Together Tour Concert with Austin Classical Guitar
Ballroom Marfa & Austin Classical Guitar present
The Together Tour Concert
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Ballroom Marfa and Austin Classical Guitar present The Together Tour Concert on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 7pm, at the Marfa Visitor Center. This performance features the Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra and young artists from Marfa and Alpine presenting music of living composers from Texas and New Mexico.
The Together Tour is a regional effort led by Austin Classical Guitar designed to remove physical and cultural barriers between young people and their peers through music and social collaboration. It is a six month partnership culminating in a series of performances in March 2020 by youth guitar ensembles from Albuquerque, Austin, El Paso and Marfa.
This special performance at the Marfa Visitor Center will be the final stop of the tour. The concert is a 45 minute program featuring statements of belief created by young artists from each ensemble and the music of living composers from Texas and New Mexico: Ashley Lucero (San Antonio, TX), Carlos Rios (Laredo, TX), Michael Keplinger (Brownsville, TX), Ike Katula, (Austin, TX), Travis Marcum (Austin, TX), Jeremy Osbourne (Austin, TX), & Joe Williams (Belen, NM), John Truitt (Albuquerque, NM), and Jeremy Mayne (Albuquerque, NM).
Partners ensembles include Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra, Albuquerque Academy Advanced Guitar Ensemble, Guitar New Mexico Youth Ensemble, Americas High School Varsity Guitar Ensemble, Pebble Hills Guitar Ensemble, El Paso Community College Guitars and students from Marfa and Alpine Independent School Districts.
More information at austinclassicalguitar.org/togethertour
About Austin Classical Guitar Austin Classical Guitar (ACG) is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to classical guitar in the U.S. Founded in 1990, ACG currently presents close to 100 concerts annually through several diverse series, showcasing the world’s greatest guitarists along with local and regional talent, in performances reaching over 10,000 audience members each year. ACG’s education team supports for-credit guitar programs they have built in nearly 60 elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the Austin area, bringing high-quality, long-term arts education to nearly 4,000 students each week. ACG als promotes lifelong learning in the arts through enrichment classes, adult community ensembles, the highly-acclaimed ACG Youth Orchestra, and beginning guitar classes.