Education The Hartt School
Name David Cullen
Years active 1975–present
|Born March 19, 1959 (age 56) (1959-03-19) |
Origin Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer, performer, arranger, author
Labels Windham Hill, Solid Air Records
Role Performer · cullenguitar.com
Albums Indigo Blue, Suspended Animation
Awards Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations
Genres Classical guitar, Jazz, World music
Similar People Andrew Lloyd Webber, William Ackerman, Samite, Nathan Gunn, Tony Cedras
David Thomas Cullen (born March 19, 1959) is an American guitarist, composer, and arranger of various styles of guitar music, including classical, jazz, and world music. Currently he is Artist in Residence at Elizabethtown College.
David Cullen began playing guitar at age seven. He joined a rock band at 14 before taking up the classical guitar at 15. From 1977 to 1981 he attended the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. Notable performances include a New York debut recital for the American Institute of Guitar's International Guitar Festival in 1985, a Merkin Concert Hall live broadcast for WNYC in 1988, and the 92nd Street Y New York Guitar Festival in 2004. He is an Artist in Residence at Elizabethtown College and teaches Jazz and Classical Guitar at Kutztown University, Millersville University, and West Chester University.