Guitar Series

Throughout the academic year, the VCU Guitar Series presents outstanding classical and flamenco guitarists in concerts and master classes.

Guest artists featured in this series are widely recognized throughout the U.S. and around the world. Past performers have included British guitarist Simon Dinnigan, flamenco guitarists Paco de Malaga and Richard Marlow, the Alexandria Guitar Quartet, William Kanengiser, Larry Snitzler, Dennis Koster, Lily Afshar, the Lafayette Trio, and Italian guitarists Lorenzo Micheli and Aldo Minella.

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2015-2016 VCU Guitar Series


Sam Dorsey, classical guitar

Sunday, January 24, 2016, 4 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

Sam Dorsey is Professor of Music and the Graduate Coordinator at Norfolk State University. He has studied guitar with Jesús Silva, Michael Lorimer and has attended Master Classes with Andrés Segovia. As President of the Tidewater Classical Guitar Society he has been a moving force in bringing to the Tidewater area artists of international acclaim. He has performed with the Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, Virginia Stage Company, and the Virginia Beach Symphony. He is the founder of the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra. As a solo artist he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Mr. Dorsey has been heard in recital in the Teatro Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica, and the Cento Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City, Mexico.

Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 VCU students (available at the box office)

VCU Guitar Alumni Concert

Sunday, March 20, 4 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

This concert will feature several of the outstanding graduates of the VCU Guitar Program. The program will include works for solo guitar as well as ensemble selections.

Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 for VCU students (available at box office)