The University of St. Thomas


Christopher Kachian

Christopher Kachian

Kachian, Christopher

Professor of Music, Program Advisor for Guitar Studies, Guitar Small Ensemble
Phone: (651) 962-5858
Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5858

University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave., BEC 9
St. Paul, MN  55105

Office Location: Loras Hall 206A

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.