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Sharon Isbin plays Aspen Music Festival w/Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo / Colorado Public Radio interview

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Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin has probably done more to advance her instrument than any other living guitarist. She's released more than 25 discs, played with more than 170 orchestras around the world and commissioned pieces by composers like John Corigliano, Joan Tower and Ned Rorem. In 1989, she founded the classical guitar program at The Juilliard School. She also runs the guitar program at the Aspen Music Festival and School.

Hear Sharon Isbin perform with guitarists Stanley Jordan and Romero Lubambo live from the Aspen Music Festival and School at 8 p.m. Thursday AUGUST 6TH in a SummerFest concert on CPR Classical.

Isbin spoke with CPR Classical from Aspen, where she was preparing for a concert with jazz guitarists Stanley Jordan and Romero Lubambo. The conversation touched on how she started playing the instrument, her musical collaborations and her work as a teacher. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW

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- See more at: https://www.cpr.org/classical/story/interview-how-sharon-isbin-took-classical-guitar-new-heights#sthash.MZuwSRkI.dpuf