Michael McCallie

Chattanooga native Michael McCallie has distinguished himself as one of the most promising young performers and teachers working within the classical guitar community today. He has performed in concert halls throughout the United States, including Sprague Memorial Hall at Yale University, the Cohen-Davison Theatre at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Dohnanyi Recital Hall at The Florida State University and has twice performed on the Guitar Sarasota Concert Series. In 2015, he was a featured soloist with The Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra.

Michael holds a Master’s of Music in Guitar Performance from Yale University where he was the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship, as well as a Bachelor of Music from Stetson University. He has recently completed the Doctor of Music degree at Florida State University, where he was a scholarship student of the world-renowned pedagogue, Bruce Holzman. Michael’s principal teachers include: Charles Evans, Dr. Stephen Robinson, Kevin Gallagher, Benjamin Verdery and Bruce Holzman.

Dr. McCallie currently maintains a private guitar studio, serves on the Adjunct faculties at The Cadek Conservatory of Music at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and The McCallie School and has recently initiated an after school Suzuki guitar program at The Bright School in Chattanooga, TN.