Zaira Meneses, the first lady of the classical guitar

Zaira Meneses is a world-class classical guitarist originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She plays with a passion that makes the music come alive.

Zaira Meneses in New York City

Zaira Meneses is guest soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall, Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 7:30pm.

Come back, we want to hear you play again.

About Zaira Meneses

As you can see from the picture, Zaira puts a lot of energy into her career and plays with a wide open heart.

Zaira started playing guitar and singing as a child. She was teaching guitar at the prestigious Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico by age 15. Today Zaira remains a dedicated guitar and music teacher. She is based in Boston, but travels the world performing.

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