Albert R. Diaz

Albert R. Diaz is a classical guitarist and musicologist living in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a BM and MM in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of Southern California and an MA in Musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles where he is working toward his Musicology PhD. Albert's research interests include drone metal and contemporary classical guitar repertoire. In July of 2013 Albert’s ensemble the Helios Guitar Quartet released a recording funded by the Presser Foundation. Check out the Helios Guitar Quartet’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (BWV 846-869) available on iTunes, and Spotify.

Albert is currently Associate Chair and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Walla Walla University.