Guitarist James Ferla’s repertoire spans five centuries and includes music by traditional and contemporary composers as well as jazz, folk, and popular arrangements. As a soloist and ensemble player, he has performed throughout the United States including programs at the Smithsonian, Arizona State, the Chautauqua Institution, Oberlin College, Wolf Trap, Florida State, New York University, and Notre Dame. A two-time Pittsburgh Concert Society Winner, Ferla has been heard on NPR, Voice of America, USIA, Chukyo TV-Nagano in Japan, and, in Pittsburgh on WQED-FM. He has published several articles on guitar repertoire in Sound Board and is heard on four independently produced CD’s. James Ferla teaches guitar at Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh. He performs most frequently in a guitar duo with colleague John Marcinizyn.