Featuring Guitar Music of Spain and South America
Sunday, Oct. 10, 3pm
Weber Music Hall
Classical Guitarist James Flegel received his DMA in Guitar Performance from the University of Minnesota and joined the School of Music Faculty in 2004. He also earned a Master’s degree in Music Theory and Composition and a Master’s degree in Guitar Performance at the University of Minnesota.
His principal teachers have been Jeffrey Van and Robert Guthrie (Guitar), Paul Fetler (Composition and Counterpoint), Dominick Argento (Composition and Orchestration), and Michael Cherlin (Musical Analysis).
In addition to many solo recitals and performances as an accompanist, he has performed as soloist with orchestras in Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and Vivaldi’s Concerto in D. He has also worked with his wife, pianist Emilia Flegel, to arrange and perform concerti by Rodrigo, Giuliani, Vivaldi, and Ponce, as well chamber works by Bach, Falla, and Ponce.
Before joining the faculty, Flegel taught extensively in community education programs, in private studios, and in Community Colleges. He also taught guitar at Carleton College, Northfield, MN, and Macalester College in St. Paul.
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