Emma Rush, a Canadian artist who became involved in music at a young age, will perform at the next installment of Guitar Fort Worth's classical series. She began her undergraduate studies in guitar performance at Dalhousie University in Halifax and later studied internationally in Germany for four years.
Rush is the founder and artistic director of the successful Guitar Hamilton concert series and the Hamilton International Guitar Festival. Awards she has received include the top prize at the International Guitar Competition in Columbus, Georgia and the Great Lakes Guitar Competition in Rochester, NY, and she was the winner of the 2011 City of Hamilton Arts Award for Music.
Recent engagements include the 20th International Guitar Festival in Iserlohn, Germany, the Guitar Fort Worth Masters Series, the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society, and a tour of the eastern provinces of Canada. Rush's upcoming appearances will include concerts in Canada, the United States, Germany, Spain, Mexico and Turkey.
This event will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 in Martin Hall. Price of admission ranges from $10 to $25.
Guitar Fort Worth sponsors the Wesleyan Masters Concert Series, bringing international guitarists to Fort Worth. In addition, Guitar Fort Worth sponsors concerts for young, upcoming artists and provides performance opportunities for all levels of non-professional guitarists.