Areas of Specialization: Guitar, Music Theory
Office Hours: By Appointment
Mail Station: JO 31
My name is Eddie. I have been playing guitar for over 25 years and I have focused chiefly on classical guitar for over 20. I became passionate about composing music before I began my formal musical studies and I compose new music as often as I'm able. I have been teaching in the classroom since 2001, I have been at UT Dallas since 2005 and I have always been impressed and inspired by the work ethic of most UT Dallas students.
My research revolves chiefly around creating new repertoire for myself and for the musicians with whom I routinely perform. So, when I'm not composing I am often arranging music for the guitar (or the guitar with combinations of other instruments).
I like to watch students discover easier ways to do things so that they can propel themselves forward more swiftly.
I was already teaching at Eastfield College when I began teaching at UT Dallas. And, I am now the full time coordinator of guitar and music theory studies at Eastfield.
Recent Courses: View courses taught by John Healy
Work Samples and Publications:
Below is a small sample of my music.
Master of Music, Classical Guitar Performance, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Music, Classical Guitar Performance, University of North Texas
Curriculum Vitae: John Healy's CV