Guitarist Michael Nigro is set to perform music from Spain and Latin America in “Dances and Impressions of Latin America and Beyond” on Sunday, May 22, at 3 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 10 Chapel Road, New Hope. Enjoy compositions by Argentina’s finest composers, hear Venezuelan waltzes and more.
Nigro has performed across the United States and abroad, playing concerts in the Philippines, Argentina, Chile and Bulgaria. He has given concerts and master classes for numerous universities, performing arts centers, church concert series, guitar societies, libraries and museums. His discography includes six CDs. For 12 years, Nigro was an assistant professor of music at Vanguard University. He is the co-founder of the Long Beach Classical Guitar Society and co-author of The Essential Classical Guitar Scale Book. Currently, Nigro teaches classical guitar classes to elementary and middle school students at the Academy of Math and Science in Tucson, Arizona. He’s also on the faculty at the Bangalore Conservatory in India.
The concert is open to the public and admission is free. Goodwill offerings for the performer and church are accepted. Visit stphilipsnewhope.org for more information.