Dr. Jude Weirmeir – Guitar
Dr. Jude Weirmeir, a guitarist, conductor, educator and composer, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego. As an educator, Dr. Weirmeir has taught in a broad and diverse collection of musical traditions ranging from music of Africa and Asia, popular culture and film, music theory and musicianship, and guitar performance. As a composer, Dr. Weirmeir has won many international honors and awards and critics have described his music as beguiling, delicate, rich, and colorful, with a wonderful mastery of orchestral color. Dr. Weirmeir has taught private guitar lessons in San Diego for the past 10 years and has enjoyed directing the Villa Musica Guitar Ensemble since its inception.