Friday February 21, 2014
Music Building, room 127
Guitarist Paul Bowman is one of today's advocates of new music for the guitar. Modern composers have written over 50 works for him, including music by John Eaton, Ursula Mamlok, Charles Norman Mason, Craig First, Alain-Michel Riou, Dorothy Hindman, Keith Carpenter, Easley Blackwood and Yehuda Yannay.
Dr. Bowman earned BM and MM degrees in classical guitar Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York, and the DMA in Contemporary Performance from the University of California at San Diego. He has studied with guitarists Sharon Isbin and Carlos Barbosa-Lima, among many others. He studied new music interpretation with flutist Harvey Sollberger, pianist Aleck Karis, bassist Mark Dresser and flutist John Fonville. Dr. Bowman has given master classes in classical guitar at exotic location's such as Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus and, at the not-so exotic Birmingham-Southern College. To date, Dr. Bowman has produced a 13 compact disc boxed set of published and unpublished studio recordings.
For more information on Paul Bowman, visit his website: