Eric Slavin, Clasical Guitarist


King's Concert Series Presents...

Eric Slavin, classical guitarist, Friday, February 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m., at St. Louis King of France Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas, as part of the new King’s Concert Music Series. Based on dreams, the music will be by Rosheger, Moscardini, Coronel, Towner, and Aguirre.  Child friendly. The suggested donation is $15 general public, and $10 for seniors and students. For more information, call the church at 512-454-0384 ext. 202.

Born on a United States Marine Base in Hiroshima, Japan. Slavin is a professional guitarist and teacher in the Austin area, bilingual in Spanish and English. Coming from a musical family, his grandmother, Elena Slavnaia was a celebrated soprano singer who sang at the Steinway Concert Hall in 1931. Eric’s musical aspirations started as a child studying piano under the Hungarian pianist Agi Rado. He later studied guitar and music, most notably in Washington, D.C. under John Marlow, Jerzy Sapieyevski and Haig Mardirosian. In 1988 he was an intern at the Hector Villa-Lobos Library and Museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the ensuing years he has had the privilege to study with well-known Latin American guitar pedagogues and composers such as Abel Carlevaro and Guido Santorsola from Uruguay. Eric is a founding member of the award-winning Santa Fe Guitar Quartet from Argentina, which has toured the world for 27 years, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. A graduate of The American University, Washington, D.C., Erichas a Master’s Degree in Chamber Music and Pedagogy from New Mexico State University. Eric has two solo CDs, Serenade (2010) and his newest CD entitled Dreamscapes, a collection of songs realized in dreams from composers throughout the world.