“Verdejo is a musician’s musician not just for his virtuosity, but for his uncompromising commitment to following the muse wherever it may go.”  –  The Vancouver Observer

 

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Adrian Verdejo is a Canadian classical guitarist living in Vancouver. He performs as a soloist and with the Victoria Guitar Trio. Adrian has also played with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Turning Point, Aventa Ensemble and many more. Adrian Verdejo is a Classical Guitar instructor at the Vancouver Community College School of Music.

Born to a musical family in Regina, Saskatchewan, Adrian Verdejo began studying the guitar at a young age. He received a Master of Music degree from the University of Ottawa a BMus from the University of Victoria, and a Music Diploma from Capilano University. He studied with guitarists Patrick RouxDr. Alexander Dunn, and Stephen Boswell.

Adrian Verdejo performs many works spanning the guitar repertoire and has commissioned and premiered several new pieces. He specializes in contemporary music with equal fluency in classical and electric guitar styles. Verdejo’s debut solo album, Modern Hearts, was listed in the Top Albums of 2014 by Vancouver’s The Georgia Straight.