Alumni

Keep up with the Bolton Alumni!

Ivar Fojas

Ivar-Nicholas Fojas is based in Manila Philippines where he is a professor of guitar at the Philippine Women’s University School of Music where he mentors masters and doctoral level guitar students and teaches PhD courses in music.

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Bin Hu

Bin Hu was born in 1987 in Tianjin, China. He began classical guitar lessons at age 11 with Zhiwei Li, a pioneer and founder of the first classical guitar school in China.

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Douglas James

The American guitarist Douglas James has appeared as a classical guitarist throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Mexico. Soundboard magazine has noted his performances to be filled with "appealing intensity and obvious enthusiasm." ...

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Steven Jay Lerman

Steven Jay Lerman is an award-winning classical guitarist from Southern California. Steven has won prizes in 20 internationally competitive guitar competitions...

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Jose Luis Puerta

José Luis Puerta received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in guitar with a minor in Ethnomusicology from the University of Arizona as well as a Master of Music, and a Bachelor's degree in guitar performance...

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Matt Palmer

Matt Palmer has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the Caribbean.  A recent recipient of the “Up and Coming Guitarist of the Year” award by Guitar International Magazine, Matt...

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Renato Serrano

Renato Serrano has performed on important stages in more than ten countries in America and Europe, offering recitals and masterclass at festivals ...

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Alieksey Vianna

Allying a profound classical music background to his natural involvement with popular music and the art of improvisation, Brazilian Aliéksey Vianna has been featured in prestigious music venues in over thirty countries throughout Europe,...

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Thomas Viloteau

French guitar phenomenon Thomas Viloteau enjoys shaking things up. His approach to the instrument, its repertoire and its technique, has reshaped the term ‘classical’ guitar, into something new, alive and forward thinking....

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