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Vincennes University music grad will be featured in guest recital

April 30, 2019 / Guest recital is May 2

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Department of Music will present a Guest Recital featuring guitarist and VU alumnus Joseph Jones on May 2, 7 p.m. (EDT) at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center, 20 Red Skelton Boulevard. Highlighting guitar literature from a variety of styles, the performance is free and the public is invited to attend.

Jones is a classical guitarist from Indianapolis and graduated from VU with an associate degree in music in 2014. He holds a baccalaureate degree guitar performance from the University of Indianapolis and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in classical guitar performance at Butler University.

Jones has been a VU guest artist on several occasions and has been invited to play in the orchestra at the Indiana University Guitar Academy Festival. His distinctions include being a soloist with the Butler Symphony Orchestra. Currently, he is a freelance guitarist who teaches lessons privately while attending classes to achieve his master’s degree.

Earlier in the day, at 11 a.m., Jones will present a masterclass for the VU music students in the Lab Theatre. The public is welcome to attend his presentation.

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