Since winning first prize in the National Guitar Workshop Solo Guitar Competition, Zane Forshee has led an exciting and varied musical life as a soloist and chamber musician. Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Saint Louis, and Montreal are among the many North American cities that have been host to his eclectic concert programs. A champion of new music, his concerts always include gems from contemporary composers as well as those from the traditional solo guitar repertoire.
Mr. Forshee has appeared in master classes with Eliot Fisk, Benjamin Verdery, David Leisner, Sergio and Odair Assad, David Russell, Fabio Zannon, Manuel Barrueco, and Pepe Romero. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Peabody Conservatory under the tutelage of Julian Gray and holds a Master of Music Degree and Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory as well. Presently, Mr. Forshee is on the faculty of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Peabody Conservatory, the Peabody Preparatory, and the Performing Arts Institute Summer Music Festival in Pennsylvania.