Classical guitarist David Steinhardt currently studies with the Grammy Award-winning guitarist William Kanengiser and Pepe Romero as a scholarship student at the USC Thornton School of Music. David has been a prize winner in over 10 competitions including 1st Place at the 2014 Great Lakes Collegiate Guitar Competition and 1st Place at the 2015 Hamilton International Guitar Competition. Orchestral highlights include his 2014 Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra debut and 2018 LA premier of Stephen Goss’ Concerto of Colours with the USC Wind Ensemble. David has been featured in a range of live radio-tapings including NPR’s From the Top, WXXI’s Backstage Pass, and KUSC’s Sunday’s Live. Through online platforms, David has performed under Guy Travis and Guitar Salon International. As host and producer of The Tonebase Classical Guitar Podcast, David has brought insightful conversations with leading figures of the field including Scott Tennant, Eliot Fisk, Judicael Perroy, among others. David currently plays on a guitar made by the Spanish luthier, Paco Santiago Marin.