Caltech Performing and Visual Arts presents a guitar recital featuring Matthew Elgart with special guest artist Nicholas Barrett, featuring music by Bach, Satie, J.M. Hauer, Scarlatti, and others. This event will take place on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. in Dabney Lounge.
Dr. Elgart is currently a lecturer in music at Caltech. Elgart received his Master of Fine Arts degree in guitar performance from UCLA and his doctorate in composition from Claremont Graduate School. His work with the Elgart-Yates Guitar Duo, formed in 1975, includes recordings, duo-compositions, and frequent solo and duo performances in the U.S. and Europe. He has received numerous awards and grants including the NEA, California Arts Council and the Swiss Helvetica Fund. His publications and recordings are available on Bridge Records, TR Records, and California Guitar Archives
No tickets or reservations required. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10 to Caltech Performing and Visual Arts for guitar ensembles.
For further information about this concert and/or the upcoming Mother’s Day Caltech Chamber Guitar performance, please call the Caltech Office for Performing and Visual Arts at (626) 395-3295.