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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.


The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble (July 22)

Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
2018 Guitar and Other Strings Series

The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble consists of 25 talented classical guitarists from Central Virginia. Established in 1986 by John Patykula, this ensemble has performed as part of the Richmond International Music Festival and Richmond’s Big Gig summer festival. It is the resident ensemble for VCU’s Guitar and Other Strings Series. The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble has been featured on local television and on WCVE-FM’s An Hour with the Guitar. Special guests include soprano Lisa Edwards-Burrs, classical banjoist John Bullard, and the Robinson Guitar Duo.

Free Admission