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Tue, Mar 12



Creative Souls: Classical Guitar Sounds

Fill your soul with the sounds of the classical guitar. Join local ETSU and Milligan guitar students and their instructor James West, and enjoy live performance featuring Guitar solo, Duo and Quartets. With music from Mozart to Modern.

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Creative Souls: Classical Guitar Sounds
Creative Souls: Classical Guitar Sounds

Time & Location

Mar 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Elizabethton, 520 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643, USA


About the event

The sounds of classical guitar from Mozart to modern will fill the room for this Creative Souls event. Led by James West, enjoy hearing from these local university students. 

Mr. James West is an active performer, composer, and educator based in Johnson City, Tennessee. James is on faculty at East Tennessee State University and Milligan University teaching Guitar to aspiring musicians.

James holds a Master of Music concentrating in Classical Guitar Performance from Appalachian State University where he studied with Dr. Douglas James as his Graduate Assistant. During his studies he was an active performer, juried competitions, assisted in conducting for the Appalachian State Guitar Orchestra, and continued his Jazz guitar studies with Andy Page. James received his Bachelor's of Music concentrating in Classical Guitar and was a recipient of the Powell Jazz Scholarship at East Tennessee State University under the direction of Barry Hannah. James is currently persuing his D.M.A in Guitar Performance at the University of South Carolina, serving as a grad assistant to Dr. Mak Grgic.

As a local artist, James performed as a soloist with Milligan University Orchestra in 2018. Since then, James has performed with several other University Ensembles. In addition, James has performed a variety of his own compositions all over the Southern United States. James enjoys playing both Classical and Jazz style guitar, and prides himself on his unique approach to teaching both.

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