Currently assistant professor of guitar studies at Oklahoma City University, Denman’s career is rooted in classical, Latin and jazz studies. His programs have received top prizes at competitions, including three awards from the Guitar Foundation of America. He is one of three recipients of the GFA/Augustine Award for Excellence in Guitar Education. His work has been praised in books such as “Building an Award-Winning Guitar Program” by Bill Swick.
Denman has been a featured performer and conductor for music festivals and a guest clinician for several institutions, including Beijing Central Conservatory, Chamber Art Madrid and Artist in Residence for the New Mexico Guitar Society.
Denman is a Pepe Romero Artist and a Grammy-nominated educator who also serves as the director of guitar at Classen School of Advanced Studies. He directs the Celedonio Romero Guitar Institute and has been the director of education for the Guitar Foundation of America.