Guitar Sundays: Live Guitar Performancesat Portsmouth Public Library & Portsmouth Music and Arts CenterSundays, 3 PMThis year, the Portsmouth Public Library and PMAC (Portsmouth Music and Arts Center), in association with the Boston Classical Guitar Society, will continue their series of live guitar performances called Guitar Sundays, produced and curated by Mitch Shuldman. These free concerts will be held at 3 PM, one Sunday per month, alternating locations between the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library and the Haas Family Gallery and Recital Hall at PMAC. Drawing from a rich selection of guitar talent from both New Hampshire and the greater Boston area, the series of recitals will highlight the versatility and range of the guitar from classical to jazz to acoustic.
April 7 @ PMACAn Tran, Classical GuitarBorn and raised in Hanoi, Vietnam, An Tran won 1st prize of the Vietnam National Guitar Competition at the age of 12. Current 18-19 season includes his Thailand debut in Bangkok, sponsored by the Thailand Classical Guitar Society, and his solo concert for the International Performing Artist Series sponsored by the Guitar Society of Toronto. An has won 13 international guitar competitions since 2010, most recently the 2018 1st prize in the University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival competition. He received his musical training at the Vietnam National Academy of Music studying with guitarist Vu Viet Cuong. He has completed his Master of Music from Yale University and is currently a Dorothy and Carl Johnson endowed Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Northwestern University..