The San Antonio College Guitar Studio Recital Essay

1057 Words Oct 31st, 2014 5 Pages
The San Antonio College Guitar Studio Recital took place October 20, 2014. I first arrived at the McAllister Auditorium (1300 San Pedro Ave. S.A. TX 78212) at 7 PM. It was my first time in the colleges Auditorium, but not my first time experiencing a musical performance. I have attended several times the theatre to listen to the orchestra from my hometown. It is a marvelous experience. At the entrance I could appreciate an organ, which has had an important history in classical music, especially in catholic music. A famous composer that was an organ player was Johan Sebastian Bach from the Baroque Period. The Auditorium itself had several levels, but we used the first one. The event featured students from the SAC guitar studio.
The Recital started at 7:30 pm with a brief introduction by the directors Tom Sprayberry and Matt O’Neill. They explained that this was the first recital by the aspiring music majors of the college. They performed about thirteen different pieces from different periods in history, ranging from the Baroque period up to the 20th century. The event was a recital since several soloists performed the program. The performing group members were: Isaac Martinez, Osbaldo Garza, Christian Dunham, Tyler McCardle, Arlete Perez, Giovanni Medrano, Joshua Altic, Will Clegg, Harley Robledo, and Emilio Cintron.
Some of the pieces that seemed the most interesting to me are as follow. The first composition was Op.60 No.4 by Matteo Carcassi. This piece is part of his…

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