Sunday, February 23rd, 4:30 pm
Classical guitar concert
with students Harry Trump and others
Ross Thompson, San Francisco-based composer and concert guitarist, is widely known throughout the Bay Area as a passionate interpreter and inspired creative force in the classical guitar tradition. He has received numerous commissions for original music and has released five recordings, including the acclaimed Winter’s Book. He recently served as the composer-in-residence for the California Shakespeare Festival, and performs internationally as a soloist, including appearances at the International Festival of Contemporary Classical Music ( Peru) Kestenberg Musickschule Berlin Tempelhof-Schoneberg (Germany), Mozarteum of Uruguay (Uruguay), Seoul National University (South Korea), National Conservatory of Music (Argentina). Ross is a faculty member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. More information about his recordings and compositions available atwww.rossthompson.com.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site