Concert to benefit Ag Center farm store, Feb. 1

Published 10:12 am Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Matthew Smith and Chance Glass (photo submitted)

On Friday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m., all are invited to join for a special concert of acoustic, classical guitar with Matthew Smith and Chance Glass from Columbia, S.C.

Spanish and Latin influenced pieces, lively pieces from the classical era, haunting music from the baroque style and a contemporary piece composed specifically for the duo encompass their current musical program, which will highlight music written from some of the guitar’s greatest composers.

Smith, who holds a bachelors degree in music, currently directs the Classical Guitar Ensemble at Newberry College. He has also composed and directed an all-guitar soundtrack for the independent film, “I Remember.”

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Glass holds a master of music degree from USC, where he studied under Christopher Berg. He is currently a member of the music faculty at Midlands Technical College. In addition to teaching, Glass has performed across the Southeast with various popular musical groups and theatre productions.