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Steve Thachuk

Steven Thachuk is known as one of Canada’s most outstanding and versatile guitarists. Performing works from J.S. Bach and Toru Takemitsu to John Lennon and Radiohead, he consistently challenges the nature of the instrument’s repertoire and boundaries. Playing both traditional classical guitar and a steel string instrument, he has appeared in recital, as a chamber musician, and soloist with orchestra throughout North America and Europe. Thachuk has an international reputation as a leading teacher and pedagogue of the instrument. In 2002, Steve Thachuk was appointed as Professor of Guitar and Chair of Guitar Studies at California State University, Northridge. Thachuk is a member of the Meyer/Thachuk Guitar Duo and also performs with flutist Sarah Wass. In 2009, he toured with Jeff Young (Megadeth, Badi Assad) and Scott Morris in the USA and England. Steven Thachuk is a BMI composer and lives in Los Angeles and Toronto.