Robert Sheffer

Music Lesson Instructor in Guitar
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Contact Information
Email: ShefferRB@gcc.edu

Robert Sheffer

Education

  • B.M. Grove City College, Voice, Guitar, 2013
  • M.M. Houghton College, Guitar Performance, Composition, 2015

Employment

  • Grove City College- Adjunct Professor of Guitar
  • Washington & Jefferson College- Adjunct Professor of Guitar
  • Peters Creek Baptist Church- Music & Worship Associate
  • Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society- Vice-President

Performance Experience

  • Master Class with David Russell (Guitar), 2017
  • Guest Soloist (Guitar) with Pittsburtgh Concert Chorale 2017, A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
  • Semi-Finalist, Lancaster International Guitar Competition 2011
  • Winner of Grove City College Concerto Competition 2010, Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)

Courses Currently Taught

  • Applied Guitar Lessons (1/2 hour and 1 hour)
  • Guitar Class I
  • Guitar Class II

Publicly Available Recordings

  • Be Thou My Vision (Single) 2020
  • Give Me Jesus (Single) 2020
  • A Classical Guitar Christmas (Album) 2019
  • Runaway (Single) 2019

Research/Academic Interests

  • Musical Form and Grammar in Post-Classical Music
  • Non-Classical Influences in Contemporary Classical Guitar Composition
  • Aesthetics of Musical Analysis
  • The Role of Music in General Revelation

Other Interests

  • Cooking
  • Studying Theology

You May Like to Know

  • Wife: Maggie (Barr '13) Sheffer, Children: Maria, Amelia

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