Austin Knudsen is a Classical Guitar Performance major currently studying for his masters at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). Before attending UNCSA’s undergraduate program he graduated from the UNCSA high school program with a focus in classical guitar.
During his career, Austin Knudsen has performed in Guitar Foundation of America Orchestras, two Guitar Orchestras at Guilford College, several UNCSA recitals, and private recitals. He has participated in several classical guitar festivals such as the GFA, Guitarganza, and the London School of Guitar festival.
Austin is an active member of the Suzuki foundation of America and strongly believes in youth arts education. He currently holds the several Guitar Instructor positions and is a freelance musician for hire.
In his spare time Austin enjoys work as an amateur luthier and is working on creating a program to bring inexpensive instruments to children in need. Being a citizen artist Austin strives to develop a strong community of musicians wherever possible.