Bradford-Werner-march-2015Originally from Nelson, British Columbia, Bradford now resides in Victoria where he teaches at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, the Fernwood Music Studio, and works as a freelance musician. Bradford teaches over thirty classical guitar students ranging from youth to adults and post-secondary students in the Camosun College music program. Bradford has adjudicated festivals, exams, and masterclasses for The Alberta Provincial Festival, Mount Royal University Conservatory, Calgary Guitar Society, Camosun College, and many more. Bradford holds a diploma in music from Camosun College and an A.V.C.M. certification in teaching and performance. He also holds a BA in history from the University of Victoria. Bradford is a member of the Quelus Guitar Duo and the Victoria Guitar Trio with Michael Dias and Adrian Verdejo. The trio has twice been awarded Canada Council Grants for commissioning and production of a studio recording. The trio has commissioned numerous world premieres and have recently completed a full-length recording album showcasing commissions and contemporary Canadian music for release in early 2017. The trio has worked closely with composers such as Rodney Sharman, John Sherlock, Jordan Nobles, Benton Roark, Wolf Edwards, Scott Godin and more. Bradford is also editor and owner of the online publication and sheet music provider This is Classical Guitar. With over a million views a year and a newsletter with thousands of subscribers, thisisclassicalguitar.com is a leading source for classical guitar online.