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Classical 6-string comes to SOU

On Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. at Southern Oregon University's Music Building Recital Hall, The Jefferson Classical Guitar Society will kick off its 2006-2007 Concert Series with a performance by classical guitarist, Marc Teicholz.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $5 for students and children under 12 are free.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at CD or Not CD, 343 East Main Street or at Central Arts Supply, 101 North Central, in Medford.

Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Teicholz will also present a master class on Sunday, at 10:00 am in the SOU Music Building Choral Room.

For more information, go to the JCGS website at , orcall (541) 552-9515.

Marc Teicholz, classical guitarist, is the first prize-winner of the 1989 International Guitar Foundation of America competition, a winner in New York's 1991 "East-West Artists" competition, the 1986 Paganini competition and a finalist in the 1992 Pro Musicis competition.

Teicholz has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, receiving critical acclaim for his recitals and master classes.

Teicholz has toured Russia, Poland, and Switzerland as well as Southeast Asia, Fiji, and New Zealand under the auspices of the U.S.I.A. Artistic Ambassador program. He has appeared as a soloist with the Pacific Symphony, Far Eastern Orchestra in Russia, the Metropolitan Orchestra in Lisbon, Portugal, the Cordoba Orchestra in Spain, the California Symphony and the Maui Symphony.

Teicholz also toured extensively with the popular quartet, "A Festival of Four." He has recorded several solo CD's for Naxos, Sugo, and Menus and Music, as well as the pilot soundtrack for George Lucas' "Young Indiana Jones."

He is on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and at California State University East Bay.

He recently participated in the Moab Music Festival, the National Guitar Summer Workshop, California Summer Arts Festival and the Weathersfield Music Festival in Vermont, and he has been invited to give master classes all over the world.

Teicholz graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, 1985, received a master's degree from the Yale School of Music, 1986, and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley at the Boalt School of Law, 1990.