Brian Morris is in his twentieth-fourth year as a member of the GRCC Music Faculty. An associate of the Michigan Arts and Humanities Touring Program, Brian maintains an active performing schedule, performing both as a soloist and with the Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet. He has performed with the West Shore Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony; at the College Music Society’s Regional Conference in Madison, WI, the Kennedy Center and has twice been featured as a presenter of Latin American Music at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies on the campus of Notre Dame University. His recent concerts include performances in the US and Canada. Brian is the Director of the GRCC International Guitar Series and has been a concert organizer for over twenty years. He as recorded four CD’s of music solo guitar, guitar ensemble and original songs.
Earning music degrees from Florida State University and Montana State University, Brian’s past teachers include Christopher Parkening and Bruce Holzman. He has recorded four CD’s the most recent being music for four guitars entitled, Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet.
From 1985-89 Brian was an Artist-in- Residence for the State of North Carolina. As a member of the Les Deux Amis Guitar Duo with his good friend Joseph Hoey, the two won third prize in the 1985 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Guitar Duo Competition.
Recommended Web Links
- GRCC Guitar Study
- International Guitar Performance Series
- Brian's Web Site
- Guitar Foundation of America
Interlochen Guitar Ensemble Festival June 23-25