Talia has taught students of all ages and levels in both guitar and ukulele.
Beginning her career in Boston as a solo acoustic guitarist, Talia R. now studies and works as a jazz guitarist in New York City. Talia regularly performs around New York City, though she has played in a wide range of international venues including the Duc De Lombards in Paris, the Kofferfabrik in Nuremberg, and the Banff Center for the Arts in Alberta. In June of 2018, Talia was a featured artist for the Belize International Jazz Festival in Belize City, where she performed both solo and as an accompanist and gave guitar masterclasses, workshops, and private lessons.
Talia is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in jazz studies at New York University under the direction of distinguished jazz musicians including Peter Bernstein, Adam Rogers, and Tony Moreno. She recently spent time in Paris studying at the Pôle Supérieur Conservatory with guitarist Frédéric Favarel. In addition to her studies in New York and Paris, Talia was a participant in a month-long residency for Jazz and Creative Music at the Banff Center for the Arts. Talia is an avid composer and has released three CDs of original music. More recently, she has been composing and arranging for jazz ensembles, as well as for her band, “Fassett & Rubenstein.”