ZACHARY ALEXANDER DONALDSON is a classical guitarist with a Bachelor of Music degree from San Francisco State University. He's traveled in Spain, Portugal, Chile, and Brazil and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. His repertoire includes pieces by Sor, Brouwer, and Tárrega. He is currenlty learning to specialize in historical performance on the renaissance lute and other historical instruments. He also has a deep passion for Brazilian music, performing pieces by Villa-Lobos, Garoto, and João Pernambuco. He has studied with Marc Teicholz of the San Franciso Conservatory, Larry Ferrara of SF State, and Michael Goldberg of UC Berkeley. In 2020 he completed an academic year abroad where he took classes in the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and studied with Diego Castro of the same university and Nicolás Emilfork, the guitar professor of graduate guitar studies of the University of Chile.
Zachary Alexander Donaldson is available for booking throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. He currently performs for a wide range of events including weddings, gallery shows, and receptions. Please send emails providing requested times and locations.
La Rose - Mauro Giuliani
Zachary Donaldson: Narváez, Pujol, Villa-lobos, Mertz
Luis de Narváez - Fantasy in the First Mode