John McClellan

 

Adjunct Professor of Guitar

John McClellan is director of the classical guitar program at Webster University and Coordinator of Guitar Studies for the Community Music School of Webster University. In addition, he serves on the boards of Mel Bay Publications and the St. Louis Symphony, and is executive director of the St. Louis guitar Consortium, Inc. He published a volume on the guitar technique of Chet Atkins, published by Mel Bay, Inc, with a DVD/CD on Atkins that was issued in 2005. McClellan received the Master of Music degree at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. Further studies followed at Yale University with guitarist Benjamin Verdery, Brazilian cellist Aldo Parisot, and with Bach scholar and harpsichordist Anthony Newman. McClellan performed with Luciana Pavarotti during his 1999 World Tour, and has done major tours of the United States and Australia. He has issued several discs as a soloist and as a duo performer with Kirt Hanser.