Evan is a classically trained guitarist and educator that is available for booking for a variety of venues.
American classical guitarist, Evan Taucher was born in 1992 and began classical guitar studies at age 19. Since then, he has won numerous prizes in national and international competitions. Taucher holds a Bachelor of Music from Florida State University where he studied with the world renown pedagogue Bruce Holzman, and recently completed a Master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee where he studied with the Cuban Virtuoso Rene Izquierdo. During his studies, Taucher had classes with musical luminaries such as John Williams, Alvaro Pierri, Sergio and Odair Assad, Aniello Desiderio, and Soloduo among others.
During his two years of study with Rene Izquierdo, Taucher won 8 separate prizes in professional competitions throughout the United States including 1st prizes in the Schubert Club Competition, Appalachian State Guitar Competition, and the SIYAO instrumental competition where he competed against all instruments and ensembles. In 2017, Taucher was awarded a grant from the U.S. Embassy to compete in the GuitarArt festival in Belgrade, Serbia. In the summers of 2014 and 2015, he performed at Busch Gardens Tampa on both solo classical and electric guitar with the award-winning Burn the Floor dance company. Taucher was also the first guitarist to enter the University of Texas at Austin’s prestigious Artist Diploma program where he currently studies with Adam Holzman.
Taucher actively engages with a large social media presence consisting of aspiring classical guitarists where he live-streams technique workshops weekly to those looking to improve their technical abilities.
Taucher has been a D’Addario Artist since 2018 and plays a guitar made by Steven Walter.