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Morning Workshops

Phillip de Fremery 
Latin American Heritage Workshop 
10:00 a.m.

A former student of Oscar Ghiglia and Andres Segovia, Phillip de Fremery began his study of the guitar in 1963.  He later enrolled at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under full scholarship, graduating in 1970.  In 1972, he was named the assistant to Oscar Ghiglia at the Aspen Music Festival, and gave master classes in Aspen until 1975.  During this period, he concertized extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Western Europe.  1998 will mark the release of his first commercial recording, "Music of the Spanish and Latin American Heritages" (compact disk).  In 1996, Mr. de Fremery was commissioned by Mme. Anres Segovia to transcribe from Segovia's recordings all of the previously unpublished works to be published by Edizioni Musicali Berben, Ancona, Italy, in late 1998. 

Mr. de Fremery currently teaches at Holyoke Community College, Westfield State College, Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, and for the Performing Arts Division at the University of Massachusetts. 

Photo credit:  Tiffany Slayton