Timothy Steis – Guitar recital
Heidi Keener, flute
Streaming live at https://youtu.be/AeF1QZJQt5w
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:30 pm
Hamel Music Center I Collins Recital Hall
No in-person attendance
Elegie Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856)
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor BWV 1003 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Histoire Du Tango Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Night Club 1960
Timothy Steis is an accomplished classical guitarist born in the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland. He has received Performance Degrees from Florida State University and Shenandoah Conservatory under renowned pedagogues Bruce Holzman and Julian Gray. Tim has won prizes in multiple competitions, and has performed in the Masterclasses of SoloDuo, Pavel Steidl, Jorge Caballero and many more.
Aside from being a player, Tim is also an up-and-coming luthier. He began building guitars during his time at FSU, and was self-taught until apprenticing with renowned Baltimore luthier Ross Gutmeier during his Master’s degree. He is currently a doctoral student at University of Wisconsin – Madison, and is a recipient of the Paul Collins Fellowship.