Chris Fossek has performed as a soloist and in ensembles in such
venues as the Olympic Stadium of Rome, the RedCat Theater at Disney
Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara, and the
Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, and he is a Top-Ten Billboard charting
recording artist and composer.
He holds a Master’s degree in guitar performance from the California Institute
of the Arts, where he was greatly inspired by his mentor, world-renowned guitarist, improvisor, and composer, Miroslav Tadic.
Born in Santa Barbara, California, and raised studying classical piano music,
Chris Fossek has also lived for years in Italy, where he studied piano with Stefania Bellodi in Modena, and attended the faculty of DAMS at the University of Bologna. He has lived in Spain and Germany, and has traveled extensively throughout the "Greater Mediterranean" in such countries as Portugal, France, Slovenia, Croatia, and Turkey. His compositions are a unique blend of classical music, flamenco, eastern European folk music, and rock n' roll!