MICHAEL CIOFFERO • CLASSICAL GUITARIST

 
 

Michael Cioffero has a Master’s Degree in classical guitar and is the guitar instructor at the prestigious Dalton School in New York City and, in addition, teaches at the highly esteemed 92nd Street Y School of Music. He has studied with Benjamin Verdery and Christopher Parkening among others and at Taller Flamenco Escuela de Flamenco in Seville, Spain.


Michael is a classical and electric guitarist and has regular performances in New York City and throughout the United States. At age nineteen he was one of twelve guitarists chosen nationwide to perform at the annual Christopher Parkening Master Class and has performed with the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street (New York, NY), a feature in Rolling Stone Magazine, performance with Terrence Howard at VH1 Studios (New York, NY), “VH1 Summer's End Concert” (Las Vegas, NV), “Amazing Video and Stories Behind Image #10” - Nippon International Television (Japan), “The Arts in Westchester” television show (Westchester, NY), recitals for St. Stephen and St. Martin Advent Concert Series (Brooklyn, NY), Off-Broadway play “El Poeta y el Compositor” (New York, NY), soundtrack for “Doctor Infierno” (Spain)

 

Hello and thank you for checking in. If you are interested in guitar lessons, please see my LESSONS page. Thank you!


SHOWS/NEWS...

• Show:

I’m super excited to perform with the Sesame Street gang again this year! Amazing artists and the most fun people.

12.07.2017


• Students:

Last month my 15-year-old student Chloe entered a NYC Songwriting competition and she won First Prize! She gets a mentoring session with Ben Lovett from Mumford & Sons, a recording session at Avatar Studios and a performance at City Winery. Such an amazing and talented kid!

11.17.2017


• Students:

Congratulations to two of my students! One got accepted to the Manhattan School of Music for his Master’s in classical guitar with a scholarship, and the other is going to Bard College as a Music Minor in classical guitar. Way to go students!

04.06.2016


• Show:

I’m super excited to perform again with the cast and Muppets from Sesame Street in December! Always so fun :)

10.20.2014


• Students:

My student Zeke is performing at the Odair Assad master class today at the 92Y School of Music. Congrats Zeke!

10.20.2014


• Students:

I’m looking forward to my student recital in December. I’m so proud of them! Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Manhattan Theatre Club

10.20.2014


• Show:

I had a great time today performing with the cast of Sesame Street for a children’s charity concert! It’s always so fun performing with them.

07.10.2014


• Students:

I’m so proud of my student Rachel who gets perform solo at Carnegie Hall in March! She received the highest score in classical guitar Performance and Theory in the Tri-State area in the Music Development Program. Congrats Rachel!

12.19.2013


• Show:

I’m looking forward to performing with the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street again this year for a charity Christmas Concert in December! So nice to be asked again :)

11.10.2013


SHOWS/NEWS Continued...