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Spera, Nicolo Ruggero Ferruccio Associate Professor

Positions

Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Spera is always looking for new repertoire for the unusual ten-string guitar and new commissions for the six-string guitar.

keywords

  • Guitar performance, chamber music, outreach activities, expanding the repertoire for the 10-string guitar through transcriptions and recordings

Teaching

courses taught

  • EMUS 1447 - Guitar Ensemble
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
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  • EMUS 3447 - Guitar Ensemble
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
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  • MUEL 1145 - Guitar Class
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021
    A systematic study of the beginning literature and technique of the classical guitar with an emphasis on reading music. Designed for nonmusic majors with no prior musical experience. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • MUSC 3256 - Guitar Pedagogy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Survey and develop appropriate teaching materials and techniques; learn how to identify and address the most common technical problems experienced by guitar students; create strategies for how to avoid the development of problems in guitar beginners.
  • PMUS 1566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
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  • PMUS 2566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2021
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  • PMUS 3566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
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  • PMUS 4566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
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  • PMUS 5566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
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  • PMUS 6566 - Guitar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2021
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Background

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