Tue Jul 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Free Summer Event: Carlos Pavan


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Classical guitarist Carlos Pavan is a performer and composer of contemporary classical music (guitar, strings, wind, brass and chamber). He has performed at well-renowned venues such as Lincoln Center, New York City Center, Tango USA and Merkin Hall.

Tonight’s concert will be taking place at St. Peter's Church located across from Vail Mansion due to inclement weather.


Carlos began his guitar training at the age of 12 in Argentina and has since become one of the most diverse guitarists and composers for contemporary music ( guitar , strings, wind, brass and chamber). Carlos arrived to New York in 2000 to pursue musical studies & received a full, 2-year scholarship at The Collective , he has studied under  Jesse Henserkiefken (conducting) , Jorge Morel (classical guitar/composition) , Dave Smey ( Brooklyn Conservatory , counterpoint/composition) and Pablo Ziegler (Astor Piazzolla’s piano player, composition/orchestration/arranging) .

Since then, he’s performed at well-renowned venues such as Lincoln Center, New York City Center, Tango USA (Canada) , New England Conservatory Jordan Hall (Boston) , Brooklyn Borough Hall (Vivaldi concert in D with Noel Pointer Foundation chamber orchestra), Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center (Manhattan), Philadelphia Museum , Connecticut Festival Guitars of the world , Tribute to Astor Piazzolla (New Jersey) , Tango trio (Washington DC) , Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture , and internationally in France, Ireland, Portugal and Japan.

His latest CD “Suite del Interior” (original compositions for guitar and string quartet) is a blend of argentine tango/folk dances, jazz harmonies and classical forms, praised by World Music Report ” is throughout the album that Carlos Pavan shows his ingenuity as a composer who especially understands and uses colour brilliantly in his writing and arrangements”, composed/arranged/produced by himself and recorded with special guest PUBLIQuartet .When not performing, he offers private guitar lessons and is also an instructor at Noel Pointer Foundation.

Concerts on the Lawn at Vail Mansion

Music for Summer nights on the Vail Lawn.

Concerts on the Lawn at Vail Mansion will feature a diverse line up of music for all ages perfect for warm summer nights. From classical guitar to salsa under the stars, the Vail Lawn concerts will feature music to soothe the soul and lift the spirit.

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