Connor O’Neill is a guitarist, composer, and producer who is at the forefront of Philadelphia’s burgeoning creative music scene. He graduated with a master’s degree in jazz studies from the University of the Arts in December 2019. He also received an undergraduate degree from the University of the Arts in 2017, receiving the School of Music Jazz Award and the Catherine T. Quaile Memorial Guitar Award that year. O’Neill was a member of Jazz Philadelphia’s first Core Cooperative, an entrepreneurship and wellness program focused on nurturing new artists in the Philadelphia jazz scene. O’Neill participated in the Kimmel Center Creative Music Program from 2010-2015, in which he composed, improvised, and performed under master musician Anthony Tidd. O’Neill has privately taught guitar, music theory, jazz history, improvisation, and musicianship since 2014. He currently offers private studio lessons and has taught at several local music schools since 2021.

Education: Bachelor's of Guitar Performance from The University of the Arts, Master's of Jazz Studies from The University of the Arts

Specialties: Guitar

Divisions: Music