Stephan Kane is a classical guitarist from the windward shores of Kailua, Hawaii. He performs classical guitar repertoire along with his own arrangements of pop and Hawaiian songs commissioned by wedding clients and event coordinators throughout Hawaii, Oregon, and San Francisco.
Stephan was a member of the Ashland Guitar Quartet and Hawaiian band, Ha’ena, performing as the opening act for the Makaha Sons, Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom, and HAPA. Stephan’s playing has been described as “…embodying the passion of Spain,” and “having great sensitivity and lyricism…” He was featured in the online publication This Is Classical Guitar with guitarist, Luke Trimble, to commemorate the birthday of Enrique Granados and has performed in master classes for Benjamin Verdery, Martha Masters, Andrew York, and Angel Romero.
Stephan was recently awarded the guitar assistantship position at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he is pursuing a Master of Music degree in classical guitar performance studying with John Dearman, Lawrence Ferrara, and David Tanenbaum.