South American Guitar from the 19th to the 21st century event on Dec. 3

November 29, 2012

“The Poise and the Noise, South American Guitar: from 19th to 21st century” is being held as part of the 2012-2013 Whitehead Concert Series on Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at noon at the Whitehead Auditorium.  This event features Lautaro Mantilla (a guitarist, composer, and improviser from Bogota, Colombia) playing music by Barrios, Villa-lobos, Montana, Brower, Dyens, and Martinez.  As a guitarist, he received the First Division Award in Classical Guitar at Pittsburg State University, First Prize at the Banco de la Republica National Competition, Colombia, and First Prize at the Banco de la Republica National Competition with the Quinteto Mate Ensemble, Colombia. He has taken master classes with guitarists Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Sonia Diaz (Cuba), Ricardo Cobo (Colombia), Robert Sullivan (U.S.), and Brad Shepik (U.S.).  Refreshments will be available.  The concert lasts around 40 minutes.  Discount lunch tickets are available at the door for the day of the concert.  All concerts are open to the Whitehead Community and friends.

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