Bio and Program Description:
Known for his soulful playing and pyrotechnic live performances, steel string and classical guitarist Max Mondzac is the Sher Distinguished Scholar which the highest honor in the CU College of Music. He is also the first place winner of both the Northwest and Sierra Nevada Youth Guitar competitions. Max was endorsed by NWS Now as “Jaw Dropping” and the Methow Conservancy as, “a rising star with quite a range, from classical to jazz to steel string. We think you will be impressed.” After a year of hard work, on October 26, Max just released his debut solo album, “With You in Spirit.”
At the Preservery, Max will go all-out playing soul, funk, and folk tunes on his steel string guitar. Along with many original compositions, he will play some favorite pieces by his guitar hero, Tommy Emmanuel. Max will also be playing his arrangements of tunes by The Chainsmokers and Gnarls Barkley. It is going to be an epic and diverse set full of soulful melodies, shredding, and cool grooves!