In a career spanning nearly two decades, Rob Tardik has established himself as an award winning guitarist now a rising instrumental music artist. Rob is now taking center stage with his latest release “The Right Time”, having just won the prestigious award for 2010 as guitarist in the category of Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist of the Year and holding the #1 spot on the U.S based Music Choice Contemporary Jazz charts for 4 weeks in a row. Rob always finds a way to combine his guitar virtuosity and ever tasteful melodic sense to create his signature liquid smooth sound and entertain his fans everywhere.
Born and raised in Toronto, Rob began playing the guitar at the age of 7 and by 17 had received a high school music scholarship, and after went on to study music at York University in Toronto. Rob also holds diplomas in both Recording Engineering and in Media Arts from Humber College. Rob was honoured in his hometown for his musical contributions by being named Mississauga’s 2007 “Established Performer of the Year." Rob has worked for Roland Canada as a guitar product specialist/clinician and has been a faculty member at the prestigious Merriam School of Music in Oakville for over 14 years. Rob has also taught at the Guitar Workshop Plus music program and has served as an adjudicator for the Midland Y’s Music Festival.
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