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Jimmy Moore

locationMusic Building - room 132
Phone 863.680.4229

Jimmy Moore, D.M.

Adjunct Faculty - Guitar and Music History

I believe in creating an environment of trust and respect for one another, to challenge each other to reach high ideas and standards.

I teach a variety of guitar students, from performance majors to students college wide seeking the enrichment the guitar offers. I also teach music business and music history and generally work with students of all backgrounds.

Traveling, canoeing, woodworking, hiking, and history.


  • Bachelor of Music Guitar (Performance) - Florida Southern College 2000
  • Master of Arts in Guitar Performance - Middle Tennessee State University 2003
  • Doctor of Music - Florida State University 2009

Honors and Awards

Multi-Award Winning Guitarist Dr. Jimmy Moore has been a featured artist at many national and international festivals and concert series, including the National Guitar Summer Workshop in Nashville, TN, The Domaine Forget Music and Dance Festival in Montreal, Canada, The Siena Music Sessions in Siena, Italy, the Tennessee Guitar Festival, and repeat performances with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the South Georgia Ballet.

Moore has won guitar competitions on the state, regional, and national levels, including First Prize at the National Beethoven Association 25th Anniversary Young Artist Competition in Memphis, TN; winning First Prize at the Tennessee Music Teacher's Association Guitar Competition in Nashville, TN, and was a National Finalist at the Music Teacher's National Association (MTNA) Guitar Competition in Kansas City, MO.

Moore earned a Doctor of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Florida State University with a Doctoral Minor in Musicology.

Publications and Exhibitions