Carlos Rivera is a guitarist from San Diego and is currently studying for his Master’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance at the San Francisco Conservatory Of Music under Internationally renowned guitarist Marc Teicholz.


Carlos received his Bachelors of Music from CSU Chico under the instruction of Toby Roye who was also an SFCM Alumni. Carlos has also participated in masterclasses with some of the most famous guitarists of our time including David Russell, Roland Dyens, Scott Tennant, Bill Kanengeiser, Andrew York, and Elliot Fisk. He has given solo recital concerts all around California, and frequently plays weddings and other events in various styles of music around the Bay Area.


In addition to classical music, Carlos actively pursues other styles of music including  jazz, rock, metal, and blues. In the future he plans to enter guitar competitions and continue teaching, recording, and performing.