Alejandro Olson

Guitar Teacher

Alejandro Olson


Chattanooga, TN
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Alejandro Olson is a professional classical guitarist with a Master of Music degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.  He competes in international guitar competitions in multiple countries as well as national competitions in the United States.  Alejandro has won 1st prizes at Le Domaine Forget International Guitar Competition, the Grossmont Community Concert Association Competition, the American Protege International Music Competition at Carnegie Hall, and the Denver Classical Guitar Competition. 

As a performer, Alejandro has impressed audiences around the world in countries such as Italy, Norway, the United States, and Canada.  When asked about his playing, audiences describe it as “simply amazing” as well as “vibrant and beautiful.”  

As a transcriber, Alejandro has created a variety of new works for the classical guitar.  He debuts most of these transcriptions with his violin-guitar duo: the York Street Duo.  The duo actively performs works by Tartini, Sarasate, Rachmaninov, and Piazzolla.  Currently, plans to publish these transcriptions are in the works and due in the next year.