Doors open at 7:30 pm
8 pm - 9 pm
Ivan Resendiz will perform classical guitar and share personal anecdotes from his life as an immigrant from Mexico.
Originally from Mexico City, Ivan Resendiz began his study of classical guitar at the age of sixteen at the Escuela Superior de Música (ESM) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) in Mexico City under the instruction of teacher Alejandro Mendez. Ivan Resendiz has performed in Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, and in many cities throughout the United States in events such as competitions, university courses and concerts. Ivan has been a finalist in thirteen international competitions, receiving Top Prizes since 2008. Ivan was also chosen to represent Mexico as one of the ten international finalists in the World Guitar Competition in April of 2012 in Serbia. Since 2011, Ivan Resendiz has directed and organized the Latin American Guitar Festival in Chicago where he currently lives.
A Night with Ivan Resendiz is part of LATINxARTS a four-week long program at Hairpin Arts Center featuring exclusively latino/a/x artists. September 15th – October 15th features “Eye Level” an art exhibition curated by JGV/WAR featuring installations by Andrea Peralas and Jose Resendiz, as well as free workshops, discussions, and performances. All events are free to the public – and all donations made at the door or online will go to the artists involved!
See the full line-up at www.hairpinartscenter.org!