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Medford Arts Center hosting Keith Calmes in concert on Nov. 9

The Medford Arts Center presents classical guitarist Keith Calmes in concert on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door.

Coined a “master musician” by guitar for the Practicing Musician Magazine, Keith Calmes earned degrees in classical guitar performance from the University of Southern California, California State University, Northridge and the Juilliard School. As winner of the Artists International Competition, Calmes made his Carnegie Recital Hall debut in 1992. Mel Bay Publications has published several of his books, including Guitar Music of the 16th Century and Gospel Favorites for Classical Guitar.

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During the last few years, Calmes’ performances have included lecture-recitals at the national conventions of the American String Teachers Association and the Guitar Foundation of America, concerts of the complete solo guitar works of Heitor Villa-Lobos, concertos with Monmouth Symphony and the premieres of many solo works. He is currently recording an album of music for electric guitar and computer with the eclectic and esteemed Dutch composer Chiel Meijering. Calmes was recently presented with an outstanding educator award from The College of New Jersey.

For further information please call Tony Femiano at (609) 654–1855 or email Jazzdoc733@aol.com.


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