New Music For GUITAR FROM LATIN AMERICA in Pittsburgh

Colombian guitarist Guillermo Bocanegra will offer a recital next Thursday with music by some of the leading Latin American composers of our times. The concert will include pieces by Leo Brower, Graciela Paraskevaídis, and Pittsburgh-based composer Federico Garcia, among others, and will feature the Pittsburgh premiere of Carlos Mastropietro’s “Violin Hechizo”, a piece that is rapidly winning over players and public alike around the world.

Join us downtown at Gallery 709 for an evening of stimulating music featuring the beautiful and intimate sounds of classical guitar. Suggested donation is $8 ($5 for students).

Guillermo Bocanegra,

guitarGallery 709 (709 Penn Ave.)

Thursday August 2nd, 7:30pm$8

($5 student) suggested donation

By Michael Gallagher

My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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