The VIDA Guitar Quartet brings together four guitarists of exceptional artistry who share a passion for chamber music featuring Mark Ashford and Amanda Cook, both internationally renowned performers in their own right as well as Mark Eden and Christopher Stell otherwise known as the Eden Stell Guitar Duo, one of the most innovative guitar ensembles in the world.
Since forming in 2007, VIDA has performed to critical acclaim in major UK venues including Kingʼs Place (London), The Purcell room (London), The Sage (Gateshead) and St Georgeʼs (Bristol). They are sought-after festival artists throughout the UK, Europe and North America
In 2011 VIDA made their US debuts in Los Angeles and New York. They were artists in residence at CSU’s Summer Arts program in Monterey Bay CA in March 2012.
The VIDA Guitar Quartet has appeared on some of North America’s most prestigious stages for classical guitar, including the Long Island Guitar Festival and the Allegro Guitar Series in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Las Vegas.