The Arts Council is thrilled to welcome Radford University’s Professor of Music/Guitar & Renaissance Lute Studies, for the next Winter Concert on February 11th at 3pm at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence. As always, there will be a small coffee and dessert reception for the audience and musicians after the performance. Admission to the Concert is FREE OF CHARGE – with donations gratefully accepted at the door.
Dr. Trent has spent over two decades as a Full Professor of Music (Guitar and Renaissance Lute studies) at Radford University where he is in his 17th year as director of Radford University’s Annual International Guitar Festival. Many of his students are Robert Trent has performed on the continents of North and South America and in Europe on modern guitar, Renaissance lute, and historic instruments of the nineteenth-century in particular the 10-string Scherzer and authentic 19thc. guitar. A first prize winner in numerous National and International competitions including; the Webb National Guitar Competition, the Masterworks Young Artist Competition (all instruments) and the chamber music prize at the International Competition “Arturo Toscanini” in Italy in Period Instrumental performance.
Future concerts in the series include:
- UNCSA VIOLIN & CELLO Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3pm
- UNCSA DVORAK VIOLA QUINTET Sunday, April 29 at 3pm