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Colin McAllister

Guitarist Colin McAllister is widely recognized for his innovative concert programming and stylistic diversity. He has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and Mexico. Recent highlights include the XIII Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra (Tijuana, Mexico), Pacific Rim Music Festival in Santa Cruz, Monday Evening Concerts in Los Angeles, San Francisco sfSoundSeries, Breda Jazz Festival (Breda, Netherlands, Bohem Ragtime and Jazz Festival (Hungary), Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, and the Colorado College New Music Symposium. He is a founding member of the new music ensemble NOISE and the Executive Director of the SoundON Festival of Modern Music in La Jolla, California. With xylophonist Morris Palter, he performs in the SpeakEasy jazz and ragtime duo. In the San Diego-area, Colin leads the Trilix Jazz Trio, featuring Rob Thorsen and Russell Bizzett.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

La Jolla, CA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Doctor of Musical Arts in Contemporary Music Performance - University of California, San Diego (2004) I currently direct the classical and jazz guitar program at the University of California, San Diego. Please email me for current rates and availability!

Discography

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