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Join us for our annual Sundays in the Garden Fall Concert Series featuring the classical guitar music of Ana Maria Iordache. The concert is free with admission and free for members as one of the many amazing membership benefits.

Be sure to visit the cash bar for beer and wine, prickly pear lemonade, and our famous prickly pear margaritas. Treat yourself to a wonderful afternoon outdoors, sipping wine, and listening to live music. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. The concert series is brought you in part by the Tucson Guitar Society.

 

 

Born in Bucharest, Romania, Ana Maria Iordache began playing the guitar at the age of six with Eugen Mang. She received her Bachelor in Music Performance within the National University of Music in Bucharest under the tutelage of Conf. Dr. Catalin Stefanescu- Patrascu. In June 2018 she graduated Cum Laude from “Master in Classical Guitar Performance” within the University of Alicante, Spain. Currently she is pursuing her Master’s Degree at the University of Arizona with Tom Patterson and artists in residence David Russell, Sergio and Odair Assad.

Ana Maria has been awarded numerous prizes in various international competitions, amongst which the 1st prize in the “Classical Guitar International Competition Sinaia – România”, ̈ Eduard Pamfil ̈ , ̈ Maeştrii Chitarei ̈ , “European Competition for Young Guitarists – Andres Segovia” Velbert, Germany, 2nd prize in “Concurso International de Guitarra Andres Segovia – Ciudad de Linares 2018”, Spain and 3rd prize in “Festival/ Concurso Internacional de Amarante 2019”, Portugal.

Ana Maria maintained a regular performing career. She was invited to give concerts on most prestigious stages in her home country as well as in Europe (Spain, France and Germany) and the United States (Tucson, Patagonia). At the age of 14 she made her debut with the Tirgu Mures Philharmonic at the International Classical Guitar Festival- Tirgu Mures. Her work as a performer includes several chamber music projects. Ana Maria played in various guitar ensembles – duos, trios, quartet and other instruments ensembles- violin, flute, piano and string quartet. As a member of Ana Maria & Mihaela Iordache Duo, she won the first prize in the Transilvania Chamber Music Competition 2008.

Her participation in masterclasses alongside personalities of the classical guitar world such as David Russell, Manuel Barrueco, Pepe Romero, Ricardo Gallén, Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Costas Cotsiolis, Carlo Marchione etc has polished and outlined her interpretation.

In 2017 she released her debut album “Reverie”, produced by the Romanian label E&E Music Production.

Ana Maria Iordache plays a guitar made by Constantin Dumitriu. See Ana Maria perform here.