Giacomo Fiore

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Instructor • Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-2721 Masonic 203

Biography

Italian guitarist and musicologist Giacomo Fiore has performed across the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Europe, premiering works by Larry Polansky, Ron Nagorcka, Agustin Castilla-Avila, Kenji Oh, and many others. A Ph.D. graduate from UCSC, Giacomo's research focuses on U.S. experimental music, tunings, and performance. He has published articles in TEMPO and the Journal of the Society for American Music, presented at regional and international conferences, and released four solo recordings. In 2011 he co-founded Tangents Guitar Series, an annual series dedicated to recent and contemporary music for guitar. He has taught a broad range of historical, theoretical, and practical courses at the San Francisco Conservatory, the University of San Francisco, California State University Monterey Bay, and UCSC.

Education
PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz
Experience
Co-founder, Tangents Guitar Series
Teacher, San Francisco Conservatory
Teacher, University of California, Santa Cruz
Teacher, California State University, Monterey Bay
Expertise
Guitar
Musicology
US experimental music
Tunings
Performance
Research
Guitar
Musicology
US experimental music
Tunings
Performance