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Mike Fiorentino

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Mike Fiorentino is a Bay Area guitarist and violinist since moving from the east coast in 1999, and performs with Dear Liza and Viv. He has shared the stage with Merle Saunders, Blues Traveler, The Spin Doctors, Camper Van Beethoven, and John Hiatt. In addition to teaching music and rock ensemble to Woodside students, he teaches at the Blue Bear School of Music and is on the music board at the University of San Francisco. Most memorable musical experience: Playing "Imagine" on the guitar for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 2003.


  • Guitar
  • Violin

Research Areas

  • Guitar
  • Violin


  • Music Board, University of San Francisco