Pathereum Offers Free Concert On Sunday

By  //  February 15, 2013

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA Florida Institute of Technology’s WFIT 89.5 FM, a National Public Radio (NPR) station, and the city of Melbourne are presenting a series of free concerts at the Panthereum.

The Don Soledad Group will appear in a free concert on Sunday, Feb. 17 at the outdoor Panthereum by the Denius Student Center on the Florida Tech campus. (Image courtesy of Florida Tech)

The first concert is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17.

The outdoor Panthereum is located by the Denius Student Center on the FIT campus.

The concert will feature the Don Soledad Group. Members include Soledad, flamenco guitar; Jon Warcholak, upright bass; Kevin Kornicki, drum/percussion; and Raymond Santana, Latin percussion.

The ensemble brings alive the romance and allure of Spain and Soledad’s original compositions appeal to audiences of all ages.

Growing up in a musical family of guitarists and pianists in the San Francisco Bay Area, Soledad had a natural talent for playing various instruments at a young age. It was the Spanish flamenco guitar that eventually won his heart.

He studied traditional and modern flamenco on his own and under Mimi Fox, a jazz guitarist from the Berkeley Jazz School in Berkeley, Calif. After winning first-place in the “Best of the Bay” music talent contest at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, he toured all over Panama as a lead guitarist and worked with several artists from different music genres.

Soledad recently released an album, Soluna, last December.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair or enjoy the new seating at the Panthereum.

More information is available at DonSoledad.com or at WFIT.org.


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