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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 12, 2004

(Mahwah) – Guitarist David Burgess will perform on Sunday, November 7 at 3 p.m. in the York Room on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey. The performance is part of the College’s York Room Salon Series.

He will perform guitar music of Brazil, including bossa novas by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfa, along with tangos by Ernesto Nazareth and music by Pixinquinha.

Praised by musicians and critics worldwide, international competition winner Burgess is recognized as one of today’s outstanding guitarists. His international appearances as a soloist and chamber musician have taken him to concert halls throughout North and South America, Europe and the Far East.

Burgess studied guitar at the Estudio de Arte Guitarristico in Mexico City with the renowned Argentinean guitarist, Manuel Lopez Ramos. Burgess received a bachelor of arts degree in music from the University of Washington, and later earned a diploma di merito while on full scholarship at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy where he studied with Oscar Ghiglia. He also studied with the Spanish maestro, Andres Segovia.

Tickets for David Burgess are $10 and include refreshments. The York Room is located in the Mansion of the Ramapo College of New Jersey. For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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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 CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, 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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