Andrea Gonzalez Caballero, an award-winning international performer from Éibar, Spain, will perform the 2019 John and Trudy Watson Classical Guitar Series concert at Arkansas Tech University on Thursday, Sept. 19.
The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Witherspoon Auditorium, 407 West Q Street in Russellville. Admission will be free and open to the public.
Caballero became the youngest champion of the Alhambra International Guitar Competition when she captured first place in the Valencia, Spain, event in 2016. She has also won first place in the Fernando Sor international guitar competition in Rome, Italy.
Described by Operaworld magazine as “the female voice of the Spanish guitar,” Caballero graduated with honors from Robert Schumann Musikhochschule in Düsseldorf, Germany. She is a pursuing a graduate performance diploma as a student of Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Institute of John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.
The annual classical guitar concert at ATU is made possible through the generosity of Dr. John W. Watson, distinguished professor of mathematics and former vice president for academic affairs at ATU, and his wife, Trudy.
Those wishing to provide additional support for the series may do so with gifts to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation by calling (479) 968-0400.