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January 21, 2008

UMBC Presents Classical Guitarist Zane Forshee in Concert

February 17, 2008
3 p.m.
UMBC Fine Arts Recital Hall

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture

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Zane Forshee, © Ryan Lee DixonUMBC's Department of Music presents classical guitarist Zane Forshee in concert on Sunday, February 17th, at 3:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

Since winning first prize in the National Guitar Workshop Solo Guitar Competition, as well as first prize in the Baltimore Music Clubs Strings competition, Zane Forshee has led an exciting and varied musical life as a soloist and chamber musician. Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Saint Louis, and Montreal are among the many North American cities that have been host to his eclectic concert programs. A champion of new music, his concerts always include gems from contemporary composers as well as those from the traditional solo guitar repertoire. Mr. Forshee has appeared in master classes with Eliot Fisk, Benjamin Verdery, Sergio and Odair Assad, David Russell, Manuel Barrueco and Pepe Romero. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Peabody Conservatory under the tutelage of Julian Gray and holds a Master of Music Degree and Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory as well. Presently, Mr. Forshee is on the faculty of UMBC, the Peabody Conservatory, the Peabody Preparatory, and the Performing Arts Institute Summer Music Festival in Pennsylvania.

Admission is $7 general, $3 for senior citizens, free for all students, and free with a UMBC ID.
Tickets are available through MissionTix at or by calling MissionTix at 410-752-8950.
Tickets will also be available at the door (cash or check only) immediately prior to the concert.

General Public Information
UMBC Arts Website:

-- From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the roundabout intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left and follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- Daytime metered visitor parking is available in Lot 10, near the Administration Building. Visitor parking regulations are enforced on all University calendar days. Hilltop Circle and all campus roadways require a parking permit unless otherwise marked.
-- Online campus map:

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or by email or postal mail. The photo on this release © Ryan Lee Dixon.

Posted by tmoore at January 21, 2008 8:27 AM