Join us for a musical performance sponsored by our friends at CIC St. Louis, featuring: Musician Brian Vaccaro!Brian Vaccaro graduated from Webster University in St. Louis in
Join us for a musical performance sponsored by our friends at CIC St. Louis, featuring: Musician Brian Vaccaro!
Brian Vaccaro graduated from Webster University in St. Louis in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with an emphasis in Jazz Studies. He continued his education at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he earned a Master’s Degree in Music in Guitar Performance in 2000. Since completing his studies, Brian has been active as an educator as well as a performer. He has taught a variety of jazz and general music courses including Jazz History, Jazz Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Rock History, Private Guitar Study and numerous others at Southwestern Illinois College, St. Louis Community College, and St. Charles Community College. In 2010, Brian received the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award from St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Brian was recently an adjunct instructor at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO and is now full time faculty at Grand Center Arts Academy in St. Louis. He has also performed and recorded with many of the top musicians in the St. Louis area.
Brian has managed extra-curricular music education programs offering individual and group lessons, rock band programs, and a regular schedule of visiting artist workshops including artists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Larry Coryell, Tuck Andress, Johnny Hiland, Greg Koch, and Ernie Isley since 2001.
“Going Through the Motions”, the debut album by the Brian Vaccaro Trio, was honored to be included in the “Notable Releases of 2011” list by noted critic and author W. Royal Stokes. Brian currently performs in and around the St. Louis area.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 5:40 pm