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David Crittenden is an American classical guitarist. He has performed across the United States and is highly regarded as a soloist and chamber musician. He has studied in master classes with Jose Tomas and Christopher Parkening in whose class he was voted "outstanding performer." He has composed numerous pieces for the guitar. He performed with the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet for approximately ten years and recorded three CDs with that group.
Crittenden was born on June 1, 1960, in Greenville, South Carolina, son of E. M. Todd and Shannon Pittendreigh Crittenden. He attended the University of Georgia and majored in Guitar Performance (Classical Guitar), earning his Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) in 1982. He received his Master of Music (M.Mus) degree at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana in 1984. He returned to the University of Georgia where he earned his doctorate (D.M.A.) in music in 1996. He teaches at Hamline University and at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.