Professor of Guitar
Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 Academic Leave for 7 Weeks/Semester: October 19, 2015 through February 26, 2016Department:
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BM, MM, DMA, Manhattan School of Music. Studied with Manuel Barrueco, master classes with Andrés Segovia. Recipient, Pablo Casals Award. Recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist with orchestras across the United States, Canada, Italy, France, Switzerland, Holland, Ireland, England, Korea, Hong Kong, Venezuela. Recordings for Naxos, Albany, and BMG Classics. New York recitals in Merkin Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium (92nd St. Y), Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Concerto soloist with the Savannah Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Colorado Springs Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, American Wind Symphony, Louisiana Sinfonietta, Manhattan Symphony. Artistic director, New York Guitarfest. Performances at the Rome Festival, Guitar Foundation of America Festival, Toronto Guitarfest, American Guitar Congress, Keystone Festival, Music at Sharon Festival, Great Lakes Guitar Festival, Boston Guitarfest, Southwest Guitar Festival. Premiered numerous guitar concertos, solo and chamber works. Teacher of master classes at leading conservatories and universities throughout the world. Board of Directors, Guitar Foundation of America (1989-94). First Andrés Segovia Professor of Guitar, founder and chairman of Manhattan School of Music guitar department (1983-93). Faculty Award of Distinguished Merit, Manhattan School of Music 1993. Faculty member, Eastman (1993-).