Guitarist Richard Kendrick performs original compositions under the stars - Article, Office of College Advancement

Tuesday, May 28, 2013—Reprinted from Tri-City Voice.

Submitted by Ohlone College.

Fill your night with swinging jazz, soulful blues, and lively rock as guitarist and composer Richard Kendrick breaks open SummerFest 2013 with "Richard Kendrick and Friends" on Saturday, June 1. Kendrick shares his original guitar compositions under the stars in the Ohlone College Outdoor Amphitheatre accompanied by a group of talented "friends" that he's been training on guitar over the year.

Well known locally, Kendrick brings almost 40 years of training and experience in the music profession, having studied with leading Bay Area guitarists including Tuck Andress, Warren Nunes, and Richard Flores. Kendrick graduated from Ohlone College before earning a Master's in Music Performance at California State University East Bay. After graduating, he began teaching, composing, and performing. He's taught music history, music fundamentals, rock/blues guitar, jazz guitar, and music theory for bass and guitar at Ohlone for over 15 years.

In addition to teaching at Ohlone, Kendrick founded the Mission San Jose School of Guitar, which he has owned and operated since 1997, and published multiple books and many musical compositions.

For tickets and more information, call (510) 659-6031 or visit www.smithcenter.com.

  • Richard Kendrick and Friends
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 8 p.m.
  • Smith Center Amphitheatre at Ohlone College
    43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont
  • (510) 659-6031
  • www.smithcenter.com
  • Tickets: $12 General Admission, $2 Event Parking

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