"Both technically gifted and musical to the core.” Los Angeles Times
"Teicholz is an exquisitely sensitive and skillful musician.” San Francisco Classical Voice
Marc Teicholz, classical guitarist, is the first prize-winner of the 1989 International Guitar Foundation of America competition. Marc Teicholz has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, receiving critical acclaim for his recitals and master classes. Some of the major concert halls he has performed in include Los Angeles’ Ambassador Auditorium, Atlanta’s Spivey Hall, and Columbia’s Koger Center.
Mr. Teicholz has toured Russia, Poland, and Switzerlandas well as Southeast Asia, Fiji, and New Zealand under the auspices of the U.S.I.A. Artistic Ambassador program. He has appeared as a soloist with the Pacific Symphony, Far Eastern Orchestra in Russia, the Metropolitan Orchestra in Lisbon, Portugal, the Cordoba Orchestra in Spain, the Santa Cruz Symphony, the Houston Chamber Orchestra, the California Symphony, New Millennium Strings, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Oakland Symphony, the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, and the Maui Symphony. Mr. Teicholz also toured extensively with the popular quartet, "A Festival of Four.” He has recorded several solo CD’s for Naxos, Sugo, and Menus and Music, as well as the pilot soundtrack for George Lucas’ "Young Indiana Jones.” He enjoys working with composers, including Andrew Imbrie, Dusan Bogdanovic and Lee Actor, to produce new guitar literature and has premiered several new works written for him. New Releases include a solo CD of waltzes recorded on vintage instruments with GSI which was named by Acoustic Magazine as one of the 10 best CDs of 2011 and a debut CD with the Pacific Guitar Ensemble which was named by Acoustic Magazine as one of the 10 best CDs of 2012. A new recording of the music of Ernesto Nazareth, arranged and produced by Sergio Assad, will be released in the spring of 2014. He is also premiering a new concerto by Clarice Assad in 2014.
He is on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and at California State University East Bay. Recently he has participated at the Moab Music Festival, the National Guitar Summer Workshop, the California Summer Arts Festival and the Weathersfield Music Festival in Vermont. He has been invited to give master classes all over the world. Marc Teicholz graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, 1985, received a master’s degree from the Yale School of Music, 1986, and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley at the Boalt School of Law, 1990.
In the recital Marc Teicholz will perform music by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Nazareth, and S.Assad.
This concert is made possible thanks to the support of VSO School of Music and Lochhead Precision Engineering.