World-class Classical Guitar in Wilmington, Delaware

Joseph Palmer with special guest McKinley Foster

Joseph Palmer and McKinley Foster
CONCERT: Joseph Palmer, classical guitar with special guest McKinley Foster

Date: Thursday April 21 at 7:30 pm
Admission*: $10 General Admission / $5 Students/Seniors/WCGS & PCGS Members
Tickets: available at box office or online at TICKETS*
Location: The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802
Parking: Free parking in parking lot

*Advance tickets for this event are available at BrownPaperTickets. Please note, a small fee will be applied to the sale of each ticket ($1.17 – 1.34).

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is proud to present award-winning guitarist Joseph Palmer with special guest McKinley Foster.

Recognized as one of the most highly captivating and dynamic young performers to emerge from the American guitar scene, Joseph Palmer has been praised for his remarkable technical ability as well as a rare sense of musical expression and genuine artistry. Join us as Joseph presents an evening of beautiful classical guitar music including works by Rochberg, Assad, Scarlatti, Williams, Davies and McCartney.

Guest Opening Artist: McKinley Foster

A reception featuring MyHouse Cookies will follow the concert.

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Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is a Music School Performing Arts Partner.

**SPECIAL NOTE: Joseph Palmer will be giving an outreach performance at the Brandywine Hundred Library the following day, April 22 at 7:00 pm, and a master class in Lansdowne on April 23. Check our calendar at for full details.

Joseph Palmer began studying classical guitar at the age of fifteen in his hometown of Rockwall, Texas. His passion for music and dedication to the instrument quickly gained him recognition as one of the leading guitarists of his generation. He has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad, being awarded a total of fifteen top prizes in international competitions, including the 2013 World Guitar Competition in Novi Sad, Serbia, and the Guitare Montreal International Competition.

In recent years, Joseph has developed a strong interest for connecting with new audiences through outreach performances. In this effort, he strives to develop more engaging concert programs and to communicate about music in ways that are more meaningful to diverse audiences. He is currently in collaboration with Austin Classical Guitar as outreach performing artist-in-residence, and gave interactive performances for nearly 50 public schools in the Austin, Texas area during 2015.

Joseph Palmer holds degrees in music performance from Columbus State University and the University of Texas where he is due to receive his doctorate in December. In 2013, he joined the faculty of Texas Lutheran University as part time guitar instructor. In addition, he has been running his own private studio of young guitarists in Austin since 2009.

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