GRAMMY-winning guitarist/composer Andrew York is one of the world's best-loved classical guitarists. Andrew is one of an elite vanguard of classical artists who have mastered a synthesis of multiple genres. His compositions and performances cast a spell that transcends time, genre, and classification, and speak directly to the heart. Audiences experience the vitality, joy and magic of Andrew's art, and his authenticity has gained him a worldwide following. To call Andrew's music classical is to put it into far too small a box; this is the living future of classical music.
Andrew has recorded for Sony-U.S., Sony-Japan, Telarc, Windham-Hill, GSP and Majian Music.
"Andrew York’s eclectic writing and playing constitute one of the hippest styles in American classical guitar . . . his writing projects levels of honesty, spirit and magnetism that are rare in contemporary guitar composition.”
- Guitar Player Magazine
"While some people play music others are musicians. These people transcend whatever instrument they play and connect with a level far beyond the mere physical. Andrew York is one of these special people who do just that; he is a musician’s musician. Not only through his performances but through his composing he is enriching the guitar in ways only future generations will truly understand. It is an honor and pleasure to know this gifited and kind artist."
- Bill Piburn, Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine
“When Andrew York plays, the guitar becomes transparent; the music just pours out from his soul.”
- Russ De Angelo, Festival Director, La Guitarra California