Isaac Sharp received his Masters of Music in classical guitar performance from the Manhattan School of Music in 2012 studying with Professor Mark Delpriora. He completed his Bachelors of Music at the Eastman School of Music in 2009, with Dr. Nicholas Goluses.
Isaac was selected to participate in the National Guitar Workshop’s three summer teaching internship, which he completed. At NGW, Isaac gained a wealth of experience, working with many of the country’s leading guitar instructors and taught students one-on-one and in group classes. Isaac has years of experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels on various topics and styles including classical, rock/pop, jazz, music theory (including specialized curricula for guitar players), historical performance practice, and more.
He has performed numerous solo recitals at private homes, schools and various other public venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Isaac has also been a part of many chamber music ensembles, and has been sought after to play with large ensembles including the MSM Philharmonia and Wind Ensemble, the Greenwich Village Singers, and Khorikos. He has performed in many masterclasses with world renowned recording artists Pepe Romero, David Russell, Paul Galbraith, and Paul O’Dette.
“The Thomson score, played with a screening of the 1936 Pare Lorentz film and narrated by Mr. Hampson, brought playful work from all corners of the ensemble, in particular Isaac Sharp on guitar and a bustling percussion section.” – Steve Smith of the NY Times
Isaac currently lives in Ithaca, NY, where he performs for public and private events and teaches.