 2009.