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Masterclass: Sharon Isbin

Monday, April 15, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

PONCHO Hall, 710 East Roy Street, Seattle, WA

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Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple GRAMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin has been hailed as "the pre-eminent guitarist of our time".

Photo by J. Henry Fair

Sharon will give a concert on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30pm at Kirkland Performance Center.
For information, http://www.kpcenter.org/performances/sharon-isbin
Cornish students/faculty/friends can obtain half price tickets by using the code: ISBINRUSH

Sharon Isbin is the winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Classical Guitarist” award, the Madrid Queen Sofia and Toronto Competitions, and was the first guitarist ever to win the Munich Competition. She has given sold-out performances throughout the world in the greatest halls including New York’s Carnegie and Avery Fisher Halls, Boston’s Symphony Hall, Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center, London’s Barbican and Wigmore Halls , Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Paris’ Châtelet, Vienna’s Musikverein, Munich’s Herkulessaal, Madrid’s Teatro Real, and many others. She has served as Artistic Director/Soloist of festivals she created for Carnegie Hall and the Ordway Music Theatre (St. Paul), her own series at New York’s 92nd Street Y, and the acclaimed national radio series Guitarjam. She is a frequent guest on national radio programs including All Things Considered and Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. She has been profiled on television throughout the world, including CBS Sunday Morning and the A&E Network, and was a featured guest on Showtime Television’s international hit series The L Word. On September 11, 2002, Ms. Isbin performed at Ground Zero for the internationally televised memorial. In November 2009, she performed a concert at the White House by invitation of the President and First Lady. She performed as featured soloist in the soundtrack for Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award winning film, The Departed. She has been profiled in periodicals from People to Elle, The Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, as well as on the cover of 45 magazines. A documentary on Sharon Isbin produced by Susan Dangel will be completed in 2012.

Location

PONCHO Hall, 710 East Roy Street, Seattle, WA

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