16th Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival: American Guitar (Event Overview)

Adam Holzman Stephen Connor Eliot Fisk

March 02, 2017 - March 04, 2017
Venue: Various locations
Ticket: Price varies
Season: 2016-17

March 2:

Adam Holzman

Jonsson Performance Hall, 8:00 p.m., free

Founder of the UT Austin Guitar Department, Holzman is a nationally-recognized concert performer and recording artist who has performed across the U.S., Europe and Latin America.

 

March 3:

International Concert Guitar Competition

University Theatre, 8:00 p.m., free

This unique competition, designed to showcase outstanding classical guitar students, will award cash prizes to the winners.

 

March 4 Morning:

Youth Competition

Participants from 11 to 18 years old compete. This competition is open for viewing by family and teachers only.

 

March 4 Afternoon/Evening:

Stephan Connor

Jonsson Performance Hall, 4:00 p.m., free

One of the premier builders of classical guitars in the United States, Stephan Connor guitars are played by many celebrated musicians including Eliot Fisk, Zaira Meneses and Angel Romero. He will give a video presentation on his process.

 

Eliot Fisk

University Theatre, 8:00 PM, $25

Eliot Fisk is currently director of guitar studies at the New England Conservatory and artistic director for the annual Boston Guitar Fest. He will perform part of his program on a Stephan Connor guitar donated to the Guitar Studies program by Russell Cleveland.



For more information contact:
Arts and Performance Office
[email protected]
972-UTD-ARTS


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