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Richard Jacobowski

Professional Background

Educational Background

Scholarly Interests

Created modern guitar arrangements of the complete solo works from Miguel de Fuenllana's Orphenica Lyra, 1545. Recorded CD of Elizabethan lute songs with Mezzo Soprano Barbara Rearick. "A Summer's Day, Elizabethan Songs of Love and Passion", Gateway Classics, 1997.

Selected Publications

useful web sites

professional experiences

Recorded CD: Richard Jacobowski plays... Giuliani, Milano,  Dowland, Carlevaro, Villa Lobos, Falla and Berkeley.  Gateway Classics,  1993.

biographical information

Richard Jacobowski received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Manhattan School of Music in 1993.While a student at MSM, he received the Andres Segovia Award for Outstanding Guitar Performance, The Scott Shayne Sinclair M.D. Scholarship for Guitar and Composition and a Doctoral Teaching Fellowship. Richard Jacobowski has perfomed, taught masterclasses and adjudicated guitar competitions throughout the US, Spain,Italy,Poland and Lithuania. Currently, he maintains a teaching post at the Ateneo de la Chitarra summer festival in Orvieto, Italy. Jacobowski is an artist representative for J. D'Addario and Co. strings. Articles by and interviews with Jacobowski have appeared in "La Guitarra", Sounboard, and Twentieth Century Guitar.

service to p-12 community

Currently a string teacher/orchestra director for the Half Hollow Hills CSD, Dix Hills, NY.
Member of LISFA, NYSSMA and SCMEA.

Documents & Papers


Download: "Danza"

John Dowland

Download: A Fancy

Manuel de Falla

Download: Homenaje

John Dowland

Download: "Come Again"

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