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Jonathan Smith's Graduate Solo Recital

University of Akron Master of Music candidate, Jonathan Smith, played his solo recital on Wed., April 9, 2014, at the First Congregational Church in Akron. He played brilliantly. First prize-winner in the recent Stroud All-Ohio Classical Guitar Competition, Smith again proved his mettle with a challenging program of varied and unusual works, handled with professional aplomb. Bravo Jon!!

Memorizing, Part II: Doing It Backwards

Memorizing, Part I: Three Legs to Stand On