Guitar and Dance Recital
Date and Time
Friday, September 20, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Founders Hall, French Parlor
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Music of Spain performed by USD faculty Eric Foster on guitar with special guest flamenco dancer Erika Lopez, performing music by Mudarra, Torroba, Albeniz, Tarrega and Foster.
Eric Foster is a virtuoso guitarist who is the author of two concertos for guitar and orchestra which he performed as soloist with both the USD Orchestra and the North Coast Symphony. His compositions for guitar orchestra are published by "Production d'Oz" in Canada. A self-produced CD "Paint the Wind" showcases his solo works for the guitar. Mr. Foster has been an Associate Faculty at both the University of San Diego and MiraCosta College for over twenty years. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree wth an emphasis in music composition from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his Master of Music Degree with an emphasis in guitar performance from San Diego State University.
Erika Lopez began dancing Flamenco and Spanish classical dance at the age of eight. Her passion for the art led to make it a lifeloong pursuit, studying and performing with professional dance companies in San Diego, San Francisco and Boston. In 1997 she moved to Seville, Spain to study under master teacher Juan de Triana. She's had the opportunity to study with many dance greats over the years, including Maria Pages, Domingo Ortega, Antonio Vargas and Maria Benitez. Most recently, Erika was a featured dancer in the San Diego Opera's productions of La Traviata and Don Quixote. She is a performer, teacher and choreographer for Ole Flamenco dance troupe and performs regularly in venues around Southern California.
Tickets are on sale at the door only. $10 general admissions, $8 seniors, faculty, staff and alumni and $5 for students with ID.