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Michael Kozubek, M.M.

Chair of Guitar Studies
Music Theory
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3578
Alternate: (818) 349-6472
Fax: (626) 969-7419
Classical guitarist Michael Kozubek has been on the faculty of Azusa Pacific University since 1987 and is one of the most sought-after teachers of Classical Guitar in Southern California. While receiving his Bachelor of Music from DePaul University in Chicago and his Master of Music from the University of Southern California (USC), Kozubek studied with and performed in the master classes of such guitar luminaries as Andres Segovia, Pepe and Angel Romero, Abel Carlevaro, David Russell, Alexandre Lagoya, David Tanenbaum, Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghilia, Michael Lorimer, Alice Artzt, John Duarte, Evangelos and Lisa Duo, Jack Cecchini, Pamela Kimmel, Jonathon Marcus, James F. Smith, and Thomas Patterson. He has been an accompanist for ensembles, performed numerous solo recitals, and has also appeared as a guest soloist with symphonic orchestras. Currently, Kozubek is working on his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Arizona.


M.M. - Classical Guitar Performance, University of Southern California, 1977
B.M. - Music Education, DePaul University, Chicago, 1972


  • College of Music and the Arts
  • School of Music


  • Classical Guitar
  • Guitar Performance
  • Instrumental Techniques
  • Music Education
  • Music Theory

Professional Experience

Academic Experience
Instructor, Ventura College, 1998-2001

Instructor, Glendale College, 1990-present

Guitar Program Coordinator, Moorpark College, 1981-2001

Instructor, California Lutheran University, 1980-2001

Senior Instructor, Los Angeles Community College, 1978-present

Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Honors, Awards, Recognition
Jack Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Teaching Assistantship to Duke Miller
Pi Kappa Lamda Honorary Music Society

Associations, Boards, Committees
Guitar Foundation of America (GFA)
American Guitar Society
Guitarra Del Mar

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