Noted for his resonant sound quality, lyrical phrasing, and technical finesse, Dr. Luther Enloe is an active concert artist, adjudicator, and clinician who has appeared at numerous venues and festivals across the United States, including the ASTA National Conference, the Columbus State University Guitar Symposium and International Guitar Competition, the University of Louisville Guitar Festival and Competition, the GMEA In-Service Conference, GMTA Spring Auditions, and the North Georgia Guitar Summit, among others.
In addition to solo recital engagements, Luther Enloe has performed as a featured soloist and chamber musician with numerous ensembles. Collaborative performances include Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, the U.S. premiere of Enjott Schneider’s oratorio Klange des Lichts with the Vega String Quartet and the Glenn Chancel Choir at Emory University, as well as premieres with Atlanta’s preeminent new music ensemble, Bent Frequency. John Sutherland, his former teacher at the University of Georgia, has said, “Luther’s performances are wonderful. His sound is one of the best I have ever heard and his knowledge and musicianship I pay attention to.”
A dedicated teacher, Luther holds the positions of Part-Time Instructor of Guitar at Georgia State University and Artist Affiliate in Guitar at Emory University. Students from his studio were prizewinners in the 2013 International Home of the Legends Thumbpicking Competition in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, and the Finger-Style Guitar Division of the 2013 Georgia State Fair Fiddlers’ Convention Competition. Since 2012, he has served as the first Guitar Chair for the Georgia Music Educators Association. Additionally, he serves as a board member to the ASTA Guitar-in-the-Schools Taskforce, the Atlanta Guitar Guild, and as a guitar materials reviewer for the American String Teacher Journal. He lives in Lawrenceville, Georgia, with his wife, Victoria, their son, Cole, and daughter, Lillian.