Performing solo classical guitar at the Omni Grove Park Inn Sunday mornings. Open to the public in the Great Hall from 10:00 am until 12:00pm. I am celebrating my 12th season. I perform arrangements of popular classics and standards as well as classical music for select wedding ceremonies throughout the Asheville area.
Price Range: $250.00 and up.
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
Insurance: Commercial General Liability, 1 million, 3 million aggregate
What to Expect
Elegant classics and popular arrangements for solo guitar.
Lou Mowad holds a Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance from the University of Arizona, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from Florida International University, and an Associate of Arts from Miami-Dade College. All his degrees were acquired on performance scholarships. He has studied with many of the world's greatest classical guitarists and teachers.
In addition, he has been asked to adjudicate competitions for the Music Teachers National Association and the Guitar Foundation of America. He has been on the faculty of Florida International University, Barry University, Miami Dade and Broward Colleges, as well as the New England Music Camp in Maine during the summers. Together with his wife Yasmin he has toured throughout the world with performances in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and a five city tour of South Korea. They have also performed on television, radio, and premiered many new works for the guitar, including the Concerto in D Minor by Francis Kleynjans, dedicated to the duo. They have also been recognized and recommended by the National Endowment for the Arts and have received numerous grants and awards. ((link hidden))
As a teacher, his students have studied and graduated from many of the finest music schools, including Indiana University, Florida State University, the University of Miami, Boston Conservatory, Barcelona Conservatory in Barcelona, Spain, the Franz Liszt Hochschule fur Musik in Weimar, Germany and the University of Arizona to name a few.
Lou currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina and is currently on the faculty of Brevard College in Brevard North Carolina and has studios in Downtown Asheville and Brevard College Brevard, N.C.
Past Booked Events
|June 18, 2016 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach)
So in Love (Porter)
Cinema Paradiso (Morricone)
Sleepers Awake (Bach)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
Wonderful Tonight (Clapton)
I Will (Beatles)
Here comes the Sun (Beatles)
Here, There and Everywhere (Beatles)
Wonderful World (Armstrong)
While my Guitar Gently Weeps (Beatles)
Over the Rainbow (Arlen)
Rumores de la Caleta (Albeniz)
Cello Suite in D (Bach)
Sheebeg and Sheemore (Celtic)
O’Carolan’s Draught (Celtic)
Lute Suite e minor (Bach)
Many many more....
Influences & Inspiration
I love all styles of music provided it is performed well.
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