Classical Guitarist Brian Morris
- Dates: January 25, 2018
- Times: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: The GRCC International Guitar Series
Venue: Grand Rapids Community College Music Center
142 Bostwick Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
- Phone: (616) 459-2921
- Category: Music
- Price Per Person: $15 General / $10 Students and Seniors
Brian Morris is in his twenty-seventh year as a member of the GRCC Music Faculty. An associate of the Michigan Arts and Humanities Touring Program, Brian maintains an active performing schedule performing both as a soloist and with the Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet. He has performed with the West Shore Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony; at the College Music Society’s Regional Conference in Madison, WI, the Kennedy Center and has twice been featured as a presenter of Latin American Music at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies on the campus of Notre Dame University. He was the Director of the 2010 Mid America Guitar Ensemble Festival and a faculty member and ensemble director for the Interlochen Summer Guitar Workshops. In addition, he has given master classes and workshops at Mott Community College and Kellogg Community College. Brian is the Director of the GRCC International Guitar Series and has been a concert organizer for over twenty years.
Earning music degrees from both Florida State University and Montana State University, Brian's past teachers include Christopher Parkening and Bruce Holzman. He has also participated in master classes with Manuel Barrueco and David Russell. His four CD’s include music for solo guitar, guitar ensemble and original songs
From 1985-89 Brian was an Artist-in- Residence for the State of North Carolina. As a member of the Les Deux Amis Guitar Duo with his good friend Joseph Hoey, the two won third prize in the 1985 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Guitar Duo Competition.