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About Harry Pellegrin

Harry Pellegrin
Harry Pellegrin
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Latham, NY
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele
Education: Pellegrin studied classical guitar performance and composition at The Mannes College of Music (BA) where he studied with Albert Blain and Eliot Fisk, and has performed in master classes with John Duarte, Ben Verdery and David Russell.
Performance Experience: Since his Manhattan debut recital in 1980, he has performed in New York, Tulsa, St. Louis, Charleston and other cities in the US and Canada. He has performed three times at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, The Hall of Springs, Saratoga, and many corporate events, gallery openings and recitals.
Teaching Experience: 43 years private instruction at home studio in New York City and then in the Capital District, as well as 13 years at Union College in Schenectady.
Teaching Philosophy: I wish to create musicians not just guitarists.

Get to know Harry Pellegrin

Since his Manhattan debut recital in 1980, he has performed in New York, Tulsa, St. Louis, Charleston and other cities in the US and Canada.

 

Pellegrin wrote for Soundboard Magazine before publishing a novel Low End in 2003. Classic Guitar Method, now in its sixth edition, combined Pellegrin’s writing skills with his musical expertise. In May 2008 The Guitar, his first CD was released. 2010 yielded another CD, Old and New. His latest CD, Introspect, consists entirely of Pellegrin’s compositions—eleven brief waltzes and four longer works. Mel Bay Publications has published the score: Introspect (catalog number 30602M).

 

Pellegrin studied classical guitar performance and composition at The Mannes College of Music; where he studied with Albert Blain and Eliot Fisk, and has performed in master classes with John

Duarte, Ben Verdery and David Russell.

 

From 2008 until 2022 he taught guitar as an affiliate artist at Union College in Schenectady. He is a board member of the CGSUNY since 2012 and has served as its vice president and is an artist member of the Monday Musical Club of Albany.

Harry Pellegrin teaches at:
579 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
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