Brandon Acker is a performer, YouTuber, and director of an online music school. He is a specialist on early plucked instruments such as the theorbo, baroque guitar, and lute. His latest passion has been running his successful Youtube channel which now has over 435,000 subscribers and 33 million views. He has toured extensively through England, Canada, Scotland, and Wales, and performed with notable groups such as the Handel and Hadyn Society, Leipzig Baroque Orchestra, Piffaro, the Joffrey Ballet, the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, the Newberry Consort, Haymarket Opera Company, Music of the Baroque, Third Coast Baroque, and Opera Lafayette. Recently, he competed as one of five international laureates in a concerto competition with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra. He directs an online music school for plucked instruments at Arpeggiato.com.