Classical Guitar, Chair of Guitar Department
Risa has a B.M. and M.M., Graduate Performance Diploma, from the Peabody Institute of Music where she was a student of Manuel Barrueco.
Performance and Teaching Experience
Risa was a top prizewinner at the Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, the D-Addario National Guitar Summer Workshop Competition and she received the Baltimore Chamber Music Award.
Risa is a member of Duo Erato with guitarist Martha Masters and she has solo and chamber concert appearances across the United States.
You can purchase Risa Carlson’s CD at any Levine campus. www.risacarlson.com