Guatemalan-American guitarist Carlos Bendfeldt, First Prize winner in the Artists International Youth Awards, received his bachelor of music degree in classical guitar performance in 1994 from the Manhattan School of Music with virtuoso Maestro Carlos Barbosa-Lima Nicholas Goluses, and Mark DelPriora, and his master’s degree in performance from the Juilliard School of Music in 1997 where he was the student of the renowned virtuoso and Grammy winner Sharon Isbin.
The Glencoe Academy of Music believes that the understanding and practice of music enriches life. It is our mission to conserve the tradition and culture of the past and present through music and expose the community to music through instruction and community concerts.
The Glencoe Academy of Music is committed to providing the highest level of instruction to students of all ages and abilities. Our nurturing and encouraging environment promotes growth in each student by meeting students’ individual learning needs. Students are also encouraged to participate in non-competitive performance opportunities. Contact us today! - Carlos Bendfeldt, Executive Director
The Glencoe Academy of Music is located in the heart of Glencoe, at 336 Park Ave., right off of Green Bay Road.