Classical guitarist George Seror III has been performing and teaching guitar for over fifteen years. He recently joined the faculty as an artist-in-residence in the Department of Music and Theatre at the University at Albany. He holds degrees in Music Performance/Education and Music Business from Schenectady County Community College and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University at Albany in Music and Psychology. He studied classical guitar with Sten Isachsen, Joel Brown, and Paul Quigley. George received a Master of Arts in Psychology in 2011 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Cognitive Developmental Psychology. He is a member of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition. George also serves as adjunct lecturer and researcher in the Psychology Department. His current research focuses on music perception cognition, auditory memory, and attention. His published work includes papers on pitch perception, consonance and dissonance, and emotion in music.
George performs regularly as a solo artist and chamber musician, including performances for the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York; Christ the King Church in Guilderland, NY; St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady, NY; and two recent performances as part of a guitar orchestra with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. He has also performed in master classes with Matthew Ardizzone and 2011 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition winner Vladimir Gorbach.
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