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Miami Guitar Trio: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

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GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

Free and open to the public

Awards Ceremony; winning works of the Composition Competition and works of the Competition Judges will be performed. Miami Guitar Trio performs. The Miami Guitar Trio, a unique chamber group in South Florida, was formed in 2009 and is comprised of Federico Bonacossa, Corey Harvin, and Federico Musgrove. Their very diverse backgrounds are characteristic of the rich cultural environment of the region. Some of MGT’s recent performances include concerts for the Miami Bach Society, the Sarasota Guitar Society, the Miami International Guitar Festival, the State College of Florida, the Miami World Music Festival, and WLRN Radio. Their concerts feature a wide array of early to contemporary music including original compositions and arrangements. The group’s mission is to expand the guitar trio repertoire through commissions, original compositions, and arrangements of music for other instruments.

Festival Passes Available!

Robert Trent Master Class: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

$10 at the door | $8 online | $8 FIU Faculty/Staff/Alumni | $5 Student

Master class with Robert Trent.

Festival Passes Available!

Trio Anka: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

$20 General | $10 non-FIU Student | $5 FIU Student

Trio Anka, comprised of guitarist Kagan Korad, tenor Ayhan Ustuk, and cellist Demet Gökalp, was formed in 2012 and presented their first concert as a trio in Izmir, Turkey. Each of its members also beeing an accomplished soloist, the trio appeared in many international festivals, such as Sevda Cenap And Music Festival in Ankara, Bellapais Music Festival in Cyprus, and Guitar Art Festival in Belgrade. The unique and warm sound of this unusual chamber group is critically acclaimed with their original arrangements of music by mostly mediterranean composers, including Joaquin Rodrigo, Roland Dyens, Carlo Domeniconi, Gaetano Donizetti, Jules Massenet, and Manuel de Falla

Robert Trent: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

$20 General | $10 non-FIU Student | $5 FIU Student

Performance by Robert Trent. Robert Trent appears regularly on the concert stage in North and South America and in Europe performing modern guitar, Renaissance lute, and historic instruments of the nineteenth-century. He is a first prize winner in numerous National and International competitions including; the Webb National Guitar Competition, Masterworks Young Artist Competition (for all instruments) and the chamber music prize at the International Competition “Arturo Toscanini” in Italy in Period Instrumental performance. As a scholar he has contributed improvised cadenzas in the style of Fernando Sor to the “Complete Sonatas of Diabelli, Giuliani and Sor, Vol. 1” published by Mel Bay and is currently on the editorial team of the Guitar Foundation of America’s ‘Soundboard Scholar’.

Festival Passes Available!

FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra & High Schools Showcase: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

$15 at the door | $13 online | $10 FIU Faculty/Staff/Alumni | $5 Student

High Schools Showcase and the FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra.

Benjamin Verdery: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

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GuitArt festival

CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios

420 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach, FL 33139

$25 at the door | $23 online | $18.50 FIU Faculty/Staff/Alumni | $8 Student

The guitarist/composer Benjamin Verdery presents a concert as part of the Miami International GuitART Festival (www.migf.org). Described as “iconoclastic” and “inventive” by The New York Times and “one of the classical guitar world’s most foremost personalities,” by Classical Guitar Magazine, Mr. Verdery has performed worldwide in theaters and at festivals and released more than 15 albums. He has recorded and performed with such diverse artists as Andy Summers (The Police), Frederic Hand, William Coulter, Leo Kottke, Anthony Newman, Jessye Norman, Paco Peña, Hermann Prey, and John Williams. In addition to his performance tours and recording, since 1985, Mr. Verdery has been chair of the guitar department at the Yale University School of Music and Artistic Director of both the bi-annual Yale Guitar Extravaganza and 92Y’s Art of the Guitar series (NYC). More info at www.migf.org