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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

Guitar virtuoso hits WCU stage

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art guitaristGuitarist Frank Vignola will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

The show is part of WCU’s Galaxy of Stars Series. Vignola has collaborated with Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, the Boston Pops and the New York Pops, among many others. Recognized professionally as one of the best in the music business, the versatile Vignola is skilled in styles from gypsy and jazz to bluegrass.

Prior to his performance, Vignola will conduct a master guitar class at 3 p.m. in the Bardo Arts Center. The class is free and open to the public.

The Galaxy of Stars Series is presented by the WCU College of Fine and Performing Arts and with support from the WCU Friends of the Arts organization. “An Evening with Frank Vignola” is sponsored by the Sylva law practice of Earwood and Moore.

$20 for adults, $15 for WCU faculty and staff, and $5 for students and children.

828.227.2479 or bardoartscenter.wcu.edu.

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