Eddie Healy began playing guitar at the age of 13. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in classical guitar performance at The University of North Texas and completed a Master of Music degree at Southern Methodist University.
Eddie performs regularly in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. He has also performed live on WRR-Classical 101.1. He traveled to Spain in 2008 for a series of concerts and twice to Mexico in 2009 to perform at the 19th Annual International Guitar Festival of Morelia and the 4th Festival Internacional de Guitarra Ramón Noble. He has appeared on national television and radio programs in Hidalgo, Mexico. Healy returned to Spain in 2014 on the faculty of the annual ChamberArt Madrid Festival and as one half of his duo with mezzo-soprano, Brandi Estwick.
He currently teaches at The University of Texas at Dallas, Eastfield College, Brookhaven College, Collin College and the Gray School of Music. He has served as the assistant festival director at the Texas International Guitar Competition/Festival since 2010 and is also the co-director of the Annual Eastfield Collegiate Guitar Competition/Festival.
His original compositions have been performed all over the world. He has composed the theme to a series of podcasts produced by UTD titled “A Conversation With…”, scores for several video games, and the alma mater for Rogers Middle School in Prosper, Texas. In 2012 Healy released a CD consisting exclusively of his compositions titled, Direction. James Scott of minor7th.com said that the recording, “…is a triumph, offering the listener accessible compositions matched by immaculate performances.” He published the sheet music for several of the compositions from Direction with Joachim-Trekel of Hamburg, Germany in 2010 and has six publications with Les Productions d’OZ to date. Eddie is a member of ASCAP.