On Wednesday, September 11, the Farmington Libraries will host Dave Giardina for a performance in Spanish classical guitar. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive.
Dave Giardina received his B.A. from St. Anselm College, He has also studied at Longy School of Music. With roots in the sixties folk- rock culture, Dave studied classical guitar with Sharon Isbin and Philip Defremery, Jazz with Sal Salvador and Bob Kobus and Flamenco with Mario Escudero and Paco Pena (Spain). He also played in master classes for John Williams, Manuel Barrueco, Ben Verdery, Abel Carlevaro, and Oscar Ghiglia. He has been teaching for many years on the faculties of Trinity, St. Joseph and Manchester Community Colleges, as well as privately.
He is an award recipient member of the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism and has performed extensively throughout the Northeast. His compositions are featured on two releases by the CT Classical Guitar Society of which he is a founding, professional member. His latest release, Fiesta Grande, features music of Mexico. For more information, please visit his web site at http://www.guitarnebula.com/MasterFrameset.html.
Advanced registration is required for the program. Please register in advance by calling the library at 860-673-6791 or visiting the library’s web site at http://www.farmingtonlibraries.org. This event is made possible by Richard P. Garmany through a grant awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The Farmington Libraries will be hosting a variety of performances throughout the year as part of the Richard P. Garmany music series.
The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association. If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.