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Michael McCallie and Friends
Thu, April 20, 2017, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
** 18 and over show. Fully Seated Show General Admission Seating **No audio or video allowed during events
Chattanooga native Michael McCallie has distinguished himself as one of the most promising young performers and teachers working within the classical guitar community today. As a performer, Michael has garnered several awards including a prize in the 2004 Stetson University Concerto Competition and top prizes in both the Chattanooga, TN and Cleveland Young Artists’ Competitions. He has performed in concert halls throughout the United States, including Sprague Memorial Hall at Yale University, the Cohen-Davison Theatre at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Dohnanyi Recital Hall at The Florida State University and has twice performed on the Guitar Sarasota Concert Series. In 2015, he shared the stage with The Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra as a featured soloist.
Michael holds a Master’s of Music in Guitar Performance from Yale University where he was the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship and a Bachelor of Music from Stetson University. Additionally, he has recently completed the Doctor of Music degree at Florida State University, where he was a scholarship student of the world-renowned pedagogue, Bruce Holzman. In 2004, Michael was one of fifteen young guitarists chosen from around the world to perform for acclaimed guitarist Manuel Barrueco in a week-long summer masterclass at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University. Michael’s principal teachers include: Charles Evans, Dr. Stephen Robinson, Kevin Gallagher, Benjamin Verdery and Bruce Holzman.