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2014 International Guitar Festival

The 13th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival will bring internationally noted Guitarist performers to the sonic splendor of the Performance Hall in the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts, April 4 and 5, 2014.

The International Guitar Festival has consistently drawn an audience to the New River Valley from Northern Virginia as well as beyond the borders of the Commonwealth of Virginia, including Maryland, North Carolina and as far north as New York State.

Sponsors "Radford After Dark," the RU International Education Center, The Southwestern Virginia Classical Guitar Society and Mu Phi Epsilon present bring:

Beijing Duo: who will perform the new music of Chinese composer Tan Dun as well as Scarlatti and other Classics for two guitars. They will also conduct a public guitar masterclass.

Gothenburg Combo: who will perform a Saturday noontime “Family Concert” featuring clever arrangements of Michael Jackson and their compatriots ABBA as well as Brahms and other classics for two guitars. They will also conduct a public guitar masterclass.

Marija Temo: Flamenco artist Extraordinare will perform her Flamenco wizardry and give public flamenco workshop.

RU Alumni - Paul Masinelli (singer, songwriter and performer based in Memphis) will perform and give workshops on composing, songwriting and studio techniques.

View the complete schedule here.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE and are held at the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts on the campus of Radford University, Radford, VA (corner of Jefferson and Main Sts. Radford, VA 24142). Click here for parking information.

Dr. Robert Trent

Contact Information

Contact: (540) 831-5177

Festival Director:

Dr. Robert Trent, Director of Guitar Studies
Box 6968
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142