Todd Holcomb

Todd Holcomb’s performances have been described as virtuoso and a force of nature. As a soloist and chamber musician he has been awarded top prizes in competitions including the East Carolina University International Guitar Competition, Mississippi International Guitar Competition, and J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition. He holds a Master’s Degree in Music Performance and Pedagogy from Peabody Conservatory, an Artist Diploma from Columbus State University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Shenandoah Conservatory.

Todd regularly performs as a soloist and with flutist Wayla Chambo as Duo Thalassa. Recently, he has been featured in performance with the Virginia Chorale, Chrysler Museum, the Norfolk Chamber Consort, the Open Door Concert Series, Coastal Virginia Chamber Music, Alvernia University, the Virginia Wesleyan Concert Series, the Virginia Symphony Chorus, and the Virginia Opera in their production of Il barbiere di Siviglia.

Todd is a dedicated music educator. He is currently a faculty member at Norfolk State University, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Christopher Newport University. Formerly, he has taught at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of Southern Mississippi as a full-time teaching assistant.

As the Executive Director of the nonprofit arts organization Tidewater Classical Guitar, Todd is dedicated to bringing guitar performance and education to the communities of Southeastern Virginia. He resides in Chesapeake, VA with his wife Cathy and son Ethan.


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