Philip Hemmo is known throughout the Unites States as a teacher, author, recording artists and performer of the classical guitar. As a faculty member at the University of Arizona, Pima Communtiy College, the University of Illinois, Springfield, and his new post at Notre Dame Preparatory High School in Scottsdale, AZ. Mr. Hemmo is the author of the guitar method text ‘Beginning Classroom Guitar’ (Thompson Learning 1998 & 2004) which is the textbook of choice for guitar courses across the United States. His recordings ‘'Petite Pieces' (2017), Guitar Recital’ (2013), ‘The 20th Century Guitar’ (2012) as well as ‘Romantic Works for Classical Guitar’ (2010) have been released on the Project Aurora Recordings label to national acclaim.
Philip Hemmo chooses Kremona Arete strings for his live performances along with his video and audio recordings.