Travis Silvers completed his Guitar Performance concentration with David Feingold and his Music History and Literature concentration with Dr. Mary Terey-Smith at Western Washington University. He completed his graduate studies in Guitar Performance with James Reid at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, University of Idaho. Travis has also studied guitar with M. Hilliard Wilson at The Rosewood Guitar in Seattle, WA and with Sharon Isbin at the Aspen School & Festival of Music.
Travis has attended and performed in masterclasses for such artists as Ricardo Cobo, Ana Vidovic, Paul O'Dette, David Starobin and George Crumb and has concertized in Europe, Canada and the United States as a soloist, as a member of Collegium Musicum, an early music ensemble, and as a member of ¡Tritarra!.
Travis is currently music faculty at the University of the Pacific, San Joaquin Delta College and Modesto Junior College. He is also a founding member of the guitar trio ¡Tritarra! and co-director/founder of the biennial Central Valley Guitar Festival ¡Guitarraganza!
Recent performances include a 2014 concerto performance with the MJC Orchestra, a 2014 Modesto Friends of Music recital, an appearance with the Stockton Symphony and the Broadway Tenors at their 2013 Holiday Pops concert, the 2012 University of the Pacific Resident Artist series and the 2012 Sonora Bach Festival.