Open Concert featuring Tariq Harb
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Join Jordanian-Canadian Classical Guitarist Tariq Harb and participants from the Banff Musicians In Residence program for an evening of musical exploration.
Jordanian-Canadian guitarist Tariq Harb has appeared at music festivals and in concert halls around the world as a solo musician, chamber musician, and soloist with orchestra. He is a first-prize winner in the Barrios WWW Competition in Paraguay and in the Montreal International Classical Guitar Competition, among other competition awards. His playing demonstrates "not just his flawless technique but also his refined taste and a great, innate sense for truly beautiful interpretation." (The Jordan Times) Chosen as the CBC Radio NEXT! guitarist in 2013, Harb was celebrated as "Canada's next classical guitar superstar" and was showcased performing on radio and live at the Glenn Gould studios in Toronto. Future engagements include performing the Concierto de Aranjuez with the Amman Symphony Orchestra and his Carnegie Hall solo concert debut in New York. Harb holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Toronto and is currently on faculty as Professor of Guitar at Concordia University's Music Department in Montreal. Tariq Harb is sponsored by Hill Guitar Company, Savarez, and LaBella Strings.