Senior Guitarist Alec Thompson Completes Spring Recital May 28
Posted on June 2, 2020 by Keith Bohnet
USA student guitarist Alec Thompson successfully completed his Senior Guitar Recital
on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital
Hall. The concert was presented in front of an empty house due to coronavirus protections,
and all personnel involved in this concert maintained proper social distancing per
university and local guidelines.
This recital was the culmination of Thompson's time as a student at South Alabama. As an undergraduate performer, he was a member of several elite ensembles, including the USA Guitar Ensemble, and also functioned as a key part of USA's Music Business program.
Alec Thompson's final recital was presented in partial fulfillment of the degree Bachelor of Music with Concentration in Elective Studies in Business. Thompson is a student of Mark Habib.
His concert program included the following pieces --
Romanza (a 19th Century work of anonymous origin)
Prelude No. 4 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Cavatina by Stanley Myers (arranged for guitar duo by Anthony Glise)
Julia Florida by Agustin Barrios
La Catedral by Agustin Barrios
Guardame las vacas by Luis de Narvaez
The Ballads (Suite for Guitar) by Nikita Koshkin
Bourree in E minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
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