College of Visual and Performing Arts

Associate Faculty

Music in General Studies

  • Phone: 260-481-6714
  • Office: Rhinehart Music Center, Room 144
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Phil Schurger holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Music from Northern Illinois University where he studied guitar with Fareed Haque. He currently teaches in the Music History Department at IPFW.  He is also a professor of Guitar and Composition at both Huntington University and Manchester College. Phil has been playing professionally since the age of 17 and has played throughout the United States and Europe sharing the stage with such artists as Victor Wooten, Fareed Haque,Ravi Coltrane, Greg Ward, Nick Roth (Yurodny Ensemble), and Bolokada Conde.