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Sharon Isbin is 2015 ELLNORA artist-in-residence / Grateful Web

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On September 10, 11, and 12, 2015, an array of guitarists will gather for the sixth ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The event will once again will present distinctive and influential players from around the globe including Rodrigo y Gabriela, Punch Brothers, Los Lobos, Bucky and John Pizzarelli, Dan Zanes, and Drive-By Truckers, John Scofield and Jon Cleary, Valerie June, Andy McKee, Earth, David Hidalgo and Marc Ribot, and Jessica Lea Mayfield.
 
This year's ELLNORA artist-in-residence is Triple Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin. An ELLNORA alum whose incredible career has included over 25 albums and the distinction of founding the Juilliard School's guitar department and overseeing the Aspen Music Festival, Isbin is also a noted author, recipient of Guitar Player's "Best Classical Guitarist" award, and subject of the one-hour documentary Sharon Isbin: Troubadour.  READ THE FULL Grateful Web ARTICLE