Contacts

Boston, MA 02117

P.O Box 171583

info@kitharaproject.org

Jeremy Mallory

Trustee
Bio
Jeremy G. Mallory graduated from Swarthmore College in 1995 with High Honors. In 2004 he earned a Ph.D. in ethics from the University of Chicago Divinity School, and a J.D. from the Law School in 2007, with Honors and Order of the Coif. At the Law School, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Jeremy clerked for the Honorable Diane P. Wood of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. After clerking, he worked for four years at Sidley Austin and Kirkland & Ellis, focusing on securities litigation, bank regulation, environmental litigation, patents, and appellate matters. Jeremy has also taught Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and has published articles on legislative chaplaincies and political speech. His scholarship has been cited by academics, appellate briefs, the Seventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court. He regularly assists with the Northwestern University Law School Supreme Court Practicum. In college, he was the national and North American parliamentary debate champion. Jeremy is a member of the Illinois bar and is admitted to practice at the Seventh Circuit. In 2006 he joined in a new partnership in China to set up a workshop and factory from the ground up with the commitment to make lower cost, high quality instruments for players who couldn’t afford his domestic instruments. That business to date has grown to a factory employing over 200 people and producing over 50,000 guitars per year. This is the factory and workshop that produces New World Guitarsto Kenny’s design specifications and instruction. As President of Hill Guitar Company,Inc., Kenny continues to develop the Hill Guitar line in Santa Cruz building fine classical guitars for the world market. This is the location where luthiers are making the entire range of Signature, and Performance model guitars. Kenny states, “The guitars are wonderful, and the impact they have on the guitar world make the effort worthwhile. We have seen Hill Guitars growing in influence and esteem worldwide over the past decade, with the best still to come.” Kenny Hill has written many articles for various guitar publications, including Acoustic Guitar, Soundboard, and American Lutherie. He is an active member of the GFA, GAL, ASIA and NAMM, and has participated in each association’s expositions. He has won awards and prizes in more than a dozen national and international contests, among which the following prizes stand out: 3rd Place: Tredrez-Loquemeau International Competition, France (2000) 2nd Place: Primo European Contest di Chitarra, Città di Gorizia, Italy (2004) 1st Place: 8th Contest and International Guitar Festival of the City of Taxco, Guerrero (2005) 1st Place: contest “Virtuosismo Guitarrístico” within the 16th International Guitar Festival of Morelia (2006) 2nd Place: III National Guitar Competition “Revueltas 2010“, Durango, Dgo. Since 2001 he has been a founding member of the Guitars Quartet of the City of Mexico, with which he has produced two record productions: “Jícamo a Cuatro” and “… a cinco”, both with original music by contemporary Mexican composers. He has performed at various festivals in Mexico, Italy, Belgium, Romania, Costa Rica, Peru and the United States of America. As a soloist he has performed with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico City, the Carlos Chávez Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the cities of Acapulco, Guerrero; Querétaro and Toluca, State of Mexico. From 2005 to the present he is professor of the guitar chair at the School of Music “Life and Movement” of the Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center in Mexico City, and at the Conservatory of Music of the State of Mexico.