Columbia College Chicago

Guitar Faculty

Jeremiah Benham
Jeremiah Benham


Guitar
Suzuki Guitar
Preferred Student Age: 3 to Adult. Preferred Student Level: Beginner to early intermediate. Briefly describe your musical pursuits outside Sherwood. I teach guitar for “Baby Steps” at the Suzuki-Orff School. I am also teaching guitar at DePaul University in the Community Music ...

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Thomas Clippert
Thomas Clippert


Guitar
Thomas Clippert savors the wide variety of music available for the guitar, from the early Renaissance to the present day. He frequently performs as both soloist and chamber musician throughout the Chicago area. He has appeared with a variety of ensembles including L’Opera Piccola, Heartland Vo...

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Pedro Garcia
Pedro Garcia


Guitar
Pedro Garcia picked up the electric-guitar in 2005 and started his self-directed journey. In 2015, Pedro received his Bachelors in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music and soon after started to perform in different music ensembles ranging from Rock bands to Brazilian percussion. Pedro ha...

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Paul Witkamp
Paul Witkamp


Guitar
Paul Witkamp is a classically trained guitarist that hails from the middle of Indiana. He first picked up guitar in a middle school group guitar class. From there He learned music from classic bands such as Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, and other greats. In College Paul studied Music Tec...

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