Brian Head (USA)

Brian Head enjoys a vibrant, frequently frenetic career as a guitarist, teacher, and composer,
performing as a soloist and collaboratively with many groups including the Los Angeles Philharmonic
and their New Music Group, the New World Symphony, Le Rossignol, Inauthentica, Jacaranda and
Xtet. Brian’s own compositions have been performed for many years throughout the U.S. in premier
venues in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., and abroad in such cities as Tokyo, Berlin,
Madrid, Mexico City, Montreal, Sao Paulo, and Dubai. Since 2001, Brian has held a dual
appointment on the Classical Guitar and Composition faculties as a senior lecturer at the Thornton
School of Music at the University of Southern California where he maintains an active guitar studio,
lectures on a wide range of subjects, and directs the undergraduate music theory program. From
2004 until 2010 Brian led the Guitar Foundation of America as its president.