Guitarist William Ghezzi will be performing a solo guitar recital for the Vaughan Recital Series at Dartmouth College, Sunday, November 12 at 4:00 pm. He will be performing four Catalan Folk Songs by Miguel Llobet, the Chaconne of J.S. Bach, four jazz standards arranged by three great guitarists, Johnny Smith, Barry Galbraith, and Joe Pass, and the English Suite of John Duarte.
William Ghezzi has performed extensively with orchestras, chamber ensembles, choruses, dance companies, in theater and opera, and for films, radio and television. He has appeared with the Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, The Harry Partch Ensemble, the Philadelphia Guitar Ensemble, and in many other chamber music settings. He has commissioned numerous solo and chamber music compositions for himself, the Newman/Ghezzi Guitar Duo, the Baxter/Ghezzi Flute & Guitar Duo and the Philadelphia Guitar Ensemble including works by Robert Maggio, Laurie MacGregor, Kile Smith, Robert Capanna,and Jan Krzywicki. Recently he completed projects to video record the 20 Microestudios of Abel Carlevaro and the Nuevos Estudios Sencillo of Leo Brouwer. Both projects can be viewed at Vimeo.com and heard on SoundCloud. Ghezzi has been on the music faculties of Temple University, Chestnut Hill College, Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and the Upper Valley Music Center in Lebanon New Hampshire. In 1990 Mr. Ghezzi received a Master of Science degree from Drexel University College of Information Studies. Currently he is Cataloging and Metadata Services Librarian at Dartmouth College. Mr. Ghezzi can be heard on Pandora, Internet Radio, his videos can be seen on YouTube and Vimeo and his latest CD "Variations" is available at Amazon.com. More information at http://www.williamghezzi.com .