Mr. Guthman directs Credo's American Music Program and teaches the History through Music block in eleventh grade. Along with Ms. Gast he serves as cohort guide for the tenth grade Lime Cohort. He is a lifelong musician who earned his BA in Music and his MA in Education and his teaching credential at Sonoma State University. He also studied at the Berklee School of Music program in Perugia, Italy. Mr. Guthman served on the faculty of Summerfield Waldorf School for five years, teaching Strings, Beginning Orchestra and American Music; and he has served as conductor for high school musicals. Mr. Guthman spent 17 years at the renowned Happy Valley School in Ojai, California, where he served as Music Director and Chair of the Fine Arts Department, and two years at the Waldorf school in Trento, Italy. He is a member of several performing ensembles, has composed music for television, recorded several albums and toured extensively. Mr. Guthman plays double bass, cello, guitar, mandolin, cittern, piano and violin. He is the father of two Waldorf graduates.