Andy Hackbarth – Tribute to Segovia

Date: Nov 17, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Ronan Performing Arts Center

Concert Details: Award–winning classical Spanish/finger-style guitar virtuoso Andy Hackbarth pays tribute to the "Father of the Classical Guitar,” Andres Segovia, through instrumental selections and short stories about Segovia’s life and music. This eclectic musical journey transports listeners from the music of Bach and the cathedrals of Germany to the hills of Spain and the work of Albeniz and Tarrega, from classical Europe to the southern tip of South America. “A Tribute to Segovia” also looks to modern music and ho Segovia’s work has influenced the contemporary guitar world.

Award-winning American recording artist, classical guitarist and songwriter Andy Hackbarth holds a Bachelor of Music in classical guitar Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder following several years of study at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music and the Aspen Music School. He has studied privately and in master-class settings with some of the world’s most highly-respected musicians, including John Williams, Christopher Parkening, Elliot Fisk, Ricardo Iznaola and Julliard’s Sharon Isbin and Kevin Gallagher.. He has won, placed, or been a finalist in numerous major national and international competitions, including the International Acoustic Music Awards, The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Competition, Music Teacher’s National Association Competition, the Neale Silva Foundation Competition, Stars of Tomorrow, the International Songwriting competition and others.