Teaching Artist, Guitar
A native of Florida, Kacey has been studying classical guitar from the age of ten with Rafael Padron and Thomas Koch. In 2013, Kacey moved to the city of Chicago to study with Denis Azabagic at the University of Illinois at Chicago, from where he graduated magna cum laude and was awarded the Music Performance Award. Kacey is now continuing his graduate studies at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, studying under Denis Azabagic. Through participation in Master classes with notable guitarists and pedagogues such as Sergio Assad, Eden Stell Duo, Benjamin Verdery, Andrew York, and Mar garita Escarpa, Kacey has gained a thorough understanding of the various teaching methods and styles that exist in the guitar repertoire.