Guitarist Carey Harwood has presented concerts throughout the United States and in Central and Sout America. Performances with the Greensboro Opera Company, the Greensboro Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, the Central City Opera, the Triad Guitar Quartet, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, the Conundrum Duo (voice and guitar), the Longmont Symphony and the Colorado Light Opera as well as solo concerts on guitar, electric guitar, lute, mandolin and banjo are evidence of his wide ranging musical interests. Carey's collaboration with tenor Robert Glaubitz, (the Conundrum Duo) won first prize and the audience favorite award at Colorado's prestigious Bruce Ekstrand Competition.
He has served on the faculty at the Music Academy of North Carolina, the Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts, the University of Colorado (where he headed the guitar program after receiving his doctorate in 2005), and Elon University.
Carey lives in Burlington with his wife cellist Darcy Dennison and their 3 year old twins Pepper and Gray who are (sometimes overly) enthusiastic ukelele players.