Quint Olsen is a guitar educator in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mr. Olsen was born and raised in Northern Utah where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Guitar Pedagogy and Music Education from Utah State University.  Upon completing college, Mr. Olsen opened and ran a successful studio, teaching private students full time while also maintaing a full performance schedule.

In 2001, he moved to Las Vegas to run the guitar program at Cram Middle School.  While under his direction, The Cram Guitar Ensemble grew to be on of the largest and most successful middle school programs in the state of Nevada with over 300 students enrolled in the program each year. The ensemble received Superior ratings in multiple festivals and competitions, was featured on local TV and in local newspapers, won $5000 in the "Notes to Grow" competition, and was invited to perform at many prestigious events.  Mr. Olsen was awarded the 2005 "Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year" award in his community for his work with the ensemble.  Mr. Olsen's students have gone on to play with the best high school and university guitar ensembles in the state, including several members who have been selected to ba a part of the UNLV Guitar Quartet.  

After 15 years directing the Cram Guitar Ensemble, Mr. Olsen moved to Fort Worth where he served as Director of Education for Guitar Fort Worth, setting up and running after-school guitar programs at several Title 1 schools.

Mr. Olsen is currently running a classical guitar studio as part of The Conservatory at Fort Worth Country Day, teaching private guitar students at MPM Conservatory/Music Place Mansfield, and teaching guitar for high school credit at a Dallas County youth detention center as part of Austin Classical Guitar's juvenile justice program.


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