BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Classical guitarist and Illinois Wesleyan University’s School of Music faculty member Mark Anderson will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Westbrook
Auditorium, Presser Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
The works on the program include Ernesto Nazareth’s Batuque, Pixinguinha’s Lamentos, Bach’s Chaconne from Violin Partita, BWV 1004, Joaquín Rodrigo’s Tres piezas españolas, and Grab It! by Jacob ter Veldhuis.
Anderson is an adjunct instructor of guitar. Described as a “soulful and intelligent
musician,” he received his undergraduate degree from Elmhurst College, and earned
a master of music degree in classical guitar from the San Francisco Conservatory of
Music. He has performed in locations throughout the United States and Europe and presented
the U.S. premiere of “Rising Spirals” by award-winning composer Chinary Ung. In addition
to performing and teaching, Anderson maintains a private studio in Chicago.