The University of St. Thomas

Music

Jeffrey Thygeson

Jeffrey Thygeson

Thygeson, Jeffrey

Adjunct Faculty, Guitar

jkthygeson@stthomas.edu
Phone: (651) 962-5850
Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5850

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

Office Location: Loras Hall 206B

Jeffrey Thygeson has performed extensively throughout the United States, both as soloist and chamber musician.  As a former member of the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, he has performed across the country in numerous recitals, as well as concerto appearances with the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Austin (TX) Symphony, Columbus (GA) Symphony, Owensboro (KY) Symphony, DuPage (IL) Symphony and the Orchestra of Indian Hill (MA).  Jeffrey has also been a prize-winning guitarist in several competitions.  He received his BA from the University of St. Thomas and MM from the University of Southern California, where he studied with William Kanengiser and received the Pi Kappa Lambda Guitar Scholarship Award.  Additional teachers have included Christopher Kachian, Pepe Romero, James Smith and Brian Head.  Also a committed educator, Jeffrey continues to teach and develop innovative strategies for teaching music.  In addition to the University of St. Thomas, Jeffrey is on the faculty at Macalester College and St. Catherine University.