Eddie Healy

Eddie Healy began studying the classical guitar with Dr. Enric Madriguera. He went on to study with Tom Johnson at the University of North Texas, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in classical guitar performance. He then completed a Master of Music degree with Robert Guthrie at Southern Methodist University. Healy was awarded a scholarship from the Dallas Federation of Music Clubs and was the recipient of the Alice Jones-Berding scholarship in 1995. He performs regularly as soloist, accompanist and ensemble member in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. He has performed with the vocalists of The Orchestra of New Spain as well as string soloists from The Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Healy traveled to Spain in 2008 for a series of concerts and twice to Mexico in 2009 to perform at the 19th Annual International Guitar Festival of Morelia and the 4th Festival Internacional de Guitarra Ramón Noble.He has appeared on national television and radio programs in Hidalgo, Mexico. At the 2009 Texas Guitar Festival, he performed on the same program as David Russell and shared the stage with William Kanengiser at the Texas Guitar Festival in 2010. Eddie is the Youth Competition director for the Annual Texas Guitar Competition and teaches guitar at UT Dallas.

His original compositions have been performed all over the world. He has composed the theme to a series of podcasts produced by UTD titled “A Conversation With…”, scores for several video games, and the alma mater for Rogers Middle School in Prosper, Texas. In 2012 Healy released a CD consisting exclusively of his compositions titled, Direction. James Scott of minor7th.com said that the recording, “…is a triumph, offering the listener accessible compositions matched by immaculate performances.” He published the sheet music for several of the compositions from Direction with Joachim-Trekel of Hamburg, Germany in 2010 and has six publications with Les Productions d’Oz to date. Eddie is a member of ASCAP.

“Eddie Healy may turn out to be one of the brilliant new composers of our time for neo-classical guitar.”-Minor7th.com