First Sunday: Live Guitar Performances
at Portsmouth Public Library & Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Sundays, 3 PM
This fall, 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 First Sunday. These free concerts will be held at 3 PM on the first Sunday of the month (except September), alternating locations between the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library and the Haas Family Gallery and Recital Hall at PMAC.
November 5 @ PMAC
David William Ross
David Ross is a guitarist, composer, and producer living in New England and currently serves on the faculty of Fitchburg State University, the Concord Community Music School, and Elm City Music. He has done recording work for PARMA Recordings and works as a session/studio player specializing in new music and improvisation in both chamber and solo settings.
David has a B.M in guitar performance, music theory, and composition from Keene State College where he studied with guitarist/composer José Lezcano. He also holds a M.M and Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University where he served as teaching assistant in the guitar program studying under Julian Gray. David has also studied guitar with Scott Tennant at the Thornton School of the University of Southern California and has had frequent lessons with Pépe Romero and Manuel Barrueco.
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.
First Sunday is a collaboration between the Portsmouth Pubic Library and the Portsmouth Music and Art Center.
This series is produced and curated by Mitch Shuldman, Librarian Emeritus from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.