Lily Afshar, Professor of Guitar

Her book “Essential Bach Arranged for the Guitar” and her DVD “Virtuoso Guitar” are published by Mel Bay. She has released four volumes of instructional DVDs called “Classical Guitar Secrets” and “Classical Guitar Collection” with GuitarControl. Her other notable awards include a top prize from the Guitar Foundation of America Competition and Grand Prize in the Aspen Music Festival Guitar Competition. She is a three-time winner of the annual Premier Guitarist awards given by the Memphis Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, and was chosen as an ‘Artistic Ambassador’ to Africa for the US Information Agency.