Miché Fambro, a singer and instrumentalist, is the grandson of vaudeville performers. When he was young, Fambro was the neighborhood bandleader, mentoring his peers on a variety of instruments. As an adult, he has continued to compose music and mentor young musicians in workshops and online, through an online series of “Guitar Lessons.”
After leaving his hometown of Philadelphia, Fambro spent several years touring with a band, seeing the country and honing his skills. He then set out to discover his own style and voice. As the leader of numerous groups in upstate New York, Fambro is known for his integrative sound, blending pop, folk, jazz, Latin and soul genres into an original and unique repertoire. Fambro now tours the U.S. and Canada as a soloist, capturing the energy of a full band with an innovative, percussive nylon-string guitar technique and full vocal range.
Fambro is also an established and entertaining storyteller. His engaging stories are drawn from his childhood in the city, his challenges as a left-handed guitarist, life on the road, and even parenting.
Of course, growing in any creative endeavor involves a willingness to listen, to learn, to try things and to persevere. The journey toward finding one's voice begins with a respectful attentiveness to many voices. Miché demonstrates through his music the ways in which he incorporates and translates a wide range of musical flavors and rhythms into his own unique sound. In so doing, he takes his audience on a mini-tour of different cultures' musical traditions. Students will be given the opportunity to play with rhythms and to create music on the spot. And they will be inspired to move beyond imitation to self-expression.
School may schedule workshops to follow the performance at the workshop rate.