Guitar Concerts & Events

Every year, the Department of Music, the VCU Guitar Series and the Guitar and Other Strings Series sponsor and host a series of concerts, master classes and other events, both on campus and around Richmond. These events bring nationally and internationally acclaimed guitarists that represent all styles of music, including jazz, bluegrass, folk, classical and flamenco. Past performers include William Kanengiser, Manuel Barrueco, Eliot Fisk, Dennis Koster, Lily Afshar, Larry Snitzler, David Russell, Simon Dinnigan, the Washington Guitar Quintet with Charlie Byrd, blues guitarist John Jackson, flamenco guitarist Paco de Malaga and Leo Kottke.