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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)April 16, 2007

(Mahwah) – The York Room Salon Series presents The Beauty of the Solo Guitar featuring Brad Richter Sunday, May 6 at 3 p.m. in the York Room in the Birch Mansion on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Recognized as one of the leading guitarists and guitar composers of the 21st century, Richter has reinvigorated the guitar repertoire with a freshness and unaffectedness that transcends preconceived genres.  His solo performance includes works from the American folk and jazz songbooks, original compositions and classical pieces written for guitar.

Throughout North America and Europe, Richter has performed as a soloist with chamber ensembles and in duos with artists such as Grammy winning cellist, David Finckel of the Emerson String Quartet.  His performances and compositions are frequently heard on NPR and PBS stations and he has also written and performed the score for the Emmy award winning PBS television series, The Desert Speaks.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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