Shepherd’s guitar festival events open to the public
The third annual Shepherd University International Guitar Festival, which runs April 28-May 1, will offer several opportunities for the public to attend concerts and observe master classes. The festival, sponsored by Doc’s Tea, will feature Grammy Award-winner David Russell, Cuban guitarist and composer Eduardo Martn, classical guitarist William Feasley, and guitar luthier Randy Angella.
Guitar festival events open to the public include:
Friday, April 28, 8 p.m.-William Feasley, award-winning solo artist and international performer; Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St.; admission by donation.
Saturday, April 29, 8 p.m.-Martn & Martn Duo, internationally recognized Cuban guitarist Eduardo Martn and his daughter Galy Martn; St. Agnes Catholic Church, 106 S. Duke St.; admission by donation.
Sunday, April 30, 8 p.m.-David Russell, Grammy Award-winning Scottish guitarist; Shepherd’s Marinoff Theater; general admission is $20, and $15 for seniors and students under age 18.
Monday, May 1, 1:30 p.m.-Festival Participants’ Showcase; Shepherd’s Frank Center W. H. Shipley Recital Hall; admission by donation.
The public can also observe the following master classes at the Frank Center:
Saturday, April 29, 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.-Master class with guitarist/composer Eduardo Martn, who will talk about his compositions and their relation to the folk music, guitar traditions, and special techniques of his native Cuba.
Sunday, April 30, 10 a.m.-noon-Master class with Eduardo Martn.
Monday, May 1, 10 a.m.-noon-Master Class with David Russell.
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