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Abigail Aronson ZocherGuitar
Abigail Aronson Zocher is an associate professor in the Guitar department at Berklee College of Music, where she teaches the Joni Mitchell ensemble, classes in classical guitar performance, and lessons in singer/songwriter/guitar, jazz, and classical styles. She earned her bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she studied with David Leisner and received the G.W. Chadwick medal as the outstanding performer of her graduating class. She then earned her master's degree in jazz studies at the conservatory, studying with Mick Goodrick.
In addition to guitar, Zocher records and performs as a vocalist and electric bassist. Her recordings with the Abby and Norm Group, with husband Norman Zocher who also teaches at Berklee, have received favorable reviews in DownBeat magazine, Jazz Times, 20th Century Guitar, Bass Player, and others.