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 classical music 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, Turkey, and Lebanon. His compositions are a blend of classical music, flamenco, eastern European folk music, and rock n’ roll!