• The Varsity Presents: Southern IL Classical Guitar Series: Christopher Allen

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    Name: The Varsity Presents: Southern IL Classical Guitar Series: Christopher Allen
    Date: November 16, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST
    Event Description:

    Christopher Allen, who graduated from SIU, performs Nov. 16.

    Christopher Allen, Nov. 16: Allen’s playing is described as “powerful but sublime, a step away from explosive, a power to be reckoned with.” Allen plays classical guitar, Flamenco guitar, medieval and Baroque lute, jazz guitar, country mandolin, and the Oud (an ancient Moorish pre-guitar). His undergraduate and master degrees are from SIU, where he studied under Joseph Breznikar. Allen founded and is president of the Madison Classical Guitar Society in Madison, Wisconsin, where he also teaches at Madison College and the Monroe Street Arts School.
     
    Location:
    The Varsity
    418 S. Illinois Ave.
    Carbondale, IL
    Date/Time Information:
    6:30 p.m. Doors open
    7:00 p.m. Show starts
    Fees/Admission:
    $14 Advance
    $16 At the door
    $8 Students w/ID
    Children 10 & under are no charge. Adults who bring a child under 10 will get in for $14 at the door.
    $42 Season Tickets
    Tickets available in advance at www.thevarsitycenter.eventbrite.com
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