TAVI JINARIU, Los Angeles Guitarist
"Tavi is an excellent classical guitarist whose fine technique, combined with depth of feeling communicates wonderfully to his audience. His strengths are considerable, among which are a deep love for the guitar, remarkable discipline and motivation, and good musical instincts that give him advanced abilities to interpret themusic. Through the years I have known him, Tavi has demonstrated his deep commitment of playing for the glory of God, and a dedication to excellence in his performance. His exemplary Christian character and professionalism shows both on and off stage."
Christopher Parkening, America's Preeminent Guitar Virtuoso
"Tavi's guitar stylings are done with excellence and precision beyond his years...Tavi not only has a high proficiency level in classical guitar with a ranking of the seventeenth best classical guitarist in the country, but he also relates well to students as a teacher."
Paul Plew, Chair of the Music Department at the Master's College
"Tavi is one of those rare individuals who is both a concert performer of the highest caliber and a teacher who is able to effectively diagnose, guide and impart to students what is required to master the instrument."
John Nelson, Music Chair at Grace School and Guitar Performer
"Tavi has a meaningful connection to the music... a sense of artistry... a fine talent."
Peter Yates, Professor of Guitar at the University of California Los Angeles
"Spirited and energetic, stylistic and most absorbing playing!"
Greg Newton, Board of Directors for Guitar Foundation of America
"Dazzling! Clean contrapunctal playing! Fantastic!"
Paul Chihara, Prolific Composer and Conductor