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Dr. Richard Knepp

dr. Richard Knepp

Associate Professor of Music and Chair

(706) 379-5128
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Dr. Richard Knepp has been teaching music at YHC since 1999.  Dr. Knepp holds a DMA from the University of Georgia where he studied under the direction of acclaimed guitar instructor John Sutherland.   He also holds a MM in Classical Guitar Performance from Georgia State University and a BMA from Georgia College and State University in Instrumental Performance.  Dr. Knepp has performed in ensembles and as a soloist throughout the United States. As a classical guitarist, he is a regular feature on the concert stage and has been a strong advocate for classical guitar education within the state of Georgia. Many of Dr. Knepp’s students have gone on to pursue graduate studies and have also had successful careers as performing artists.