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Lecture: Benjamin Lougheed
June 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
In this lecture, Benjamin Lougheed discusses “A Performance Guide to Roland Dyens’ Jazz Arrangement”
Ben began his guitar study at the age of six with the esteemed Suzuki teacher Marylou Roberts. He then earned his Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, studying with department chair Julian Gray. Ben completed his formal education under celebrated pedagogue Bruce Holzman at Florida State University, earning his Master of Music and Doctor of Music in Guitar Performance along with a certificate in Music Education and Leadership, all while serving as a graduate teaching assistant. He has also participated in masterclasses with many of the most accomplished guitarists in the world, including David Russell, Jason Vieaux, Ana Vidovic, Alvaro Pierri, Zoran Dukic, Marcin Dylla, Rene Izquierdo, Lorenzo Micheli, Judicael Perroy, Paul Galbraith, Pavel Steidl, Denis Azabagic, Jorge Caballero, and William Kanengiser.
Ben plays on a handmade double top guitar by German Luthier Antonius Müller.