String: An essential guitar festival. Premier players from two continents will perform spectacular concerts and lead inspiring workshops.
When: April 21–26, 2014
During the week prior to String's weekend concerts, world-class guitarists present seminars and performances in area schools, at Massillon Public Library, and at Canton Symphony Orchestra’s Cable Recital Hall to inspire and enrich aspiring musicians.
The educational component transitions into stunning weekend concerts and workshops for the music aficionado. Prominent players from two continents take patrons on a moving and expressive adventure.
Guitar Faculty, Tennessee State. Classical guitar and guitar in chamber music. Learn more
Benoît Albert: Professor, Conservatoire d’ Agen, France. Classical guitar instruction, composition and improv. Randall Avers: Guitar faculty, Nord-Jarlsberg KS, Norway. Massillon Native, acoustic/classical guitar instruction, composition and improv. Learn more
Professor of Guitar, U. Kentucky. Contemporary music, early music and guitar in chamber music. Learn more
Composer in Residence, Austin Classical Guitar Society. Member of the Texas Guitar Quartet. Classical guitar and guitar in chamber music and composition. Learn more
As part of the John Christopher Smith Outreach Program, String presents an informal, open to the public, FREE concert with Les Frères Méduses from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 23, at Canton‘s Cultural Center for the Arts‘ Cable Hall.