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Valley City hosts an international guitarist



Valley City, North Dakota – The Valley City State University Center for the Fine Arts Performance Hall will host a performance by international guitarist Lakovos Kolanian on Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m.

His international appearances include ones in Greece and other countries throughout Europe.

Sabir’s Dining and Lounge, the music department at VCSU, the Bridges Arts Council, and the North Dakota Council on the Arts all provided funding to make this performance possible.

Lakovos Kolanian studied classical guitar under Evangelos Assimakopoulos at the National Conservatory of Athens, Greece, where he received his diploma in 1985.

He has been working with the “Philippos Nakas” musical publishing firm for the past three years, recording both CDs and producing various music books.

Kolanian is the director of the guitar department of the “Contemporary Music Education” Conservatory in Athens, Greece, as well as a professor at the “Phillippos Nakas” Conservatory. Kolanian also performs and creates art.