Distinguished Professor of Music
Ranked as one of the world's preeminent virtuosos of the classical guitar, Parkening has performed in prestigious venues around the globe. The Parkening International Guitar Competition at Pepperdine honors his lifetime commitment to fostering musical excellence in young artists. Read more
The faculty of Seaver College is comprised of leading academics and practitioners in various fields who have been carefully chosen not only for their expertise, but for their alignment with the mission of the school and their ability to translate their respective academic disciplines into relevant daily applications. They are the most vital element in shaping the culture and the values of Seaver College. Of special interest is a view of teaching and scholarship which integrates instruction with research, focuses on the student, and makes informed, practical applications at all levels of planning and decision making.