Philadelphia Classical Guitar Trio to Perform at Concord College, Thursday, March 25

For Immediate Release: 
Mar 15 2004

Philadelphia Classical Guitar Trio to Perform at Concord College, Thursday, March 25

Athens, W. Va. - The Philadelphia Classical Guitar Trio will enlighten and entertain at Concord College, Thursday, March 25, 2004,at 8 p.m., in the main auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

Marisol Rampolla, Michael Simmons and Thomas Smith will delight with their unique sound of classical and Hispanic music. The program will include songs from artists such as Joplin, Cervantes and Bizet.

The trio will perform for the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour 2004, Associacion Musicos de Latinoamericanos, and the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society. The trio was featured at the 1999 Festival Internacional de Guitarra de Puerto Rico. Their CD was released in 2000 featuring songs they will perform at Concord.

Marisol Rampolla studied in Spain with Jose Tomas and David Russell. She also teaches at the Community College of Philadelphia, Settlement School of Music and Ancillae Assumpta Academy. Michael Simmons teaches at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Penn., and the Woodlynde School in Strafford, Penn. The Pedrick-Hutson Duo has recorded Thomas Smith’s recent composition of “River Rising.” He also has many other published arrangements that will be performed at the concert.

For further information call the Concord College Box Office at 1-304-384-5101 or email


CONCORD COLLEGE NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5231 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the College on campus.

Antoinette Lewis, a student in Concord College’s communication arts department wrote this press release. Her hometown is Sophia, W.Va.