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Classical Guitar Concert to Feature Jordan Dodson

Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville and the University of Evansville are pleased to present a performance by Jordan Dodson, a classical guitarist based in New York and Philadelphia.

Dodson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Wheeler Concert Hall on UE’s campus. Admission is $15 for the general public, $5 for students, and free for UE students. Tickets are available at the door.

Dodson is an active soloist and chamber musician. He has won prizes in several national and international guitar competitions and recently received the Segovia/Augustine Classical Guitar Award at the Manhattan School of Music.

He has appeared as guest soloist with the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music Orchestra performing Joseph Schwantner’s guitar concerto “From Afar…” Dodson is active in contemporary music, having given several U.S. and world premiere performances. He is currently commissioning works from New York-based composers.

Dodson holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati and the Manhattan School of Music. In the fall of 2011, he was one of two guitarists selected to inaugurate a new program in classical guitar at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music.

For more information, please visit www.jordandodson.net or call the Department of Music at 812-488-2754.

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