One of the “youngest stars of the guitar world” according to New York Times, Jason Vieaux won the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Competition at the age of nineteen. Jason has been Head of the Guitar Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music since 2001, and in 2011 co-founded the classical guitar department at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music.
Aside from his years of teaching classical guitar, Jason has been an Artistic Ambassador of the US to Southeast Asia, a Naumburg Foundation Competition top prizewinner, a Cleveland Institute of Music Alumni Achievement Award recipient, a Salon di Virtuosi Career Grant winner, and a former NPR Young-Artist-in-Residence.
As a recording artist Jason has 12 albums to his name, including “Bach Vol 1: Works for Lute” (2009), “Images of Metheny” (2005), and “Sevilla: the music of Isaac Albéniz” (2003). Widely recognized as a contemporary modern guitarist who specializes in Spanish and baroque music, Jason continues to perform for audiences worldwide. Prior to teaching online at the ArtistWorks Guitar Campus, Jason taught less than a dozen students each year. http://artistworks.com/guitar-lessons-jason-vieaux
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