Jordan Dodson, described by Performance Today as “one of the top young guitarists of his generation,” is a musician and educator. An advocate of contemporary music, Dodson has given the premiere of hundreds of new works. In 2013 he was the first guitarist to graduate from the Curtis Institute of Music’s new guitar program. In the same year he won Astral Artists’ National Auditions and was selected to be Young Artist in Residence on American Public Media. He has appeared on several commercially available recordings including Jason Eckardt’s Subject and Elliot Cole’s Nightflower and Journals, vol. 1.
Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Dodson is on faculty at EzraGuitar and The Smith School in New York City. He has given masterclasses and lectures and holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, the Manhattan School of Music, and the University of Cincinnati, and his teachers have included Clare Callahan, David Starobin, and Jason Vieaux. Jordan is endorsed by Oasis strings and plays a Gary Lee guitar.