Hosted by Tony Morris
Classical Guitar Alive is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote the love of classical music with the guitar to the widest possible audience, and in ways that have the greatest impact and benefit to all. Classical Guitar Alive reaches and serves local, national, and international communities with many innovative projects and programs that are not repeated elsewhere.
Classical Guitar Alive is achieving its mission by reaching and serving more people than any other guitar nonprofit organization in the world.
Tony Morris, Executive Director of Classical Guitar Alive and producer of the American Classic TV program for PBS stations nationwide. He also directs Classical Guitar Alive’s Music In Medicine community outreach program, which presents classical music performances at no cost to audiences in hospitals and hospices.
He is a 3-time performer at the White House in Washington, DC, and served as a US State Dept. Cultural Envoy abroad (Paraguay, South America) in 2010. His blog about the trip resulted in a commission to write a screenplay, “Mangoré,” based on life of Paraguayan bohemian artist/musician Agustin Barrios Mangoré. His 2nd screenplay, “Marfa Ghost Stories,” based on legends from West Texas, was recently green-lighted for production by award-winning Polish film director Elzbieta Szoka’s Perryloop Productions, and is slated for filming in June 2016. He served as professor of guitar at Texas Lutheran University (2006-2011), and is a frequent classical guitar performer, lecturer, educator, and adjudicator.
- Sunday - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm