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Department of Music Hosts Special Guitar Ensemble Festival and Benedetto Guitar Day
The festival begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. and is free.
Guitar players of all levels are invited to attend.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Winthrop University’s
Department of Music
will host a special
Guitar Ensemble Festival and Benedetto Guitar Day
on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the
Conservatory of Music.
All guitar enthusiasts, from amateurs to experts, are welcome to attend the free event.
The day will be filled with workshops, exhibitors and performances, beginning with registration at 9:30 a.m.
“Bb Blues Chord Voicings”
Associate Professor of Music L.H. Dickert
, who teaches guitar, jazz history and theory at Winthrop, and also directs the guitar ensembles and jazz combos. 10 a.m., 120 Conservatory of Music.
“The Art of the Jazz Guitar Duo”
. Sims is a renowned 7-string guitarist who founded Sims Music and has 30 years of teaching experience. He is regularly seen in Just Jazz Guitar Magazine. Paul is the CEO of
and has led his trios and quartets, performing in Savannah’s annual jazz and music festivals. 11 a.m., 120 Conservatory of Music.
• Master class with Howard Paul,
of Benedetto Guitars and
, an adjunct professor of music at Winthrop. 4:45 p.m. in 120 CMUS.
An evening concert by Howard Paul and others in
Frances May Barnes Recital Hall
at 7:30 p.m. will cap off the day.
For a complete schedule,
visit the festival website
. For more information, contact the Department of Music at 803/323-2255.
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