Phil Weaver, Adjunct Instructor
Classical guitarist Phil Weaver has been performing for over 30 years, in the United States and abroad. He was the first guitarist to be awarded an individual artist's fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and is one of the few classical musicians on the Music Achievers roster at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. He performed his European debut with solo concerts for the Nonsuch Guitar Society in London and the Old Malthouse Music Society in Sawbridgeworth.
His collaborations with pianist Ingrid von Spakovsky include a CD on ACA Digital that received rave reviews in Fanfare and 20th Century Guitar magazines, interviews on BBC York and Temple Public Radio, a tour of England, a New York City recital debut, and performances throughout the U.S. including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Vanderbilt University, and Hofstra University's International Concert Series. Their CD Consonare has been broadcast on New York City's NPR affiliate WNYC, WABE Atlanta, and WLRH Huntsville. Phil also performs with blues guitarist Microwave Dave Gallaher in the Classical-Blues Cabaret with concerts at the W.C. Handy Festival, Birmingham City Stages, and the Princess Theatre in Decatur. Recently he performed the guitar part for Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony with both the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and the Louisiana Philharmonic.
Faculty Since: 1986
- Hits: 1952