Music Department
Holloway Hall

Dr. Danielle Cumming

Classical guitarist Danielle Cumming is an active performer, studio teacher and lecturer. She holds a Doctorate in Performance from McGill University and a Masters in Performance from the University of Toronto, where she studied with Norbert Kraft.

A native of Canada, Danielle’s performances have been broadcast on national television and radio. In addition to giving recitals in North America, Danielle has performed in Europe and has served on international guitar competition juries.
After a year of study in Spain, Danielle released her solo CD, postcards, a recording of 20th century repertoire with world music influences. She continued to pursue her interest in issues of exoticism in classical and popular guitar music in her doctoral paper, Led Zeppelin and Carlo Domeniconi: Truth Without Authenticity?

In addition to teaching guitar and popular music history, Danielle is also a certified yoga instructor, and has created and taught yoga programs to help musicians prevent injuries and handle performance anxiety.

Classical Guitar Studies in Germany Program

Danielle Cumming is the faculty director of The Classical Guitar Studies in Germany Program, for which she will travel with students to Germany to participate in the International Guitar Symposium in Iserlohn. The course runs from July 24 to July 31, 2011, concludes with follow-up coursework (MUSC 450 Special Topics, 2 credits). For more information contact Dr. Danielle Cumming or click the above link for the full information flyer.

Guitar in the Gallery Series

Danielle Cumming is the director of the Guitar in the Gallery series, presenting emerging professional guitarists in the Fulton Hall Art Gallery on select Tuesdays throughout the year. Please click here for more information or contact Dr. Cumming.

Classical Guitar Festival

Salisbury University hosts the third annual Classical Guitar Festival for young guitar students and their parents on Saturday, April 9, 2011. Participants may take part in masterclasses, the Festival Ensemble, and a playing competition for three age categories. The afternoon concludes with a concert, open in the public, by esteemed performer and Wisconsin-Madison professor Javier Calderon, and the participants' ensemble.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Social Room of the Great Hall, in the Holloway Hall building. Classes begin at 10 a.m. in the Great Hall.

For more information please contact Dr. Danielle Cumming at 410-677-3269, dmcumming@salisbury.edu or visit http://www.salisbury.edu/musicdept/guitarfestival/

Contact

Fulton Hall (FH) 246
Office: (410) 677-3269
E-mail: dmcumming@salisbury.edu
personal website: http://www.daniellecumming.com