Trinity Laban is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham
Anthony Devine as Head of Guitar Studies. Graham has been a
professor of guitar at Trinity since September 2005. He will
take on his new role within the Strings Department in April.
Graham studied at Chethams School of Music in Manchester before
moving to Brazil at the age of 19 where he became a respected
performer and tutor. Winner of a host of international
competitions, he tours all over the world and has released eight
albums including six for recording giant NAXOS which were all met
with great critical acclaim.
Following his 2006 Wigmore Hall recital, Classical Guitar
Magazine wrote "Graham Anthony Devine and players like him inhabit
a new and a higher plane of music. Fluency, beautiful tone, power,
clarity, timing, phrasing, technical brilliance, a keen musical
intelligence - none of these is a stranger to the guitar recital
hall, but this young player confounds criticism by possessing them
all, and in spades."
Director of Music Dr Claire Mera-Nelson says, "We are very
pleased to announce Graham's new appointment. He holds an
international reputation as a performer and teacher and is well
known to many of us at Trinity Laban, having already made a
significant contribution here as a member of the String