About Eliot Grasso

Eliot Grasso is the vice president and a tutor at Gutenberg College. He holds a B.A. in music from Goucher College, an M.A. in ethnomusicology from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance. He has performed, recorded, taught, and lectured on Irish traditional music internationally. Scholars, critics, and performers have described him as “one of the finest uilleann pipers in the history of Irish music in America.” Eliot is committed to fostering the intellectual development of his students through discussions centered on primary source readings.