Guitarist and conductor Colin McAllister is an Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. His performances have been hailed as “sparkling….delivered superbly” (San Francisco Chronicle), “ravishing” (San Diego Union Tribune), and “an amazing tour de force” (San Diego Story). His most recent recording of all-original compositions with the Hennessy 6 jazz sextet was released in 2021 on Summit Records. His guitar instructional videos with The Great Courses have been watched by millions of avid guitarists worldwide. Here in Colorado Springs, he can often be seen performing with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, and with two different jazz groups, the Hennessy 6 and the Trilix Jazz Trio.