Classical guitarist performs, teaches at BU’s Haas Center for the Arts

Classical guitarist performs, teaches at BU’s Haas Center for the Arts

For Immediate Release: Oct. 16, 2013

BLOOMSBURG — Classical guitarist Stephen Mattingly will perform Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Haas Center for the Arts, room 166. Mattingly also will coach guitar majors on their own music during a master class in Haas Center, room 227, at 4 p.m. The performance and the master class are free and open to the public.

Mattingly performs as both a soloist and as a founding member of the Tantalus Quartet, a guitar ensemble of master guitarists. He completed his doctorate degree in music at Florida State University and is a recipient of the Theodore Presser Award. Currently, Mattingly is an assistant professor at Louisville University; director of the Community Music Program and the University of Louisville Guitar Festival and Competition; and president of the Louisville Guitar Society. 

Mattingly’s master class and performance are funded by BU’s College of Liberal Arts and the Curricular Enhancement Award. For more information, contact Matthew Slotkin, assistant professor of music, mslotkin@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.