Prominent Post-Secondary Classical Guitar Programs at Colleges, Universities, Schools, and Conservatories. Looking to study toward an undergraduate, masters, or doctorate in music degree in classical guitar? Check out these great classical guitar programs at the university of your choice. Here’s a list of potential schools and their faculty.
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- I’m starting with Canada and the US first, I’ll get around to the whole world soon.
- Beware of faculty changes and inaccuracies (difficult for me to keep track).
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Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec)- Tariq Harb, Patrick Kearney, Tim Brady (electric)
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) – Jérôme Ducharme, Patrick Kearney, Steven Cowan, Garry Antonio, Timothy Dobby
University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) – Alec Pearson
University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario) – Philip Candelaria, Patrick Roux, Louis Trépanier
University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario) – Jeffrey McFadden, Rob MacDonald
Vancouver Community College (Diploma) – Adrian Verdejo
Victoria Conservatory of Music / Camosun College (Diploma) – Michael Dias, Douglas Hensley, Alex Dunn, Nicole Payie, Joshua Amendt-Moylan
University of Victoria (Victoria, BC) – Alex Dunn
United States of America
California State University, Fullerton – Martha Masters, Andrew York
University of Southern California – Scott Tennant, Brian Head, William Kanengiser, Pepe Romero
University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music – Christopher Wilke
Cleveland Institute of Music (Ohio) – Jason Vieaux, Colin Davin
University of Colorado Boulder – Nicolò Spera, SoloDuo (permanent visiting artists)
The Juilliard School (New York, NY) – Sharon Isbin, Mark Delpriora, Tali Roth
Manhattan School of Music (New York, NY) – David Leisner, Mark Delpriora, Oren Fader, David Starobin
Mannes School of Music (New York, NY) – Frederic Hand, Michael Newman
New England Conservatory (Boston, MA) – Eliot Fisk
Oberlin College and Conservatory (Oberlin, Ohio) – Stephen Aron
Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD) – Manuel Barrueco, Thomas Viloteau, Zane Forshee, Julian Gray
Purchase College (New York State) – Oren Fader
Roosevelt University (Chicago, Illinois) – Denis Azabagic
San Francisco Conservatory of Music – David Tanenbaum, Judicaël Perroy, Richard Savino, Marc Teicholz
The University of Texas at Austin – Adam Holzman
More coming soon