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Guitarist Matt Palmer to Perform at GMC

 David and CC Sinclair will host guitarist Matt Palmer on Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Goldstein Center for the Performing Arts.  100% of the concert ticket proceeds will benefit scholarships for GMC Prep School Students.

Guitarist Matt Palmer has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the Caribbean. A recent recipient of the “Up and Coming Guitarist of the Year” award by Guitar International Magazine, Matt has been described by critics as “a young artist about to make a real dent in the world of classical guitar” (Premier Guitar Magazine), “highly expressive and technically virtuosic” (Modern Guitars Magazine), “a truly accomplished and refined musician” ( Cleveland Classical), and “one of the world’s best guitar players” ( The Roya l Gazette). An active performer, winner of numerous guitar competitions, and author of The Virtuoso Guitarist method, Matt Palmer has gained worldwide recognition as a virtuosic and soulful concert artist. Matt Palmer holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Arizona, where he studied with Thomas Patterson and Artists in Residence David Russell, Sergio Assad, and Odair Assad. In demand as a performer, his recent concert engagements have taken him to venues such as Carnegie Hall, Shakespeare Theatre, The Guitar Foundation of America International Convention, numerous universities, guitar societies, and dozens of international guitar festivals throughout the world. Matt is the Director of Guitar Studies at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, and Coordinator of the Eastern Shore Guitar Festival and Workshop. Matt Palmer is a Strings By Mail sponsored artist and plays D’Addario strings. Matt plays a custom handmade guitar by luthier Michael Thames.

Immediately following the concert, guests are invited to enjoy a reception, catered by Aubri Lanes, in the Atrium.  For ticket information, please contact Office of College Relations at 478-387-0230.