InstrumentalArts: Guitar & Lute
Stuart Fox has been a faculty member at CalArts since 1973 and has worked professionally for over twenty years in every area of musical performance. He tours as a soloist and has recorded with and performs regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Fox does phonograph, motion picture and television recording and performs chamber music in the Los Angeles area. A student of Pepe and Angel Romero, and Jose Tomas, Fox was the first classical guitarist to receive a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Europe. He is a leading specialist in the performance of contemporary music and received a two year fellowship in 1970 to work in experimental music with Lukas Foss at the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in Buffalo. A recipient of bachelor's and master's degrees in musicology from the University of Southern California, Fox has performed on lute with Musica Pacifica, The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, the New Albion Ensemble, Early Music Ensemble of Los Angeles, Long Beach Opera and the New York City Opera. He received grants from the California Arts Council to do concert tours in California from 1985 to l995. He appears on recordings with ABC, Angel, Ars Nova, CRI, Deutsche Grammophon, Orion and Protone labels.
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