Join us December 23rd at the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts where guitarist Robert Bekkers will play some of your favorite classical and festive music from Italy, Spain, Portugal and much more. You will be taken away to different locations by Roberts mastery of the guitar and his lively and exhilarating rendition of each piece of music.
About the Artist: Dr Robert Bekkers earned his Doctorate in Musical Arts (DMA) in classical guitar at the New England Conservatory under Eliot Fisk in May 2018. He is active in the community as conductor of the Boston Guitar Orchestra and guitar instructor at Gordon College, South Shore Conservatory, and at Middlesex Community College. Dr Bekkers is a resident artist at the Walter Baker Artist Lofts in Historic Lower Mills in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Here he also teaches individual and group lessons in a variety of styles for both Ukulele and guitar. Born near Eindhoven, Netherlands, Robert earned his performing and teaching degrees (Bachelor and Master of Music) at the Conservatory of Maastricht. During the seven years there, he won a scholarship to study contemporary music with Angelo Gilardino in Italy.
For those who cannot attend the concert live in Cambridge, MA, we offer an option to purchase tickets to listen live and enjoy the melodies from the comfort of your own home.
All attendees must wear properly fitted facemasks when not eating or drinking. Proof of vaccination required at entry for attendees above the age of 12.
This event is hosted by RULA (riseuplebanon.org) which is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All proceeds will go to charity to support RULA affiliated organizations helping people in need of food assistance, medical support and education in Lebanon.