poster for concert by George Seror IIIGUITARIST PERFORMS FIRST UALBANY CONCERT

The University at Albany Department of Music is pleased to present guitarist George Seror III in a solo recital featuring works of Bach, Tarrega, Llobet and more on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 7pm at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center on the uptown campus.

George Seror III is a classical guitarist, lecturer and researcher in the field of music cognition. He has studied classical guitar with Sten Isachsen, Joel Brown and Paul Quigley. He holds degrees in Music Performance/Education and Music Business from Schenectady County Community College and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University at Albany in Music and Psychology. Seror received a Master of Arts in Psychology in 2011 and is currently completing a Ph.D. in Cognitive Developmental Psychology. He recently joined the faculty as an artist-in-residence in the Music Department at UAlbany and also serves as an adjunct lecturer in the Psychology Department.   His research focuses on music cognition, memory and attention.  He is a member of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition where he presented his master’s thesis research on pitch perception in consonant and dissonant harmonic intervals at the 2011 conference.

Seror performs regularly as a solo artist and chamber musician, including performances for the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York; Christ the King Church in Guilderland; St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady; and two recent performances as part of a guitar orchestra with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. He has also performed in master classes with Matthew Ardizzone and 2011 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition winner Vladimir Gorbach.

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $4 for students, seniors & UAlbany faculty/staff and may be purchased through the Performing Arts Center Box Office.  For further information, contact the Box Office at (518) 442-3997.