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The Front Row

The Front Row – Classical Minds Guitar Institute

Houston guitarist Valerie Hartzell and classically-trained singer-songwriter Jennifer Grassman share solo guitar pieces and original songs, previewing the joint recital that they’ll present tomorrow night at the University of Houston, benefitting this year’s Classical Minds Guitar Institute, associated with the Texas Music Festival…


Classical guitarist, Valerie Hartzell, and singer, song-writer and pianist, Jennifer Grassman, jointly present a benefit concert tomorrow evening  in Dudley Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building on the central campus of the University of Houston. Proceeds from box-office sales will be go into the prize fund for the Guitar Competition that will be presented as part of this year’s “Classical Minds” Guitar Institute, a week-long training workshop, founded and directed by Ms. Hartzell. Hartzell and Grassman get together in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download