Guitar





 

Phil Goldenberg, Classical Guitar
Mr. Goldenberg recently won first prize in the 2015 James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition. In 2015, he was a fellowship recipient at the Crown of the Continent guitar festival in Bigfork, Montana.  Mr. Goldenberg was a prize winner at the 2012 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition, a prize he won while playing a guitar of his own construction. He has been a featured artist at the Bethlehem Guitar Festival, the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society, and the Woodbury Fall Arts Festival. After graduating from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Music in guitar performance, Mr. Goldenberg went on to receive a Masters in guitar performance with honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Grammy winner Jason Vieaux.

     
   

Sean Richey, Electric Guitar
Sean graduated from Manhattan School of Music's jazz arts program in 2012. He has been the recipient of two student composition awards for "Best Original Songs" from DownBeat Magazine. He has also received the Monterey Jazz Festival's Gerald Wilson Big Band Composition Award and the New York Regional Scholarship Award for Jazz Guitar from NFAA Young Arts. Sean has performed at venues such Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Monterey Jazz Festival, The Cutting Room, Central Park SummerStage, Rockwood Music Hall, National Center for the Performing Arts, The Mahindra Blues Festival, and many others.Sean has worked with the True School of Music in Mumbai as head of the guitar department and director of the foundations and professional certificate programs. Sean has also taught at the Larchmont Music Academy and Camp Encore/Coda. He currently runs a teaching studio in Brooklyn.