Vahe Sarkissian is a graduate of the University of the Arts with a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Guitar Performance and a Master’s degree in Music Education. His specialties include rock, pop, jazz, funk, and middle-eastern music. He performs with the award-winning group, the Sid Miller Band, and teaches individualized guitar lessons.

Vahe has performed at venues such as the Wells Fargo Center, BB&T Pavilion, the Tower Theater, the Electric Factory, the TLA, the Trocadero, and the World Café Live. Additionally, he has opened for artists such as The Roots, Slash, Shinedown, and several others.

Vahe was voted the Lead Guitarist in 93.3 WMMR’s Building the Band Contest where he was interviewed by acclaimed DJs Preston and Steve, Jaxon, and Pierre Robert, and even had a single on the radio.

Currently, Vahe is deeply devoted to providing guitar instruction, along with his continued joy of live performance.