Part-time Contract Faculty Member
Classical guitar, jazz guitar, bass, theory, ensembles
Frank Deresti received an Honours Bachelor of Music in classical guitar performance from Carleton University in 2000. Since then, he has maintained an active schedule as a performer, composer, teacher, and recording artist. He performs regularly as a guitarist, bassist, and multi-instrumentalist with various ensembles, covering a wide range of styles and genres.
To date Frank has appeared on at least a dozen released recordings and has performed hundreds of live shows with various local and Canadian artists.
Frank is also an instructor of guitar, bass, and music theory at the Algoma Conservatory of Music, where he is also the founding director of the Conservatory Guitar Ensembles; and an Adjunct Professor of Music and Jazz Studies Coordinator at Algoma University.