Conservatory Admissions

Mike Manderen

Mike Manderen

Director of Conservatory Admissions
Lecturer in Guitar and Lute

Contact Information


Con Annex - 221
(440) 775-8413

Mike Manderen

Mike Manderen

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Educational Background

  • B.A., B.Mus., Oberlin College, 1976
  • Study with Loris O. Chobanian, William Matthews, Paul O'Dette, Barry Galbraith, and Suzanne Bloch

Professional Affiliations:
Judge at state- and regional-level ASTA and MTNA guitar competitions.

Commercial studio work in New York and Cleveland; Appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra on lute and guitar and with the baroque orchestra City Musick (Chicago) on theorbo; Sponsored touring artist under the Ohio Arts Council Fee Support Program and recommended performer by the United States Information Agency; Solo and ensemble performances with the Manderen Duckham Duo throughout the Midwest and East.

Faculty associate, Baroque Performance Institute, 1977-82; visiting instructor of guitar, Interlochen Arts Academy, 1990-92.