JUDE GOLD

Jude is the guitarist for JEFFERSON STARSHIP and former Van Halen tribute HOT FOR TEACHER as well as LA editor of Guitar Player Magazine and host of the best guitar podcast around “No Guitar is Safe”.

DAVE MARTONE

Performer, touring musician, recording engineer, music producer and educator. 7 studio albums and 3 live concert DVD's. Dave is also an educator and clinician for such companies as the prestigious Berklee College of Music, The National Guitar Workshop

JENNIFER BATTEN

Jennifer was Michael Jackson's touring guitarist for 10 years followed by 3 years (and 2 CDs) with British guitar icon Jeff Beck. She's taught at Musicians Institute, and has performed and hosted workshops around the globe.

DANIELE GOTTARDO

Daniele is an italian guitarist, composer, producer, and educator. He was recently praised by Steve Vai for his "elegant touch, stunning intonation, innovational style, and he honors the melody."

VICKI GENFAN

Vicki is the first and only woman ever to win Guitar Player Magazine’s 'Guitar Superstar Competition’. In addition to being a dazzling instrumentalist, playing her own percussive technique of slap-tap acoustic guitar, she is an award winning

SARA HICKMAN

Sara Hickman is internationally known for her Grammy nominated and award winning pop/folk music. Through broad television and radio exposure, massive touring, over 20 albums, a successful career

TOM PRASADA-RAO

A year ago Tom Prasada-Rao wrote $20 Bill (for George Floyd), of which Peter Blackstock of the Austin American Statesman said: “song of the year probably – I mean this is a song Bob Dylan should cover”.  It has since been covered over 200 times

JEFF PARIS

Jeff Paris is a notable songwriter and vocalist and is accomplished on keyboards, guitars, mandolin, bass, accordion and harmonica. Jeff’s songs have been recorded by more than 60 artists.  He’s contributed to gold or platinum albums by 

KAT DYSON

Guitarist/vocalist Kat Dyson was a featured guitarist & vocalist with Prince as a member of the New Power Generation. She has also performed Cyndi Lauper, Seal, George Clinton and many others.

ROB GARLAND

Rob Garland has been a guitar teacher for over 25 years and is part of the faculty at Musicians Institute. He creates instructional courses such as the best selling "Chord Navigator: CAGED series" for TrueFire.com (and soon with JamPlay". Rob's original music can be streamed on Spotify and iTunes.

CARL VERHEYEN

Carl is a critically acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator with fifteen albums and two live DVDs released worldwide. Carl is commonly regarded as a guitar virtuoso capable of playing any style of music with remarkable mastery and conviction.

ANDY MCKEE

Andy McKee is among the world’s finest acoustic guitarists. McKee’s crossover success has helped him to achieve millions upon millions of YouTube viewers. His song, “Drifting” became one of the first YouTube viral videos with almost 60 million views.

GRETCHEN MENN

Gretchen holds a BA in music from Smith College where she studied classical guitar under the tutelage of Phillip de Fremery. She is perhaps best known as the "Jimmy Page" of Led Zeppelin tribute Zeparella.

GREG KOCH

It is not a stretch to say that Milwaukee native Greg Koch is one of the most famous unknown guitar players in the world. His fierce creative spirit and crazed sense of fun fused with a tremendous degree of versatility

PRASHANT ASWANI

Prashant's voice on the guitar is one of a kind. Guitarists seek him out in hopes of duplicating his technique and tone, but its winning combination is inimitable. Audiences are mesmerized by his unique groove and the skill, passion and spontaneity with which he plays.

GARY HOEY

With a collection of 21 albums it’s no wonder Gary Hoey is listed as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time.

MUNDO JUILLERAT

Mundo has performed with Sheena Easton, David Coverdale, Demi Lovato, and The Commodores, as well as Las Vegas’ biggest production shows like Storm, Mamma Mia, and Le Reve.

PETE THORN

Pete has performed with legendary artists Don Henley, Chris Cornell and Melissa Etheridge. Lately, Thorn has taken to demonstrating guitar gear & accessories on his wildly popular Youtube channel, where he’s garnered more than 17 million views.

NILI BROSH

Educated at Berklee College of Music, virtuoso guitarist Nili Brosh has established herself as both a solo artist and hired gun. She has performed with Cirque du Soleil, Tony MacAlpine, Paul Gilbert, and many more, plus she's released three solo albums.

TAY HOYLE

Tay attended the Institute of Audio Research in NYC as a way to combine her love of music &  electronics to became a professional audio engineer. She is the creator of the StackIt Gobo System for professional recording studios and founder of Taytrix Productions.

MARK LETTIERI

Mark is a guitarist, composer, producer, and instructor.  As a member of "Snarky Puppy", his work with group has resulted in three GRAMMY Awards. He also composes and produces original instrumental music under his own name.

ANGELA PETRILLI

Angela first picked up the guitar at the age of 9 and quickly immersed herself in many styles of music. She earned a Communication Studies degree from UCLA. She performs regularly for Fishman Music and is host of "Petrilli Picks" for Norm's Rare Guitars

DAVID WALLIMAN

David earned several advanced guitar and professional musician degrees. He taught at Dweezil Zappa's music camp, and hosts his award-winning YouTube channel empowering and inspiring thousands of guitar players. He also runs GuitarPlayback.com.

JASON FELLMAN

Promoter / talent agent / performer Jason owns J-Fell Presents (highest-volume tribute show promoter in the NW), co-owns Sterling Talent ( largest indie booking agency in Oregon), and co-owns Harefest ("The Coachella of Tribute Band Festivals").