The fourth concert of St. John’s “Celebration Series”, celebrating our 150th anniversary, will be on Saturday evening, January 17, 2009 at 7:30pm. This unique concert will feature Flamenco guitarist and Cornwall resident Greg Melnick. Sure to warm hearts and souls on a cold January night, Melnick will present a variety of flamenco styles to include Alegría, Solea, Tango, Farruca, Sevillana, Rumba and Zambra. There is a suggested donation of $7 and a reception with light refreshments will follow.
Greg Melnick, Flamenco guitarist, is a 30 year resident of Cornwall, New York, having graduated from Cornwall High School, class of 1990. In 2004, Greg began studying Flamenco guitar in New York City and he traveled to Spain in 2006 – visiting the region of Andalusia and the cities of Malaga, Seville, Jerez de Frontera and Cordoba – for intensive study and immersion of the Flamenco genre.