John Mery, Guitar
John Mery is a critically acclaimed recording artist who specializes in classical and electric guitar. He has performed and recorded extensively as soloist, ensemble member, and sideman. His work has been featured on radio and television nationally and internationally. In 2006 he founded the Oregon Guitar Quartet, and has since released four uniformly praised recordings with the group. John is a D’Angelico Guitars “proudly endorsed artist.”
Recent performances include the 2013 International CMS Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the 2013 Credomatic Festival de Musica where he performed a series of concerts around Costa Rica. John holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Arizona and has also studied in Spain, France, and Italy. John was born in Santiago, Chile, and speaks a number of languages fluently.
John is on the music faculty of Lewis and Clark College and Portland Community College where he is the Chair of Music and Dance. He currently resides with his wife and children in Portland, Oregon.
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