Andrew Zohn

Andrew Zohn photo 2016 (1)American guitarist Andrew Zohn is recognized internationally for his work as a performer, instructor, and composer. He has performed concerts on five continents as a soloist and chamber musician.  In addition to extensive touring throughout the United States, recent performances include venues in China, Spain, Italy, Egypt, Malaysia, Germany, and the Netherlands.  A recent critic has said: Zohn…easily demonstrated how he is one of the most sought after performers on the classical guitar as his fingers deftly plucked some of the most subtle of tones on the instrument.The Star, Kuala Lumpur.

Since 1999, Dr. Zohn has served on the faculty of the Schwob School of Music (Columbus State University) in Georgia, where he is the Jo and George Jeter Distinguished Chair in Guitar. He has performed and taught at many of the world’s most prestigious music festivals including the Festival of New Music (Central Conservatory of Music, China), Sevilla Guitar Festival (Spain), Guitar Festival Changsha and (China), the Iserlohn Guitar Symposium (Germany), the Guitar Foundation of America (USA), and Musica Ravenna (Italy), and GuitareMontreal (Canada). Students of Andrew Zohn have won prizes in over 100 national and international competitions including The Parkening International, The Guitar Foundation of America, The World Guitar Competition (Serbia), and The Asia International (Bangkok).   Many of his students have been also been featured on the American National Public Radio program highlighting outstanding young musical talent From the Top.

A strong advocate for new music, Zohn has been responsible for commissioned works by, among others, Sergio Assad, Stephen Goss, and Atanas Ourkouzounov.   Original compositions and transcriptions by Andrew Zohn are published through Les Productions d’Oz, Canada, Tuscany publications (Theodore Presser), and FJH Publications. His recordings for Clear Note and Centaur Records have received wide acclaim from American Record Guide, Classical Guitar Magazine, GuitArt Magazine, Soundboard, Guitarra Magazine, and Rosewood Review.