Solatido is a Calgary-based string duo specializing in arranging custom music for any event. Established in 2008, a collective of classically trained musicians came together with the goal of breaking the barriers between classical and contemporary pop music for fun social events. Their musical repertoire ranges from contemporary, pop, latin, reggae, alternative, metal, rock, classical to jazz.
Joshua began violin at the age of 8 and studied with Hungarian teacher Erno Kabok. Joshua completed his diploma in music performance at Mount Royal University. He continued his studies at the University of Calgary with Edmond Agopian and received his Bachelor’s of music. Currently, Joshua plays 1st violin with the Civic Symphony Orchestra and freelances in Calgary. Joshua is a teacher and is a member of the Alberta Registered Music Teacher’s Association.
Steven Dorscher is a guitarist and educator based in Calgary, Alberta that has wowed audiences across Canada and the United States. Steven joined Solatido in 2020. Steven has been teaching music since 2013, specializing in Guitar, Electric Bass, Ukulele and Music theory. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Calgary where he studied Classical Guitar under Dr. Ralph Maier. He has also played in master classes with Duo-Assad, Daniel Bolshoy, and Jeffery McFadden among many others.