‘Guitar Without Borders’ at BRCC Feb. 8

Published 11:58 am Thursday, January 27, 2011

Marty Edwards, Payton Harkins, Ryan Layton and Jack Rice. (photo submitted)

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will present guitar students from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium.

The program is titled “Guitar Without Borders,” and will include an eclectic mix of Baroque masterpieces by Bach and Weiss, dance-inspired works by Latin greats Piazzolla and Bustamante, jazz favorites by Monk and Thielemans and more. The performers are Marty Edwards, Payton Harkins, Ryan Layton and Jack Rice; all are students of the eminent artist-professor Joseph Pecoraro.

Admission to the concert is payable at the door. All concerts feature open seating. Proceeds benefit the college’s community enrichment program. Thomas Auditorium is located in the Sink Building on BRCC’s Henderson County campus.

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For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Ayesh at 828-694-1860 or kevina@blueridge.edu.