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College to Present FREE Concert Featuring Dr. Tom Foggia
April 01, 2011
Ridgecrest, California – Looking for an afternoon of musical enjoyment? The Associated Students of Cerro Coso Community College are pleased to present a FREE concert by guitarist, and Cerro Coso instructor, Dr. Tom Foggia on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the College's Luis Miro Sculpture Garden (across the street from the gymnasium). Foggia will be performing a solo guitar recital featuring a variety of works on both classical and electric guitar. The program will consist of traditional classical and Spanish works, jazz selections, and songs by Santa.
Foggia, a native of Chicago, began his studies in classical guitar with Michael Adamczyk. At age 18, he won first prize in the Illinois String Competition. Dr. Foggia holds a Bachelor of Music degree with highest honors from California State University, Sacramento where he was awarded the CSUS Music Scholarship four years in a row. He also won first prize in the Bertha Stevers Scholarship, string division. Dr. Foggia holds a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University where he received two Regents Scholarships as well as a two-year Teaching Assistantship. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he received full scholarship and a Teaching Assistantship to teach music theory and guitar. Foggia has had the opportunity to study with some of the world's most gifted artists among which include Manuel Barrueco, Elliot Fisk, Paul O'dette, Timothy Walker, Albert Fuller, and Joe Diorio. Dr. Foggia currently serves on the faculty at Cerro Coso Community College.
Come and join us for an afternoon of great entertainment! Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy a virtuoso performance by Dr. Foggia's. No alcohol allowed.
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