We are thrilled to present our very first classical guitar duo program for music from France, Cuba, and Argentina!
Our fantastic musicians Alec Pearson and Luis Angel Medina (the Tangeando Guitar Duo) will showcase the extraordinary range and capability of this familiar instrument.
The two musicians will take us on a musical journey through France and Latin America, introducing us to significant composers who have contributed to the classical guitar repertoire, alongside a familiar favourite from Astor Piazzolla.
This program will be offered in two house concerts, one at UBC (May 24, Friday) and one in Richmond (May 25, Saturday)
Wine and snacks are included in the ticket purchase!
7:00pm : Doors open
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Performance, with brief spoken introductions for each piece
8:30pm - 9:30pm: Mingling over complimentary wine and snacks
Refund policy: refunds up to 7 days before the event
Location: Richmond (Steveston HWY @ No.4 Rd)- Full address of the host provided upon ticket purchase
About the Performers
Alec Pearson enjoys a career based in Vancouver where he currently serves as sessional instructor of guitar at the University of British Columbia. Alec has performed both solo and in ensemble across Canada, Spain, Colombia, Greece and the U.S. He currently serves as president of the “Vancouver Classic Guitar Society” where he works to organize many concerts, lectures masterclasses and social events. Alec holds the degree “Máster en Interpretación de Guitarra Clasica” from the Universitat d’Alacant in Alicante, Spain, where he studied with an array of the best guitarists in the world, including; David Russell, Pepe Romero, Manuel Barrueco, Roberto Aussel, Paul Galbraith and Fabio Zanon to list a few.
Luis Angel Medina
Luis Angel Medina is an avid performer and teacher across North America. Luis was born in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico and began his formal studies in music theory and ear training at the age of fourteen when he enrolled in the Music Diploma at the University of Guadalajara. He then moved to Vancouver, Canada, where he began another Diploma at the Capilano University and won numerous awards and scholarships. He concluded his Bachelors of Music in Guitar performance at the University of British Columbia where he was part of the Dean’s List every year during his studies.