Brian Roughton

Brian Roughton began his classical guitar studies at the Carver Creative and Performing Arts Center in Montgomery Alabama in 1988. From 1991-95 he attended Stetson University on a music scholarship. While at Stetson he studied composition with Paul Langston, and guitar with Stephen Robinson and Ricardo Cobo. Upon completion of a BM in guitar performance Brian moved to Connecticut where he attended the Yale School of Music. At Yale, Mr. Roughton studied guitar with Benjamin Verdery, and composition with Joe Rubinstein, and Harold Meltzer. In 1997 he completed an MM in guitar performance at Yale and returned to Montgomery to begin a career as a guitar instructor. Brian has made several recordings which include duets of Francis Kleynjans as well as his own compositions. He is a faculty member at Faulkner University and the owner of Music Academy LLC in Prattville.