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BSM Guitar Festival: January 25 & 26

Bloomingdale School of Music is very excited to present our annual Guitar Festival in January, curated by faculty member Jose Maldonado. This event promises to be a fun and educational experience. The festival will take place over two days. On Saturday January 25 Bloomingdale guitar students will participate in a masterclass with guest artist Zaira Meneses. Afterward there is a student recital followed by a concert featuring BSM’s guitar faculty.

On Sunday January 26, Bloomingdale is pleased to welcome Zaira Meneses to the school. She will present a recital with works of J.S. Bach, M.M. Ponce, and Leo Brouwer. It is sure to be a wonderful program.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

Saturday, January 25
2:00 p.m. Zaira Meneses Masterclass (free & open to the public)
4:00 p.m. Open Stage (for BSM students only)
6:00 p.m. BSM Guitar Student Recital (free & open to the public)
7:30 p.m. BSM Guitar Faculty Recital (free & open to the public)

Sunday, January 26
5:30 p.m. Zaira Meneses, guest artist recital (free & open to the public)
Reception to Follow

Zaira Meneses, classical guitar guest artists recital

“From Bach To Brouwer”

Prelude, Fugue and Allegro J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Sonatina Meridional  M.M. Ponce  (1882-1845)
   I Campo
   II Copla
   III Fiesta
Sonata  Leo Brouwer (b.1939)
   I Fandangos y Boleros
   II Sarabanda de Scriabin
   III Tocatta de Pasquini