Live from St. Mark’s Fall Series Filmed live at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:30 pm
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Reade Park, age 15, is a student in the Pre-College Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studies guitar with Scott Cmiel, as well as composition with Robert Chastain. Reade was the first-place winner in both the Sierra Nevada Guitar Youth Competition in 2018 and Classical Guitar West’s SFBay Classical Guitar Youth Competition in 2020, as well as a junior finalist for CalASTA San Francisco’s 2020 Solo Competition. He has performed in master classes for Julian Gray, David Leisner, Judicaël Perroy, Meng Su, Ben Verdery, and Jason Vieaux, among others. Outside the Conservatory, Reade enjoys studying math, playing classical piano pieces with swing, and cultivating carnivorous plants.
Eric Wang, 16, is from San Jose, California, and started classical guitar at age 4. He is currently studying under Robert Miller at California Conservatory of Music. Wang is the 1st prize winner of the 2018 Guitar Foundation of America’s (GFA) International Youth Competition, Junior Division. During the same GFA competition, his ensemble at the California Conservatory of Music won the 1st prize of International Ensemble Competition Large Ensemble Youth Division. Wang has had many master classes with distinguished guitarists such as David Russell, Zoran Dukic, Nicholas Goluses, Marcus Tardelli, Ian O’Sullivan, and Montenegrian Guitar Duo. He was recently invited to a master class with Maestro Manuel Barrueco for precollege guitar virtuosos. Wang is also the 1st prize winner of the 2019 Parkening Young Guitarists Competition at Pepperdine University.