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Minnesota Guitar Society presents Slovenian guitarist Karmen Štendler

Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Cost: contact the Guitar society for tickets and information
Contact: mnguitar.org 612 677-1151
Location: Sundin Music Hall, 1531 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
Sponsor: N/A
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Description: She is a multiple prizewinner at national as well as international competitions, which include Enrico Mercatali Guitar Competition in Gorizia, Italy, José Tomás Competition in Petrer, Spain, Andrés Segovia Competition in Pescara, Italy, International Guitar Competition Krsko, Slovenia, and multiple national Slovenian competitions. In 2012, at the age of 20, she received a Preseren Award from the Academy of Music in Ljubljana for her exceptional artistic achievements in the previous year.

Besides solo projects she is an active chamber musician, notably playing with the Weimar Guitar Quartet, but also in guitar duo, duo with violin, duo with accordion and trio with violin and accordion. She is also an advocate of Slovenian music, which she regularly includes in her programs.