Tuesday, September 27, 1:00PM
Department of Theatre and Music, Room L060
1044 West Harrison Street
Eduardo Fernández is recognized as one of today's leading guitarists. Fernández, who won the first prize of the 1975 Andrés Segovia Competition in Mallorca (Spain), has a vivid interest in historical instruments, focused on the repertoire of the XIXth century on a period guitar. He is also active as a teacher, having taught several years at the University's School of Music in Montevideo, where he is currently a fellow researcher, as well as being very much in demand for master classes and lectures all around the world. He is a founder of Uruguay's CIM/UNESCO section, and Artistic Director of Montevideo's biannual International Guitar Festivals since 1996 and of Colombia's Encuentros Nacionales de la Guitarra since 2000.