Lecturer in Guitar
Travis Silvers completed his Guitar Performance concentration with David Feingold and his Music History and Literature concentration with Dr. Mary Terey-Smith at Western Washington University. He completed his graduate studies in Guitar Performance with James Reid at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, University of Idaho. Travis has also studied guitar with M. Hilliard Wilson and with Sharon Isbin at the Aspen School of Music.
Travis has attended and performed in master classes for such artists as Ricardo Cobo, Ana Vidovic, Paul O'Dette, David Starobin and George Crumb. Travis has concertized in Europe, Canada, and the United States as a soloist, as a member of an early music ensemble, and as a member of ¡Tritarra!.
Travis is currently music faculty at the University of the Pacific, San Joaquin Delta College and Modesto Junior College. He is also a founding member of the guitar trio ¡Tritarra! and co-director/founder of the biennial Central Valley Guitar Festival ¡Guitarraganza!
Recent performances include the 2012 University of the Pacific Resident Artist series, a 2013 Friends of Music recital, an appearance with the Stockton Symphony and the Broadway Tenors at the 2013 Holiday Pops concert and a concerto appearance with the MJC orchestra.