ALBANY (March 7, 2017) — The world has been acclaimed classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia’s stage. And now he is headed to the Capital Region.
The College of Saint Rose and the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York present Thibaut Garcia in concert Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. on the D’Arcy-Brady Stage in the Kathleen McManus Picotte Recital Hall, Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, New York.
A Premiere Performances concert, tickets are $20 adults, $10 students and are available for purchase at www.massrycenter.org. For concert and ticket information, contact the Massry Center ticket office at 518-337-4871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THIBAUT GARCIA
Born in Toulouse, France, Garcia has played the guitar since he was 7 years old. He studied in Toulouse under Renaud Gruss and earned his guitar diploma with honors from Paul Ferret. At 16, he entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) and studied with Olivier Chassain.
By the age of 21, Garcia had already won several international competitions in the United States, Spain, Romania and Germany. Thanks to his wins in Spain in 2013 and 2014 and the 2015 Guitar Federation of America competition, one of the world’s most prestigious, Garcia is performing around the world, with concerts scheduled in France, Spain, England, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Canada, United States, Brazil, Greece, Argentina, Mexico, Russia and China.
ABOUT THE MASSRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Opened in 2008, the critically praised Massry Center for the Arts features the 400-seat Kathleen McManus Picotte Recital Hall, Esther Massry Gallery, choral and instrument rehearsal rooms, teaching studios, piano labs and classrooms. Past performing artists have included B.B. King, Chick Corea, Dave Brubeck, Stewart Copeland, Béla Fleck, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Doc Severinsen, Ramsey Lewis, Maceo Parker, Mary Lambert, Tim Reynolds, Stefon Harris, John Pizzarelli, the Boston Symphony Orchestra Strings, Yuja Wang, Paula Cole and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The 46,000 square-foot gem is certified LEED Gold, ranking it among the Capital Region’s most energy-efficient and Earth-friendly buildings.