In 1980 he was awarded a Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar performance from this university. He went on to complete his Master of Music degree in studio guitar at the University of Southern California in 1986. Both degrees were magna cum laude. While studying at this university he was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Jack Marshall Memorial Scholarship, the Manilow Scholarship and the Del Amo Foundation Grant for Study in Spain. In 2006, York left the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet to pursue personal artistic creativity and posted an open letter on the quartet's site.
He was replaced by Matthew Greif. York uses guitars crafted by David Daily, and D'Addario strings. Discography Solo * Perfect Sky (1986) * Dénouement (1994) * Into Dark (1997) * Hauser Sessions (2004) With LAGQ * Guitar Recital * Dances from Renaissance to Nutcracker * Evening in Granada * Labyrinth (LAGQ album) * For Thy Pleasure * The Best of LAGQ * L.A.G.Q. * Air and Ground * LAGQ: Latin * Guitar Heroes * Spin (LAGQ album) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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