World-renowned guitarist Rodrigo Rodriguez will perform on the campus of North Greenville University on Tuesday evening, November 13.
Rodrigo was born in Quito Ecuador, South America. Coming from a very musical family, he started playing guitar at the age of nine, recording his first album at the age of 12. When he was 16, he started to travel the world to increase his knowledge in the instrument, performing in Venezuela, Spain, France, England and Damascus, Syria. In 1986, he was invited to teach classical guitar by Eastfield College in Mesquite, TX.
Rodrigo has recorded 16 CDs, one recorded with the City of Prague Philharmonic. He has performed at Carnegie (Recital Hall), has been the Solo Guitarist for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (TX), Pacific Symphony Orchestra (Orange County, CA), Vancouver Willingdon Symphony Orchestra (Canada), National Symphony Orchestra (Quito, Ecuador), and the Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (FL).
He has made concert tours in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Canada, Czech-Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and throughout the United States.
In 1992, Rodrigo found a new direction in his life. He is now privileged to serve the Lord in full-time music ministry. The concert will take place in Turner Chapel on the NGU campus at 7 p.m. Reserve free tickets at (864) 977-7085.