Jeremy Harting began his Classical guitar studies with Ernesto Tamayo at the Pennsylvania Academy of Music. In 2004, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in guitar performance from Ithaca College, where he studied with Pablo Cohen and received the Ford music scholarship and E.P. Johnson award.
While at Ithaca College, Jeremy spent a semester abroad in London studying with Timothy Walker at the Royal Academy of Music. Following Ithaca College, Jeremy was accepted into the graduate program at Yale University, under the instruction of Benjamin Verdery. While working on his Master of Music degree at Yale, Jeremy was awarded the George Lauder Greenway Fellowship and Eliot Fisk Prize.
Jeremy completed his Doctor of Music degree at Indiana University in Bloomington, under the tuition of guitar department chair Ernesto Bitetti. His dissertation examines the theoretical and historical principles of the solo guitar works of Roberto Sierra. As part of his coursework at Indiana University Jeremy studied vihuela and lute tablature with Nigel North, earning a minor in early music.
Jeremy has played in masterclasses for John Williams, Manuel Barrueco, Sharon Isbin, David Tanenbaum, Hopkinson Smith, David Leisner, Dale Kavanagh, Frank Gerstmeier, Mark Eden, Eduardo Fernandez, Michael Newman, Laura Oltman, and William Kanengeiser.
Dr. Harting has significant experience teaching pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate level students at various institutions including: Saint Joseph's University, Eastern University, Ithaca College, University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University, Yale University, The Lancaster Classical Guitar Institute, Ithaca College Summer Music Academy, Eastern University Preparatory School of Music and Darlington Arts Center.
As a soloist and chamber musician, Jeremy has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada at concert events at the Ithaca College Winter Guitar Festival, Acadia Guitar Festival (Canada), Pennsylvania Academy of Music Guitar Festival, Milford Arts Society (CT), Yale British Arts Center, Connecticut Classical Guitar Society, New England Guitar Society, Buskirk Chumley Theater (Bloomington, IN), The Miller Center (Reading, PA), Steinman Hall (Lancaster, PA), Bailey Hall (Cornell University), Hamilton Garden at the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Wicker Park Art Center (Chicago), and the 92nd Street Y in New York. He has also been featured with the Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Millersville University Guitar Ensemble, Indiana University New Music Ensemble and members of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Marinus Ensemble, and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Jeremy has worked under the baton of Alan Pierson, David Dzubay, Cynthia Johnston Turner, Fawzi Haimor, and Ben Bolter. He also performs regularly with Marcia Englar in a guitar duo.
In addition to his accomplishments pertaining to the classical guitar, Jeremy also performs regularly on mandolin and electric guitar. These instruments have helped contribute to Jeremy's unique musical personality, especially in the area of contemporary music. He has performed works with various ensembles dedicated to promoting new works including the Noble Fowl Trio and Diesel Lounge Boys.