Raymond Gonzalez is a composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist. A professional guitarist since the age of 16, he has traveled extensively throughout the US performing on concert stages, festivals, radio, TV, coffeehouses, house concerts, and most things in between. Classical, celtic, jazz, folk, blues, rock and the avant-garde are all in Raymond’s arsenal of musical styles. He began composing for solo guitar, piano, and classical ensembles at a very young age, which ultimately lead to a Master’s degree in Composition from the New England Conservatory of Music. He continues to compose and perform in the classical and modern music arena. Raymond taught guitar (all styles) at the University of Massachusetts, Boston for 11 years. He currently teaches, classical and fingerstyle jazz guitar, songwriting and music industry classes at Salem State University, Salem MA.