Faculty & Staff

Larry Snitzler

Classical Guitar

Adjunct Faculty Service Award 2014
  • Served the School of Music for 41 years as an adjunct faculty member
  • Retired Spring 2016
Former Adjunct Applied Faculty
  • Classical Guitar
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Student of Andres Segovia at Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Student of Nadia Boulanger, Paris, France

Larry Snitzler has performed in 20 countries on three continents. He is regularly featured at conservatories and international music festivals, where he performs, gives classes and makes presentations in three languages.

Larry Snitzler was a founding member of The Washington Guitar Quintet, with Charlie Byrd. He first studied with Andrs Segovia at age 18, thus beginning a 25 year relationship. While residing in Paris, he studied music theory and interpretation with Nadia Boulanger. He has won awards for programs such as Concert Guitar with Larry Snitzler, and SEGOVIA!, for National Public Radio. He was a contributing editor of the Guitar Review, and consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Gallery of Art and Radio France.

He has lectured extensively at the Smithsonian Institution, the National Press Club, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mr. Snitzler holds recordings on the Blue Lula and Concord Concerto Labels.

Contact Prof. Snitzler:   snitzler@gmu.edu
Visit Larry Snitzler online:  http://larrysnitzler.com