ADAM DEL MONTE (b 1966 )
Adam del Monte, acknowledged worldwide as a rare talent in flamenco and classical guitar, performs and composes in both genres. He incorporates a wide array of styles in his compositions for a unique sound and language of flamenco that is both steeped in tradition and progressive in its openness to musical influences from around the world.
As a concert artist, Adam del Monte has toured extensively and appeared at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Barbican in London, the Colorado Music Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and Symphony Hall in Chicago, among others. His work has been featured on the soundtracks of a number of high profile films. Del Monte joined the studio/jazz guitar department at the USC Thornton School of Music in 2000, and teaches flamenco and classical guitar.