Iliana Matos has performed extensively throughout Latin America, the United States, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and is prize winner of eleven major international competitions. With her love of contemporary music and desire to develop the guitar repertoire, Iliana has premiered works by numerous composers. She is also currently on faculty at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.
Learn more about guest artist Iliana Matos.
Program to include works by Carlos Atilano, Agustin B. Mangoré, Joaquin Malats, Francisco Tárrega, José Antonio (Ñico) Rojas, Eduardo Martin, and Leo Brouwer.
About the Guitar Festival
The Guitar Festival at Ball State University's School of Music celebrates thirty years of concerts devoted to the classical guitar! Every year the School of Music hosts a performer who has won the Guitar Foundation of America International Competition or an artist on the verge of an international career. Past performers have included Guitar Foundation of America winners Joseph Hagedorn, Antigoni Goni, Gaelle Solal. In cooperation with the College of Fine Arts and Emens Auditorium, guests have also included the world famous Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet.
Other Ball State Guitar Festival XXX concerts include:
Guitar Ensemble - Wednesday, April 18 | 5:30 p.m. | Hahn Hall
Faculty Artist Series: Paul Reilly, guitar - Thursday, April 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Hahn Hall
All Guitar Festival events are free and open to the public.