Saturday, September 22, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Emery Arts Center
Admission: By Donation
Mr Burris will perform on a guitar built for him by Richard Berg (Ottawa), a replica of an 1864 instrument built by the Spanish guitar maker Antonio de Torres Jurado, considered to be the most important Spanish guitar maker of the 19th century. Torres gave the guitar which he had built for himself to a youthful árrega after he heard him perform.
Timothy Burris has performed widely in Europe and the US. As lutenist he holds a soloist’s diploma from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague and a PhD from Duke University. In 2011 he started the annual Portland Early Music Festival of the Portland Conservatory of Music. He is currently on the appllied music faculties of the Portland Conservatory of Music and Colby college.