Michael Chapdelaine is the only guitarist ever to win First Prize in the world’s top competitions in both the Classical and Fingerstyle genres: the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championships. In the 80’s and 90’s Michael proved himself to be one of the world’s finest classical guitarists, and in 1994 he turned his attention to pop music, in arranging, producing and recording Time-Life Music’s beautiful Guitar by Moonlight collection, which sold 250,000 copies in it’s first two years in the stores. Michael is Professor of Music and head of guitar studies at the University of New Mexico. His return performance will conclude the Steel String Series as well a be the rousing finale to the 2016-17 GCGS Concert Series.
Visit Michael’s website for more information on his career and projects.
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