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Contact: Katryn Conlin, Communications Director
651-385-6364, kconlin@southeastmn.edu

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Southeast Technical's Student Guitar Show coming up on May 12 at in Red Wing 

Student GuitarsAlmost 80 newly built musical instruments to be displayed and played in concert for the first time

Southeast Technical Student Guitar Show
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 11 am to 1 pm
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, Red Wing Campus
308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing, MN
Admission: Free

 

  • Includes concerts on two stages and display of new musical instruments
  • Raffle for hand-made guitar - Drawing at 12:30 pm

 

Red Wing, MN (April 8, 2015) - This spring, students in the guitar and violin labs at Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical in Red Wing are focused intently on their work as they build flattop, archtop and electric guitars, mandolins, ukuleles and at least one hurdy gurdy.

Though as of early April these instruments are still in various stage of assembly, most of them will be ready to play at this year's annual Student Guitar Show on May 12. Almost 80 extraordinary new hand-crafted custom instruments will be on display. The instruments will be played for the first time on stage by professional Twin Cities musicians, including Bill Cagley, Sarah Cagley, Mike Cramer, and Phil Heywood.

Guitar Raffle: Instructor David Vincent and other faculty members have contributed to the construction of a beautiful handmade steel string guitar which will be raffled off at the Guitar Show. Raffle tickets are $5.00; proceeds benefit the Roger Benedict Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting Southeast Technical students in the string instrument repair and building programs.

For more information or high resolution photographs, contact Katryn Conlin, kconlin@southeastmn.edu (1-651-385-6364).

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With a clear mission of "Education for Employment," Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical provides students a strong foundation for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they will need for a lifetime of learning. Its Winona and Red Wing campuses merged in 1992, becoming Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical in 1999. For more information, visit www.southeastmn.edu.



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