Guitarist Kevin Manderville Presents Recital at Huntingdon

Huntingdon College

News Release

January 16, 2019

For more information, contact: Su Ofe, (334) 833-4515;


Guitarist Kevin Manderville Presents Recital at Huntingdon

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College music faculty member Dr. Kevin Manderville will perform a classical guitar recital Thursday, January 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the College’s Delchamps Recital Hall, Smith Music Building. The program will feature 20th and 21st century works by Ponce, Houghton, Tamez, Coldrick, Cordero, Staak, and the premiere performance of a new work composed by Troy Gifford.

Kevin Manderville is active as a solo recitalist, chamber musician, teacher and scholar. He has appeared in major cities and festivals throughout North America and Europe, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Guitar Foundation of America International Convention, the Iserlohn International Guitar Symposium, the 2nd Acadia International Guitar Festival, the Hamilton International Guitar Festival, the Columbus State University Guitar Symposium, and the New York Guitar Seminar. He has won prizes in several international competitions, including first prize at the Concours International de Guitare de Lachine and second prize at the Rantucci International Guitar Competition. His debut CD, “Through the Centuries,” was released in 2010 on Clear Note.

Manderville began his classical guitar studies at age 18 with James Chandler. He holds degrees from Stetson University, where he studied with Stephen Robinson, and from Florida State University, where he completed the Doctor of Music degree under the tutelage of Bruce Holzman. In addition, he has studied in master classes with some of today’s most prominent guitarists, including Sergio and Odair Assad, Manuel Barrueco, Eliot Fisk, Roland Dyens, and Oscar Ghiglia. A dedicated teacher, Manderville has taught in settings from universities to community programs. He lives in Montgomery, where he directs the classical guitar program at Carver Elementary Arts Magnet School and has been a member of the Huntingdon College faculty since 2010.

The Faculty Recital Series is part of Huntingdon’s Cultural and Community Events Series, sponsored by Baptist Health. There is no charge for admission. Parking is available in the Smith Music Building parking lot off of Fairview Avenue.

Huntingdon College has been named a top 6 regional Best Value and top 11 regional college in the South by U.S. News and World Report; among a list of Colleges that Change Lives, by Washington Monthly; among the Best Colleges in Alabama and the Best Small Colleges in America by College Consensus; and among the Best Colleges: Region by Region (South) by the Princeton Review. Through the Huntingdon Plan, full-time day students are provided a laptop computer, books and information resources, active learning experiences, and senior-year travel-study opportunities—all within regular tuition and fees. Huntingdon’s Evening Studies program offers degree completion programs at 10 locations across the state. Huntingdon College continues a legacy of faith, wisdom, and service through a liberal arts academic tradition grounded in the Judeo-Christian heritage of the United Methodist Church.

Suellen (Su) Ofe
Vice President
for Marketing and Communications
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4515; Cell (334) 324-6591

Suellen (Su) Ofe

Suellen (Su) Ofe

Vice President
for Marketing and Communications
(334) 833-4515 |

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