José Lezcano, Director
Course number: MU 178 Guitar Orchestra
Meeting time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-5:45pm
Keene State is unique among New England schools for its Guitar Orchestra.
The KSC Guitar Orchestra has been a curricular offering since the 1970s. Since 1991, and under the direction of Dr. Jose Lezcano, the KSC Guitar Orchestra has performed on a tour of Northern Ecuadorean Universities, and for Quito’s prestigious “Casa de la Musica” concert hall (2010).
Guitar Festival, April 5, 2019, at the Redfern Arts Center
The group has performed frequently at the annual concerts (Festival 21 and New England Ensembles) sponsored by the Boston Guitar Society; has performed in Staten Island, NYC, with the Curtis High School Guitar Orchestra; and was a featured showcase ensemble for the New Hampshire Music Educators’ Association All-State Festival.
In addition to its spring and fall performances at Redfern Arts Center, it has performed frequently in the region for civic groups, churches, and schools, and is open by audition to students, staff, and community members. We encourage guitar aficionados to join us!