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Julio Alves/Solen Dikener Duo
April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10
The Alves-Dikener Guitar/Cello Duo featuring Marshall University faculty members Dr. Julio Alves (classical guitar) and Dr. Soien Dikener (cello) will perform on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Ohio University Southern’s Bowman Auditorium. This is the last Ironton Council for the Arts 2018-2019 season subscription concert. Tickets are $10 and are available at the performance. Free for OU students with valid ID.
Dr. Julio Ribeiro Alves earned a D.M. degree in Guitar Performance and Music Literature from Indiana University Jacob s School of Music. At Marshall, Dr. Alves oversees the guitar area teaching applied lessons, guitar literature, guitar pedagogy, guitar, techniques, fretboard harmony, and directing the M.U. Guitar ensemble. He also teaches music styles, music theory and aural skills. He regularly performs as a solo player in various chamber music settings. His programs feature music from various ethnicities and historical periods. He has performed in diverse venues in countries such as Brazil, the U.S., Costa Rica, Spain, and Italy. Dr. Alves has been featured on several CD recordings.
Dr. Solen Dikener was born into a musical family and earned his doctorate degree (DMA) from Michigan State University. A full professor of music, Dikener has been teaching at Marshall University since 2002. He is a founding member of the Capital Trio from New York and has been performing concerts in the U.S. since 1997. Throughout his career he has performed concerts in the U.S., Germany, Austria, France, Turkey and the U.K., in collaboration with many great artists. He published 7 CD recordings that feature the music of composers from Turkey and the U.S.