American classical guitarist Evan Taucher is making a statement in the classical guitar world by establishing himself as both a performer and a presence onstage and online.
Taucher has enjoyed performing concerts across the United States and Europe, most recently performing and teaching in the 2019 at GuitarSarasota’s Concert Series, Grand Rapids International Artist Series, Madison Classical Guitar Series, as well as performing at the famous Palacio del Portalet in Alicante, Spain as well as at the Florida State University campus in Valencia, Spain.
Most recently, Taucher was chosen as one of six in the world to perform and study with the prolific Cuban composer Leo Brouwer in Banff, Canada. At the beginning of 2019, Taucher was chosen among all North American applicants as the 2019 Magellan Scholar to study in Spain with the classical guitar’s foremost luminaries.
During his two years of study with Cuban virtuoso Rene Izquierdo, Taucher won 8 separate prizes in professional competitions throughout the United States including 3 Grand Prizes. Taucher was also the first guitarist to enter the University of Texas at Austin’s Artist Diploma program, where he currently studies with Adam Holzman.
Taucher holds a Bachelor of Music from Florida State University where he studied with Bruce Holzman, as well as a two Masters’ degrees – one from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with Rene Izquierdo, and the other from the University of Alicante in Spain.
Taucher is passionate about sharing music on stages around the world, as well as connecting the vast guitar community through social media – namely Instagram and YouTube. Taucher has online courses available through online course giants JamPlay as well as PickupMusic and has recently been featured in Guitar Player Magazine, ClassicFM, and Tonebase.
Taucher is a D’Addario Artist and performs on a 2019 Steven Walter guitar.