Music at the Frist feat. Grant FerrisJazz
Grant Ferris, Nashville based guitarist, composer, and songwriter is a passionate musician dedicated to the artistry, creativity, and entertainment of music. Mr. Ferris holds a Masters of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he received a scholarship to study studied under David Tanenbaum. He also earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver where he studied with virtuoso guitarists Ricardo Iznaola, Masakazu Ito, and Jonathan Leathwood. While at Denver, Mr. Ferris was the first recipient of the Helen M. Garrett Award for Senior Classical Guitarist. In the fall of 2008, Mr. Ferris studied guitar, composition, and chamber music with composer and conductor Simone Fontanelli of the Salzburg Mozarteum while in Milan, Italy. Also while in Italy, Mr. Ferris premiered the new work for guitar trio Los Tres Espiritos by composer Michael Blankenship at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He has played in masterclasses of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Fabio Zanon, Adam Holzman, Eduardo Fernandez, and the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet.
Fri, Mar 1 | 6:00 PM
Frist Center Museum