The Front Row

The Front Row – Classical Minds Guitar Institute

The Kithara Duo [pictured] and guitarist Patrick Lui perform for us. The three musicians are all faculty artists at the 6th Annual Classical Minds Guitar Institute.

Award-winning guitarist Patrick Lui performs music by Barrios and Torroba, and the Kithara Duo (husband-and-wife guitarists Fernand Vera & Olga Amelkina-Vera) play some of their own compositions.  The guitarists are teaching and giving concerts this week as part of the Classical Minds Guitar Institute, June 15 – 20, at the University of Houston’s Texas Music Festival. KUHF’s Elaine Kennedy hosts this studio session.


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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