Prominent Post-Secondary Classical Guitar Programs at Colleges, Universities, Schools, and Conservatories. Looking to study toward a 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.
- This page is being populated slowly, check back often.
- I’m starting with Canada and the US first, I’ll get around to the whole world soon.
- So far I’m starting with established or famous faculty and schools first.
- Links go to the Faculty of Music or guitar program page.
- I’ll try to list faculty but beware of changes or inaccuracies. Not all the faculty mentor post-secondary students, some just teach courses or are loosely affiliated.
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 Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario) – Philip Candelaria, Patrick Roux, Louis Trépanier
University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario) – Jeffrey McFadden, Rob MacDonald
More coming soon
United States of America
Cleveland Institute of Music (Ohio) – Jason Vieaux, Colin Davin
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
San Francisco Conservatory of Music – David Tanenbaum, Judicaël Perroy, Richard Savino, Marc Teicholz
University of Southern California – Scott Tennant, Brian Head, William Kanengiser, Pepe Romero
The University of Texas at Austin – Adam Holzman
More coming soon