World-class Classical Guitar in Wilmington, Delaware

James Hontz – February 16th, 2014

hontzThe Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is proud to present a concert with James Hontz!

Concert: James Hontz

Date: Sunday February 16th, 2014 at 3 pm
Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors, students & WCGS/PCGS members
Location: The Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
Parking: Free parking in Church lot

Seasoned performer, pedagogue and WCGS member James Hontz presents a program of exciting classical guitar music, including works by Coste, Bach, Barrios da Milano and Brouwer.

A cookie reception will follow the concert, featuring MyHouse Cookies!

Hope to see you there!

Artist Bio:

Guitarist James Hontz studied at the New School of Music and received his B.M. degree in Guitar performance and M.M. degree in Guitar Performance/Music History from Temple University. In March of 2006, he graduated from the Peabody Institute of Music at the Johns Hopkins University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in guitar performance under the tutelage of Julian Gray. Currently, Dr. Hontz is on the faculties of Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA), Gettysburg College, Frederick Community College, and Harford Community College. He has served as a past President of the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society.

In addition to his many solo appearances, Dr. Hontz has appeared as a featured soloist with Concert Artists of Baltimore, the Ocean City Symphony (New Jersey), and the York Symphony (Pennsylvania). He was invited by the Malarmé Chamber Players (based in Durham North Carolina) to conduct residency in Landrum, South Carolina for the public school district. As an accompanist for the Gettysburg College Choir, Dr. Hontz participated in tours of Brazil and the northeastern US. Along with flutist Kelly McDermott, the Hontz-McDermott Duo was broadcast in a live performance/interview on WNYC in New York City and toured the Midwest. In 2009, Dr. Hontz collaborated with renowned composer Libby Larsen to arrange her work for choir and orchestra, “Crowding North,” for choir and guitar.

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is a Music School performing arts partner.

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