Feb. 22 | 7:00 PM

Hailing from Southern Maryland, guitarist Matthew Mills began playing guitar at the age of fifteen after being blown away by Yngwie Malmsteen’s “Trilogy” album.  Taking guitar very seriously, Matthew began practicing as much as 6 to 8 hours a day while listening to Malmsteen, Vinnie Moore, Jason Becker, Tony MacAlpine, Joe Stump Al Di Meola and George Bellas. In 2008, Matthew was voted as one the 50 fastest guitarist of all time by the july 2008 Guitar World Magazine. Matthew also has been endorsed by Schecter Guitar Research and conducted guitar seminars for the company regionally showing guitarist innovative ways of performing advanced arpeggio sequences. Matthew has released seven solo albums including Matthew Mills “Neoclassical Rock Guitar”, Matthew Mills “Neoclassical Rock Guitar Part 2”, Matthew Mills “Neoclassical Spirit”, and Matthew Mills “The Neoclassical Journey”.



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