Hosted by Latino Arts, Inc.
February 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm UTC
The Seventh Annual Guitar Festival
Concert featuring Elena Chekan & Rafael Padrón
Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for the Seventh International Guitar Festival presented by the Latino Arts Strings Program, featuring a youth guitar competition, master classes with internationally renowned talent, workshops focusing on classical guitar technique, construction, and maintenance. The evening concert will highlight winners of the youth competition and some of the world’s most talented guitarists including Elina Chekan and Rafael Padrón.
Combining active performance and teaching careers, Elina Chekan, a native of Minsk, Balarus, performs as a soloist and chamber musician around the world. Some of her recent appearances include Barrios Festival in Manaus, Brazil and the Guitar festival in Salamanca, Mexico.
Cuban born guitarist, Rafael Padrón, began studying guitar at the age of eleven. He has been featured in festivals including the International Festival of the Guitar in Havana, Cuba and The Festival Iberoamericano de Guitarra in Tenerife, Spain. He is currently the Program Director of Classical Guitar and Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
General Admission $10, Students $8
Buy online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-guitar-festival-concert-tickets-79066705645
*Admission to the concert plus enrollment in the competition and master class is $30 per person. Registration is open online through February 1, 2020 at www.latinoartsinc.org