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Pensacola Guitar Orchestra Spring Recital

March 30, 2019
  • Location: Pensacola State College The Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8
  • 1000 College Blvd., The Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8
  • Pensacola, FL 32504
  • (850) 484-1847 phone
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: FREE


Pensacola State College will present the Pensacola Guitar Orchestra at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 30, in Ashmore Auditorium.

The orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Joe Stallings, will present its 36th Annual Spring Recital. Admission is free. Ashmore Auditorium is in Building 8 on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd.

Performing in the recital are Pensacola State students: Peg Barrett, Patrick Kinnell, Wayne Brouillette, Jackson Talamo, Brenan Woody, Jacob Graffrath and Joanna Dimick.

Also performing are the 2019 Pensacola Finger Style Acoustic Guitar Competition champions ─ first-prize winner, Benjamin Kennington, 13; second-prize winner, Isaac Railing, 11; and third-prize winner, Israel Railing, 11.

The orchestra will perform works from a variety of composers including John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Jürg Kindle, Dr. Joe Stallings, Nikita Koshkin, Roger Hudson, Johann Sebastian Bach, Jorge Morel, Fernando Sor, Matteo Carcassi and Simone Iannarelli.

For more information, call the College’s Performing Arts Department at 484-1847.

Members of the 2019 Pensacola Guitar Orchestra are, from left, Jacob Graffrath, soprano guitar; Brenan Woody, seven-string guitar; Peg Barrett, prime guitar; Patrick Kinnell, prime guitar; Jackson Talamo, contrabass guitar; and Wayne Brouillette, prime guitar.