CONCERT–David Crabbs/Steven Kennedy (dual concert)
February 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm$15
An active guitar instructor and performer in the central Iowa region, Steven maintains a large studio of students in the Des Moines area, and is in high demand for both formal concerts and other music performances. Additionally, he teaches guitar at Simpson College in Indianola, and Central College in Pella. His debut CD, Pequeño vals para Florencia, was released at the end of 2013.
He received his Master of Music degree from Belmont University (Nashville, TN) and his Bachelor of Music degree from Simpson College; both in classical guitar performance. He has performed in master classes for notable guitarists Jason Vieaux, Jerome Ducharme, and Petar Jankovic, and additionally has observed classes given by Eliot Fisk, Christopher Parkening, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Douglas Niedt, Jorge Caballero, Aniello Desiderio, Denis Azabagić, and Matt Palmer. Along with his experience in classical music, Steven is also proficient in various commercial music genres including rock, metal, jazz, and blues.
Steven currently serves as the president of the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society – an organization that actively promotes classical guitar music and education across the state of Iowa.
David Crabbs is an Iowa native and is the classical guitar instructor at Drake University. David is also the owner and instructor of the Ankeny Guitar Studio in Ankeny, Iowa where he resides.