Brian Katz

Brian Katz
Contract Faculty

Performer, Composer and Educator

Mus. M. (U of T); Dalcroze Cert.(Carnegie-Mellon)

Academic Specialties: Improvisation, Guitar (Jazz/Folk/Classical), Klezmer, Classical Guitar Ensemble, Music for Health and Wellness

Brian has been teaching a wide variety of subjects for the York U. Music dept. since 1994. Mr. Katz is an internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and educator, and a highly skilled pianist and vocalist. As a performer and composer he is noted for bringing classical and world music influences to modern jazz and is highly regarded as a “free” (open) music improviser, where he blends many of his influences into coherent musical statements.

Personal Website: www.briankatz.com