Guest Recital: Elliot Frank, guitar
7:00pm - 8:00pm CST March 6, 2014
The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Central American composer Agustín Barrios, and South American composers; Antonio Lauro, Radamés Gnattali, Dilermando Reis, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Applauded by critics and audiences for his unique blend of powerful virtuosity, beautiful tone, and natural musicianship, Elliot Frank has appeared as solo recitalist, chamber player, and as concerto soloist throughout the Americas and Europe. He is a frequent guest performer and teacher at guitar festivals throughout the Americas. He is an international performer and a prizewinner in national and international competitions, including the Concurso Internacional de la Casa de Espana in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Elliot Frank was selected to initiate the guitar studies program for East Carolina University and is currently teaching there in addition to maintaining an active concert schedule. His students have earned awards on state, regional, and national levels, including national first prize of the Music Teacher’s National Association Wurlitzer Young Artist Competition.
Dr. Frank holds degrees from the University of Georgia, Southern Methodist University, and Florida State University where he received the Doctor of Music degree in guitar performance.
This event is free and open to the public.