The Mistlin Gallery’s upcoming Expose Yourself to Art will feature David Chapman, the Director of Guitar Studies and Department Chair at Stanislaus State University.
Chapman, a Fulbright scholar and a master on classical and Flamenco guitars, will lead a presentation on a journey through the history of Spanish music from its inception to the current Tablao and the celebrated Concierto de Araniuez.
This presentation will focus on the creative process of bringing works written over a thousand years ago for instruments such as the renaissance lute, vihuela, baroque guitar, Theorbo, baroque lute, romantic guitar, classical guitar and finally the flamenco guitar. Given that each instrument has a different approach, the conversation and performances are not only historical in nature but also showcase period instruments.
The presentation will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mistlin Gallery at 1015 J Street in Modesto. Admission is free.
Expose Yourself to Art is a series of lectures and demonstrations offered by Mistlin Gallery in which artists from a variety of genres have been asked to talk about their art and life so as to illuminate the creative process that permeates the artistic mind of all who dare to follow their muse. This is the second event in the series, which is scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of each month.