Biography

Solomon Silber is an innovative guitarist and producer committed to pursuing the highest ideal in aesthetic expression. He produces and performs a wide range of music with his characteristic intensity and technical freedom. In 2016 he launched Elm City Records (ECR), an online music platform built to engage the audience through the label’s original audio and video content.

Trained in the romantic Spanish classical guitar tradition, Solomon is a passionate performer and recording artist. In 2015-16 he appeared as soloist with the Newtown Chamber Symphony, Lakewood Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society, and An Die Musik Series, among other performances. In June 2016, ECR will release his third solo classical guitar record, Mano a Mano, featuring the virtuosic work Mano a Mano by Magnus Lindberg and the Nocturnal, Op. 70 by Benjamin Britten.

Solomon is also active in the New Music and Rock & Roll genres, both producing and performing on the electric guitar. His most recent project, Stolen, is a documentary feature film chronicling the production of a 42-minute chamber suite by awarded Australian composer Nicole Murphy. The piece is eclectically scored for electric guitar, piano, violin, clarinet, bass, and percussion.

Solomon received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his Masters in Music from the Yale School of Music.

All of Solomon’s recordings and films can be found on his website, Solomonsilber.com and elmcityrecords.com