FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International GuitART Festival: Muriel Anderson in Concert

Learn more about MGF! One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her recent CD “Nightlight Daylight” has won top honors in 11 national awards. She has performed/recorded with Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Victor Wooten and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:55:40-05:00February 26th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International GuitART Festival: Muriel Anderson in Concert

FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International Guitar Festival: Nylon & Copper

Learn more about MIGF! Guitarist and composer Federico Bonacossa and FIU composer Jacob Sudol present a program of music for guitar and electronics. The concert program features works by some of the most respected electronic music composers of the 20th and 21st centuries: It only needs to be seen by Kyong Mee Choi Bee Sting by Charles Norman Mason [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:54:39-05:00February 26th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International Guitar Festival: Nylon & Copper

FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International GuitART Festival: Evan Hirschelman

Learn more about MIGF! Evan Hirschelman, award-winning guitarist and composer, has gained international acclaim for his unique compositions, virtuosic performances, and dynamic interpretational renditions. He has been heralded for “precise and prodigious technique” by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, “technical wizardry” by Los Angeles Timesand “soulful musicality” by Malibu Times. Whether performing original compositions, traditional classical repertoire, or exploring [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:53:50-05:00February 25th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: 2017 Miami International GuitART Festival: Evan Hirschelman

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra

Learn more about MIGF! The FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra, directed by guitarist/composer Mesut Özgen, will present an exciting program of music from Renaissance to modern, as well as jazz and traditional musics from around the world, featuring also the FIU Jazz Guitar Ensemble, directed by the FIU faculty member Thomas Lippincott. Buy Tickets Now: $15 [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:51:54-05:00February 25th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Celil Refik Kaya in Concert

Learn more about MIGF! In collaboration with the Boston GuitarFest, the Miami International GuitART Festival proudly presents the winner of 2016 Boston GuitarFest Competition Celil Refik Kaya. "His playing, which was concentrated yet seemingly effortless, created waves of melody and harmony that seemed to hypnotically wash over packed audience in Mayo Concert Hall” – Zachary [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:51:09-05:00February 24th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Celil Refik Kaya in Concert

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Microtonal Guitar Duo

Learn more about MGF! Founded by Tolgahan Çoğulu and Sinan Cem Eroğlu in 2011, the Microtonal Guitar Duo has been playing microtonal Middle Eastern music on modified classical guitars: a microtonal guitar designed by Tolgahan Cogulu in 2008 and a fretless guitar. Their repertoire consists of their arrangements of maqam-based music of Middle Eastern cultures [...]

By |2017-01-18T14:37:26-05:00February 23rd, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Microtonal Guitar Duo

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tribute Concert

Learn more about MIGF! The Miami International GuitART Festival celebrates the musical legacy of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968), one of the foremost guitar composers in the 20th century. Born in Florence, Italian composer Castelnuovo-Tedesco Castelnuovo-Tedesco was descended from a prominent banking family that had lived in Florence since the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492. Castelnuovo-Tedesco [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:35:24-05:00February 22nd, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tribute Concert

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Flamenco Night with Felipe Carvajal & Friends!

Learn more about MIGF! Flamenco guitar virtuoso Felipe Carvajal and his ensemble of guitar, percussion, singing, and dance will present a special program of modern flamenco music. Felipe began his studies in Costa Rica, at the age of 11. He has shared stage with many artists from Costa Rica, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:48:58-05:00February 21st, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Flamenco Night with Felipe Carvajal & Friends!

FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Opening Concert with Celso Cano & Mesut Ozgen

Learn more about MIGF Guitarists Celso Cano and Mesut Ozgen open the 2017 Miami International GuitART Festival with a program of solo and duo works from classical, Spanish, South American, Turkish, and modern guitar repertoire. Featured composers include Fernando Sor, Len Williams, Isaac Albeniz, Francisco Tárrega, Agustin Barrios, and Mesut Ozgen. Reception to follow at 9:30pm. [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:47:45-05:00February 20th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Miami International GuitArt Festival 2017: Opening Concert with Celso Cano & Mesut Ozgen

FIU Music Festival 2016: Orient Express: pianist Hande Dalkilic & guitarist Mesut Ozgen

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center with the return of our FIU Music Festival this season from October 5th until October 28th! For information about all festival performances, please visit music.fiu.edu/musicfestival.  Considered one of the finest Turkish pianists of her generation, Hande Dalkilic makes her South [...]

By |2016-09-23T16:13:01-04:00October 28th, 2016||Comments Off on FIU Music Festival 2016: Orient Express: pianist Hande Dalkilic & guitarist Mesut Ozgen