Guitar ensembles combine for USU concert

Acoustic and electric guitars will combine forces at Utah State University for the USU Guitar Ensembles concert Monday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Taggart Student Center Auditorium. Mike Christiansen, director of the guitar program for USU, says the larger acoustic ensemble, affectionately called “Guitarmageddon”, has 35 members comprised of music and non-music majors. The smaller acoustic ensemble is comprised of guitar majors.All of the music has been written or arranged for multiple guitars. Christiansen says the acoustic ensemble will perform such works as Eleanor Rigby, Portraits of Spain and Los Andes.The electric guitar ensemble will perform a wide variety of styles ranging from Afro-Cuban, rock and jazz.

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