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Christopher Kachian

Professor - Guitar Studies, Harmonica

Music, Film & Creative Enterprise
American Culture and Difference

Christopher Kachian, guitarist, has given over 500 performances in the UK, Ireland, Austria, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, France, Russia, and Africa and throughout the USA and South America. Since 1986, he has performed with three German orchestras: Heidelberger Kammerorchester, Kammerensemble Cologne and Radio Symphonie Orchester des Hessischen Rundfunks.

He has been heard on Minnesota Public Radio, National Public Radio, and American Public Radio (including several appearances on Prairie Home Companion). Dr. Kachian is the founder and Director of the UST Guitar Studies Area, and is a national leader in distance learning (technology- aided teaching) having developed several courses at the college level. He is also the editor of the guitar column for the journal of the Minnesota chapter of the American String Teacher's Association/National String Orchestra Association.