guitarist, composer, educator
Dr. Anthony Fesmire
College of the Desert Jazz Combo directed by Dr. Anthony Fesmire performing "Minor Swing".
College of the Desert Jazz Band directed by Dr. Anthony Fesmire with guest artist, Doug Webb, performing "Embraceable You".
Dr. Fesmire's career in education spans more than twenty years. His former students are professional performers, producers, conductors, composers, and educators. He has taught at all levels K-12, community college, and university. He is currently a Professor of Music at College of the Desert where he oversees the instrumental music major program, directs the jazz combos, and teaches courses face-to-face and online including the full music theory sequence and guitar. The following videos feature student groups from College of the Desert; see Dr. Fesmire's YouTube channel for more videos!