Kevin Mandeville, Classical Guitarist, Performs for GuitarSarasota’s Mini-Concert & Lecture Series

guitarsarasota_kevincolorpic3_webMonday, February 13, 2017 – Kevin Mandeville – classical guitar

GuitarSarasota’s Mini-Concert & Lecture Series is generously sponsored by the Vera & Imre Hecht Foundation, Inc.

GuitarSarasota’s presents Joseph Shields on Monday, January 9, 2016, at 7:30pm at the Crocker Memorial Church in Pioneer Park, 1260 12th Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236. Concerts are free and open to the public, no reservations are necessary.
GuitarSarasota’s presents Kevin Mandeville on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Crocker Memorial Church in Pioneer Park, 1260 12th Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236. Concerts are free and open to the public, no reservations are necessary. This series is organized by GuitarSarasota with gracious support from sponsors and members. Seating is open, and available on a “first come, first served basis”. The host, Dr. Zachary Johnson of GuitarSarasota, introduces the artists, as well as engages the audience in an enlightening conversation with the musicians. A short Meet The Artists reception is held following the concert at the adjacent Bidwell-Wood historic house.

Concerts are free and open to the public, no reservations are necessary.

Seating is open, and available on a “first come, first served basis”. The host, Dr. Zachary Johnson of GuitarSarasota, introduces the artists, as well as engages the audience in an enlightening conversation with the musicians.

A short Meet The Artists reception is held following the concert at the adjacent Bidwell-Wood historic house.

Kevin Manderville is active as a solo recitalist, chamber musician, teacher and scholar.  He has appeared in major cities and festivals throughout North America and Europe including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Guitar Foundation of America International Convention, the Iserlohn International Guitar Symposium, the 2nd Acadia International Guitar Festival, the Hamilton International Guitar Festival, the Columbus State University Guitar Symposium, the University of Louisville International Guitar Festival and the New York Guitar Seminar, among others. He has won prizes in several international competitions, including first prize at the Concours International de Guitare de Lachine, second prize at the Rantucci International Guitar Competition and consecutive top prizes at the Columbus Guitar Symposium Competition. His debut CD, titled Through the Centuries, was released in the fall of 2010 on Clear Note. Kevin Manderville began his classical guitar studies at the age of eighteen with James Chandler. He holds degrees from Stetson University, where he studied with Stephen Robinson and Florida State University, where he completed the Doctor of Music degree under the tutelage of Bruce Holzman. In addition, he has studied in master classes with some of today’s most prominent guitarists, including Sergio and Odair Assad, Manuel Barrueco, Eliot Fisk, Roland Dyens, and Oscar Ghiglia. A dedicated teacher, Dr. Manderville has taught in many diverse settings from universities to community programs. He currently resides in Montgomery, AL, where he directs the classical guitar program at Carver Elementary Arts Magnet School and is on the faculty at Huntingdon College.

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