SEAN RICHEY Performing Artist, Composer, Arranger, & Music Educator
Sean Richey is a performing artist and music educator living in New York City, and is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music's Jazz Arts Program.
As an active freelancing guitarist, Sean has performed with a variety of differnent productions at venues such: as Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, The Cutting Room, Central Park SummerStage, Rockwood Music Hall, The Monterey Jazz Festival, National Center for the Performing Arts (Mumbai, India), The Mahindra Blues Festival, and many other venues around New York. Sean has also recorded on commercial productions with producer Ashu Phatak, in Mumbai India.
In 2008, he moved to NYC to study with Chris Rosenberg at the Manhattan School of Music. In that same year, Sean was also the recipient of 2 Student Composition Awards for "Best Original Songs" from DownBeat Magazine. He was the recipient of the Monterey Jazz Festival's Gerald Wilson Big Band Composition Award, and received the NY Regional Scholarship Award for Jazz Guitar from NFAA, Young Arts.
In 2012, he graduated from the Manhattan School of Music's Jazz Arts Program, receiving his BA in Jazz Performance and the Outreach Award (for 'displaying exceptional leadership and a humanitarian spirit in field of Music Education).
As an educator, Sean has taught for the Manhattan School of Music Outreach & Summer Programs in NYC,, where he has served as Guitar Faculty, director of R&B Ensembles., and taught classes such as Improvisation, Music Theory, Composition, & Songwriting since 2012.. From 2013-15, Sean worked with the True School of Music, in Mumbai, India as Head of the Guitar Department, Course Director of Foundations Program, & Course Director of Professional Certificate Program. In 2018 Sean joined the faculty atBrooklyn Music Factory, in Brooklyn's Park Slope. & runs his own Private Teaching Studio.
Sean Richey email@example.com Freelance Performing Artist Private Guitar & Improvisation Teaching Artist based in NYC