Fundraiser at Stocker AstroScience Center benefits Miami International GuitART Festival


A benefit concert for the Miami International GuitART Festival, featuring guitarists Mesut Ozgen, Celso Cano, Felipe Carvajal, James Webb, and soprano Rebecca Benitez, as well as the FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra will take place on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7pm at the FIU Stocker AstroScience Center. A wide variety of music will be performed from classical, Latin American, Spanish, Turkish, flamenco, and acoustic guitar repertoire.

migforgThe fundraiser will start with a reception at the 1st floor exhibition hall at 7pm, followed by a concert at 8pm. Afterwards, patrons will have a chance to meet the artists and join tours of the observatory, control room, and visual observing with telescopes, including the wonderful 24″ automated telescope. Seats are limited, please RSVP to You can also sign up on the Facebook Event Page.

The Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF) is organized by the Florida International University School of Music to be held from February 24-28, 2016. The festival will bring internationally acclaimed artists for concerts, master classes, and lectures, as well as a composition competition and a luthiers expo, which will be presenting a variety of hand-built guitars in the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum located next to the FIU School of Music. Featured festival artists will be representing the United States, Argentina, Costa Rica, Cuba, Italy, Spain, and Turkey. You can find more info about the festival, composition competition, and sponsorship opportunities at the festival website

The next fundraiser will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Florida Turkish Center (Türk Evi) 3020 NW 32nd Avenue Fort Lauderdale FL 33308. Seats are limited, please RSVP by phone at 954-803-5496 or by email at

To make a donation or support the Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF), please click here.




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