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This Persian Guitar Virtuosa Will Stun You with Her Musical Talent

Lily Afshar is a virtuosa who brings passion to her performance. Acclaimed as one of the foremost classical guitarists in the world according to Public Radio International, her unique life story finds expression in her art. Witness her incredible guitar stylings at the 2018 Guitar Symposium at Texas A&M University.

Lily Afshar is the only classical guitarist in the world who blends excellent formal training in the United States and Europe with the rich cultural heritage of Persia to bring audiences an extraordinary musical experience. It’s no wonder why The Washington Post has described her onstage performance as "remarkable, impeccable."

What brings excitement to a performance by Lily Afshar is her remarkable technical precision plus a passionate musicality – a product of her personality and life story. Appearing onstage in the United States and around the world, she has delighted audiences not only with a fresh approach to the standard classical guitar reportoire, but also with music that is new and different. Now, she brings her music to the annual Guitar Symposium and its audiences.

The 2018 edition of the Symposium will take place September 28-30 at the beautiful Texas A&M campus. This year’s event promises to provide a variety of programming and performances by distinguished concert artists from around the world! In addition to Lily Afshar, the symposium lineup will include Adam Holzman, Gohar Vardanyan, Olga Amelkina-Vera, Steve Aron, David Leisner and Jeff McFadden.

Don’t miss what promises to be an uplifting, exciting and enriching event! Tickets are just $20. Senior and student discounts are also available.

It’s hard to leave home sometimes – trust us, we know. But The Retreat at 2818 Apartments in Bryan, Texas believes it is important to not only stay active in your community, but to also express curiosity about new subjects. This event is the perfect chance to spread your roots and learn new things!

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, September 27, 2018—7:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Texas A&M University
400 Bizzell Street
College Station, Texas 77843

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