Jon Mendle



Jon Mendle


Oakland, California, United States

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Lute Teacher – Baroque, Lute Teacher – Renaissance, Lute Teacher – Continuo, Professional Performer – Baroque, Professional Performer – Renaissance, Professional Performer – Continuo

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Lessons offered in person or online. Emphasis on historical technique and interpretation. Patient and friendly instruction.

Bachelor’s, Master’s and Professional Studies diplomas from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Guitar teachers included Sergio Assad and Judicael Perroy.

Lute lessons with Ronn McFarlane, Nigel North, Richard Savino, Paul O’Dette.

Winner: 2nd prize in 2021 Maurizio Pratola lute competition in L’Aquila, Italy.

Faculty: San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College division; California Conservatory of Music.

2010 Tour with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. Solo and ensemble performances throughout the US.

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