Miguel Velazquez

Miguel Velazquez is a classical guitarist based out of Southern California. He became fascinated with the guitar at the age of 15 and has been playing ever since. He began his classical studies at age of 18 and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Music degree from California State University, Northridge in classical guitar studies where he was the recipient of the Arts Council Scholarship. He has studied under the careful guidance of John Dearman, Mathew Greif and Steven Thachuk. Miguel’s teaching style extends from classical to fingerstyle, folk, rock and blues. He has been teaching throughout schools in the South Bay area for over 5 years where he has had the opportunity to teach students young and adult of different backgrounds and musical goals. As an active member in his community educating the youth, he received an award for outstanding community educator. As a musical educator, Miguel understands the importance of tailoring his teachings to better suit the student and their musical aspirations.