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GENERAL SCHEDULE

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VENUE LOCATIONS

URI Fine Arts Center
105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

University Club/ Music Annex Building
95 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

St. Augustine's Church
15 Lower College Rd., Kingston, RI

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

383 Old North Rd., Kingston, RI

Courthouse Center for the Performing Arts
3481 Kingstown Rd., W. Kingston, RI

The Towers

35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI

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DAY I

University Club

LECTURE

Annex 113

Niccolo Paganini: his life, works, and times

Musicologist Danilo Prefumo

12:00 pm

LECTURE

Annex 113

Paganini's Caprices on the mandolin.

Dor Amran
1:15 pm


Courthouse Center for the Performing Arts

WELCOME AND REGISTRATION

6:00 pm

CONCERT: COSTA RICA MEETS GREECE

Courthouse Center for the Performing Arts

Adrián Montero

Concert Artist
Jeisson Ramirez

Winner of the National Guitar 
Competition of Costa Rica
Filippos Manoloudis

Winner of the 2022 Rising Stars
 Virtual Guitar Competition

7:30 pm

AFTER HOURS WITH THE ARTISTS

9:30 pm

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DAY II

Thursday, October 19, 2023


LECTURE
Annex 104

Building Resiliency in Elite Performance Musicians.

Dr. Eric Zillmer

12:00 pm

LUNCH

1:00 pm

LECTURE
Annex 113

1973-2023: Half Century of Mandolin Ensembles

Mark Davis

2:15 pm

BREAK
3:30 pm

REGISTRATION CONTINUED

The Towers
6:00 pm

 
CONCERT: MUSIC FROM AMERICA

The Towers
Prelude: The Mandolin Ensemble
Feature Artists:
Jontavious Willis, blues guitar
Jay Azzolina, jazz guitar
Dave Zinno, bass
Joe "Sonny" Barbato, Accordionist
Rafael Barata, drums

7:30 pm

AFTER-HOURS WITH THE ARTISTS
9:30 pm

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DAY III

Friday, October 20, 2023

 
TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP

Concert Hall, URI Fine Arts Center

Jeremy Jouve

9:00–10:00 am
 
LECTURES

Annex 113

Building Resiliency in Elite Performance Musicians.

Dr. Eric Zillmer
10:00–12:00 pm
 
FAMILY-STYLE LUNCH

Annex 113

12:00–1:30 pm
 
MASTERCLASSES ​

Annex101, Adam Levin

Annex 104, Scott Borg

Annex 113, Filippos Manoloudis

Annex 112, Matthew Rohde

Annex Red Room, Jeisson Ramirez

1:30–4:00 pm​
 
LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
Open mic and pizza
5:00–6:30 pm

 
CONCERT: ITALIAN NIGHT

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Pre-Concert Talk, Danilo Prefumo, Musicologist

7:00 pm
Prelude: The Mandolin Ensemble
Feature Artists:
Elisa la Marca, lute
Mauro Zanatta, 19th-century guitar
Nicolo Spera, 10 string Contemporary guitar

7:30 pm

AFTER-HOURS WITH THE ARTISTS

10:00 pm

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DAY IV

Saturday, October 21, 2022
 
TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP

Annex 104

Mathias Duplessy

9:00–10:00 am
 
LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

Annex 113

Tonewoods Atlantic
Jordan Luff, Management Forester
Gregg Hanson, Florinett AG, Tonewood Switzerland
Alan Chapman, Gef Fisher, and Aaron Green Luthiers Panel
Spencer Ladd, Moderator and graphic designer

10:00–12:00 am
 
LUNCH AND LUTHIER'S EXPO

Annex 113

Video Interview: Richard and Marshall Bruné, Luthiers
Luthiers Open House

12:00–1:30 pm
 

LECTURE
St. Augustine's Church

1:30 pm

Lecture by Jacob Reuven on “Bach and the Mandolin"


MASTERCLASS

Annex101, Juan Falu

Annex 104, Elisa la Marca

Annex 112, Mauro Zanatta

Red Room (Annex), Nicolo Spera

URI Fine Arts, E202, Peter Zisa

1:30–4:00 pm
 
CONCERT: CONTEMPORARY GUITAR

St. Augustine’s Church
Pierre Bibault
The Mandolin Ensemble

4:30 pm
 
DIN
NER

(no meal is provided)

6:00 pm

CONCERT: FRENCH NIGHT

8:00 pm
University Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall
Prelude: Mandolin Trio
Feature Artists:
Matthias Duplessy, Contemporary Guitar
Jeremy Jouve, Classical Guitar
Amit Kavthekar, tabla
The Great Necks, Guitar Trio
(Adam Levin, Matthew Rohde, Scott Borg)

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DAY V

Sunday, October 22, 2022
 
TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP

Annex 104

Andrea Gonzalez-Caballero

9:00–10:00 am
 
MASTERCLASSES

Annex101, Pierre Bibault

Annex 104, Jeremy Jouve

Annex 112, Luca Stricagnoli

Annex 113, Mathias Duplessy

10:00–12:30 pm
 
FAMILY-STYLE LUNCH & LECTURE

Annex 113

1:00–2:15 pm

Dr. Peter Zisa, Why Music Matters & Art of Improvisation: What would Bach do?
 
BREAK

2:00–3:00 pm
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​CONCERT

Rising Stars Young Guitarists Program and Mandolin Course Showcase
​​​St. Augustine’s Church

3:00 pm

BBQ for Participants
St. Augustine's Church

4:30–6:30 pm

Concert: Argentina Meets Contemporary Italy

University Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall
Juan Falú, classical guitar
Luca Stricagnoli, acoustic guitar

7:00 pm

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