About Emilio Garcia
Get to know Emilio Garcia
Mr. Garcia has appeared solo in concerts, and as a chamber musician, most recently as a member of the Inaugural Virtual Guitar Orchestra to raise money for Doctors without Borders during the COVID19 Pandemic. His performance’s have garnered awards such as the Louis A. Armstrong Jazz Award, 2nd place at the OCC performance competition, and various other scholarships for excellence in performance and musicianship.
Mr. Garcia has attended masterclasses by composers and guitarists such as Leo Brouwer, Johannes Moller, Grisha Goryachev, Andrea Gonzales Caballero, and Mak Grgic.
Emilio Garcia holds an A.A.S degree in Music from Onondaga Community College where he was instructed by renowned classical guitarist Kenneth Meyer, and a B.M. and M.M in music performance from the State University of New York at Fredonia under the instruction of guitarist Evan Drummond where he also was a member of one of the university’s flagship touring ensembles, The Fredonia Guitar Quartet.
Mr. Garcia currently has a thriving studio of private classical guitar students alongside recently being accepted to the D.M.A. program at the University of Hartford.