Guy Whatley

Harpsichordist, Musical Artist

1975 –


Who is Guy Whatley?

Guy Richard Whatley is an American organist and harpsichordist. He is a specialist in medieval keyboards, sixteenth and seventieth century European music, and nineteenth century German organ music. He is widely known as a continuo player, and as an accompanist. He has performed on historic organs all over Europe and the Americas, and has performed at prestigious venues all across the world. He has performed at such venues as the Arizona Bach Festival, the Connecticut Early Music Festival, and the Costa Rica International Festival of Music. He has performed the complete keyboard works of William Byrd, John Bull, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frederik Handel, and the complete organ works of Franz Liszt, Olivier Messiaen, and Herbert Howells.

Guy Whatley was born in Aberystwyth, Wales. Guy Whatley was educated at The University of Bristol, the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart where his teacher was Ludger Lohmann, and at Arizona State University where his teacher was Kimberly Marshall. He has also studied with numerous private teachers including Maria Boxall, Jean Boyer, Marie Claire Alain, and Christopher Stembridge. He holds the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University.

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Apr 9, 1975
  • Arizona State University

on July 23, 2013


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