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George Collichio – National Recording Artist, Performer, Music Educator


  • National Recording Artist and Performer

  • Masters of Music in Performance and Pedagogy ( Nazareth University School of Music)

  • Bachelors of Music ( State University of New York)

George Collichio is a National Recording Artist, Performer, Music Educator, and private guitar instructor. George has nine National CD releases and continues a busy performance schedule. He has a Masters of Music in Performance and Pedagogy from Nazareth University School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from Empire State University.

A former adjunct College Professor at SUNY Empire State College in Rochester and remotely at the Colleges Suffolk County Long Island campus where he taught Guitar, Music Theory, and Advanced Jazz Theory. He is the founder of “Collichio School of Music” in Rochester NY that had maintained three locations and is still a highly sought-after teacher in the area as well as other parts of the country via Zoom.

He has played hundreds of events throughout the U.S. and Italy and has appeared and performed on National and Cable TV shows including The KUSI morning show (San Diego) and NBC (cable affiliate) news program. His last release was picked up by over seventy Smooth Jazz Radio Stations across the country and distributed worldwide.

George has worked and toured with renowned Bass player and founding member of Blood Sweet and Tears – Jim Fielder. And has opened up for Destiny’s Child (Beyoncé ‘s first band), and has played private events for high-profile, clients such as pro golfer, Bernhard Langer.

George is available for solo acoustic or full band concerts, corporate, private events, seminars, and workshops. If you would like private lessons and live in the Rochester area, please contact Collichio School of Music for more information. Zoom lessons are also available for those outside the Rochester area.

George Collichio’s music is now streaming on all popular platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora, and more.

George Collichio playing guitar

News and Endorsements

Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

"A friend referred me to George to play at a special event I was planning for Excellus. I went to the Collichio website and listened to samples of his music and was very impressed. George was very professional and accommodating to my needs. Everyone at the event commented to me later that the music was a perfect touch to the night. I was so impressed, I signed my son up for guitar lessons with...

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Wegmans in Penfield

"Since George has been playing here at the Wegmans in Penfield we have had numerous compliments on the music. We have some who come each week he is here. Also he is a professional, always checks in and lets me know what is going on. He is dependable and a joy to work with!" Bob Godula Store Manger Wegmans Corporation

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The Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid New York

I started “Live at 77” in 2009 at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa with the idea of bringing quality live entertainment to the town of Lake Placid and to our two venues, The Bistro and The Cottage. Because The Mirror Lake Inn is one of the few 4 diamond resorts in the Adirondacks, I wanted to make sure the entertainment was always going to be up to the level of our property. Through some...

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