Dr. Dylan Caligiuri (D.M.A.) is an Emmy-award winning musician, educator and audio producer/engineer whose credits include work for an eclectic list of artists ranging from the Rat Pack’s Don Rickles to popular music sensation Sia. Dylan has over twenty years experience as a guitarist and band leader touring in thirty-nine countries including Japan, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Europe and beyond.

In 2016 Dylan began his role as pre-launch curriculum consultant and on-screen instructor in the pre-launch of Fender Musical Instrument Corporation’s digital learning app Fender Play where he continues to develop technical course content for self-paced learning, advise internal stakeholders and planned/monitored implantation of technology based learning assessment tools. Since its launch in 2017, Fender Play has reached over 2.4 million users while allowing Dylan to expand his professional portfolio to include skills in market research, analytics, beta-testing, project management and social media management.

Dylan is also a well-established songwriter, producer and mastering engineer most known for his award-winning work with Saint Rogue Records, Sony Extreme and Bleeding Fingers music libraries.


D.M.A. | University of Southern California Thornton School of Music (Studio/Jazz Guitar, Music Production & Popular Music Songwriting)