GRCC Int’l Guitar Series Presents Florian Larousse (11/11/10)

florian_larousseThe Grand Rapids Community College International Guitar Series Proudly Presents 2009 GFA Winner, Florian Larousse at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2010.

The young French classical guitar virtuoso Florian Larousse, at the age of 22, has already wowed audiences on multiple continents. From numerous prizes in the some of the most significant international competitions of the guitar world to audience choice awards and recording contracts, Larousse has shot to the forefront of his field.

Florian Larousse has earned prizes in a number of international competitions in various countries including France, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, and the United States. His performance at the Jose Tomás Competition (Spain) earned him first prize and the Audience Choice Award in addition to resulting in a tour of Spain to 10 different cities as well as a recording contract. In 2009 he won the Koblenz International guitar Competition “Hubert Kappel” (Germany) and later that year won the coveted first prize of The Guitar Foundation of America International Artist Competition. His win at the 2009 GFA International Concert Artist Competition will result in a 9-month concert tour in the United States, including a performance at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York, as well as a number of concerts in Brazil, Canada, China, and Mexico.

The concert will be held in Room 200 of the Grand Rapids Community College Music Center at the corner of Ransom and Lyon.

Admission is $10 General and $7 for students and seniors.

Parking is available in the GRCC student parking ramp for the cost of $1.00 for a guest parking voucher sold at the door.

Visit www.grcc.edu/guitar, call 234-3940 for further information or e-mail: bmorris@grcc.edu

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