Fernando C (Write Review) El Paso, Texas
A veteran performer on stage and in the studio, Fern is a guitarist and musician with over 20 years experience as a performer. A native and resident of El Paso, TX for most of that time, he has performed for an eclectic mix of projects, including Praise and Worship bands, Christian and mainstream rock bands, variety and show bands, tribute bands, and even symphony orchestras and symphonic and jazz bands. He mostly performed as a classically trained oboe player and jazz guitarist during his time at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he is currently majoring in Music Education. In 2010, he began to focus more on songwriting and composing, and after failing to find an outlet for his music, he began producing and recording his own original music in his home studio which he continues to expand. Having access to a personal studio, Fern taught himself audio recording and engineering, which has exponentially increased his productivity and a songwriter and musician, and has given him a much deeper understanding of the creative process and music industry. Fern is an avid collector of guitars, amps, and effects pedals.
Fernando C has over 20 years of music experience in the El Paso area.
University of Texas at El Paso Major - Music Education Est. completion 2018
Curt Warren, private instructor - guitar; Janie Sanchez, pricipal oboist, El Paso Symphony Orchestra
4 years with To The Cross, Christian band, toured the Southwest; 6 years with Facing The Furies, current band. Several regional tours, EP release "It's Complicated" including singles "Thorn" and "Queen of Oblivion." UTEP Symphony Orchestra, UTEP Marching Miners. Various cover, tribute, and variety bands over the last 15 years.
10 years as a private guitar instructor, all ages. Primary focus is on rock/pop and contemporary songwriting. Former Lead Instructor for Sound Stage 9, LLC, as a guitar and bass instructor, along with general music theory and songwriting and production. In charge of staff development and continuing training.
Lessons Locations: In StudioIn HomeVia Webcam
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