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 – including 8 first-prizes. In 2018, Steven was selected as just the third guitarist to be named a winner of the 29th Annual Frances Walton Competition in Seattle, a competition open to all classical instruments. Since being selected for the Promising Artists of the 21st Century tour in 2014, Steven has taught, performed, and made radio appearances across the U.S., and in Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, and France. Steven is pursuing his doctor of music degree and has taught for the last 5 years as a graduate teaching assistant at Florida State University and the University of Arizona.