Bill Buonocore

Bill B.

Brockton, MA
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Bill delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 14+

Teaching since:

I currently maintain a private studio in my home south of Boston.

If you want to play Classical Guitar the right way, with a great sound, proper technique and stylistic interpretations, I will help you achieve your goals.

All levels are welcome!

I served on the Guitar Faculty of The Boston Conservatory for 21 years (18 years as Chair) and also held faculty appointments at UMass Lowell, UMass Dartmouth, Bridgewater State University, Phillips Academy and Boston College.

Performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Ballet, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic, Rhode Island Philharmonic, and the Portland, Chautauqua, New Hampshire, Vermont, Indian Hill, Nashua, Lexington and Cape Cod Symphony Orchestras.

I have recorded for Koch International, Arabesque, Neuma, Nepenthe, Arsis, Centaur and Albany Records.

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Guitar Faculty
Sep 1989 - Sep 2010
The Boston Conservatory

Guitar Faculty
Sep 1988 - Sep 1997
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Guitar Faculty
Sep 1988 - Sep 1997
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


Master of Music in Classical Guitar Performance
Sep 1980 - May 1982
Boston Conservatory of Music
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Guitar Performance
Sep 1974 - Dec 1979
William Paterson College


Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Oct 1997
Microsoft Corporation


Nominated Member
Sep 2007
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
Nominated Member
May 1982
Pi Kappa Lamba


American Federation of Musicians
Aug 1984

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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Guitar Foundation of America
May 1984

Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) is the America's leading classical guitar organization founded in 1973 at the National Guitar Convention sponsored by the American String Teachers Association (ASTA).

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Granada by Isaac Albeniz performed by William Buonocore
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Rick Jan 27, 2016
Classical Guitar · In studio

Bill is the best teacher around. His extensive performance experience makes all the difference - he knows every tip, trick and nuance in the book that changes every piece from just a set of notes to a performance of color, grace and subtlety. His knowledge of the guitar repertoire never fails to amaze. And he's wonderfully patient with everyone - you don't have to play like Bream or Russell

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