Director of the guitar program, Michael Videon teaches Applied Music, Guitar Ensemble and Guitar in Class. He performs frequently both as a soloist and in a variety of ensemble settings. He has performed as a guest artist at both the Portland and the Northwest Guitar Festivals. He served as director of the 2003 Northwest Festival which was hosted by MSU. Mr. Videon received a Master of Music degree from the University of Minnesota where he studied with Jeffrey Van. He has performed in master classes with Eduardo Fernandez, Christopher Parkening and David Tannenbaum among others. He has been a member of the music faculty at MSU since 1997.