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Sérgio Assad 70th Birthday Celebration featuring SFCM Guitarists


Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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All Music Composed by Sérgio Assad

Kaleidokithara (2020)
SFCM Pre-College Guitar Orchestra
SFCM Community Guitar Ensemble
Scott Cmiel, conductor

Imbricatta (2015) 
Dedicated to Meng Su
Marc Teicholz

Sun Wukong's Toccata (2016)
Dedicated to Meng Su
Emilia Diaz Delgado

From the Walls (2017)
     Hadrian's Wall
     Chinese Wall
     Middle Eastern Wall
Kyle Stachnik, cello
SFCM Guitar Ensemble
David Tanenbaum, conductor


Peppino Sotto Il Portico 
Una Serata a North Beach

Dedicated to Peppino D'Agostino
Peppino D'Agostino

Aquarelle (1986)
     Preludio y Toccatina
Samuel Liang

Wednesdays at Sugar (2011)
Marc Teicholz, Tatiana Senderowicz, Gabe Balogh, John Dearman, classical guitar
Peppino D’Agostino, steel string guitar
Richard Savino, baroque guitar
Jon Mendle-arch, guitar
Sérgio Assad-sazouki and Paul Psarras, oud
Timothy Sherren, electric guitar 
Matt Wherley, bass guitar
David Tanenbaum, conductor

Sergio will be in residency from November 7-19, culminating in performances by SFCM guitar faculty, students and alumni on November 19, celebrating his 70th birthday. Sergio will also provide a guitar masterclass open to the public during the residency.

SFCM Guitar faculty and students celebrate with former faculty member, visiting guitarist and Opus 3 Artist Sérgio Assad with a special concert performance. 

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About SFCM’s Guitar Department

Study classical guitar in the heart of one of the country’s most active guitar scenes. SFCM produces some of the most successful and influential classical guitarists in the world. Spearheaded by renowned faculty and complemented by visiting artists such as Sérgio Assad, the department honors the tradition of the classical guitar while cultivating innovation. The Harris Guitar Collection, owned by SFCM, gives students a chance to see—and play—some of the most extraordinary guitars of the last two centuries.


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