"Both technically gifted and musical to the core." Los Angeles Times
The guitarist Marc Teicholz graduated with distinction from Yale University in 1985, later taking his master's degree at the Yale School of Music. He also gained a J.D. degree from the Boalt School of Law at the University of California in 1990.
He was awarded first prize at the 1989 International Guitar Foundation of America Competition and was also a prize winner at the 1991 New York East-West Artists Competition.
Marc Teicholz has undertaken concert tours throughout the United States of America and Canada, to considerable acclaim. In addition, he has appeared in solo concert in Russia, South East Asia and New Zealand and with orchestral accompaniment in Spain, Portugal, California and Hawaii. Besides his recitals and concert appearances, he has made a number of recordings. He has also had new works written specially for him.
On the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory, he teaches at the California Summer Arts Festival and the Weatherfield Music Festival in Vermont.
For Naxos, Mr Teicholz has made his mark with two collections of Sor's music already committed to disc. In a show of his versatility, he has also recorded the fifth volume of the collected works for guitar by the 19th Century French virtuoso guitarist and composer Napoleon Coste.