Richard Larsen, M.A.

Instructor of Classical Guitar
photo College of Arts and Sciences

Office Location: Parolini Music Center
Telephone: 630-844-5529
Fax: 630-844-7830
Email Address: rlarsen@aurora.edu

Education:

M.A., Elmhurst College
B.S., Minnesota State University
Private coaching with

  • Denis Azabagic, world-renowned performing artist and professor at Chicago Center of Performing Arts of Roosevelt University
  • Jason Vieaux, former winner of the Guitar Foundation of America Competition

Areas of Specialization
Classical guitar performance and pedagogy
Industrial organization
Psychology

Courses Taught
Classical Guitar

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions:
Guest judge at the 2009 Chicago Guitar Society Evaluated Recital
Professional soloist in the Chicagoland area, including performances at Aurora University, the Community Christian Church School For The Arts, 2008 Columbus State Classical Guitar Competition, 2008 Chicago Guitar Society Evaluated Recital,  and the 2007 Society of American Musicians Competition
Faculty, Community Christian Church School For The Arts, Naperville and Hix Bros. Music, Aurora
National Science Merit Award
Psi-Chi, National Psychology Honors Society