Katie Gavelin Guitar Faculty

Canadian classical guitarist, Katie Gavelin, has been a part of the classical guitar world for nearly 20 years. Beginning as a young child, her love for the instrument quickly grew resulting in her desire to make it her profession from a young age.

 

Katie has been a featured artist with the Calgary Classical Guitar Society, and given numerous solo and chamber performances in the Southern Alberta area since 2008. These performances have featured works by Britten, Bogdanovic, Hoppstock, Beauvais, and Tarrega.

 

Katie has had the honor of participating in masterclasses with renowned guitarists such as Roland Dyens, Kazuhito Yamashita, Michael Partington, and Manuel Barrueco.

 

In addition to the numerous performances Katie has given, she has also been an active teacher. Most notably she taught for Musica Academy Yamaha Music school from 2009-2013, as well as privately around the Calgary area.

 

In 2012 she completed her Bachelor of Music under Ralph Maier at the University of Calgary, and followed in 2015 with her Masters of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the instruction of Marc Teicholz. She is currently pursuing a Professional Studies Diploma with Marc Teicholz, and expects to graduate Spring 2016.