Berta Rojas delights

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ As part of the 2014 Xavier University Music Series, the Xavier community was treated to a solo performance by renowned classical guitarist Berta Rojas on Nov. 9 in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. The two-hour program had classical Latin folk songs, waltzes and salsas by composers such as Manuel M. Ponce, Agustin Pio Barrios Mangore and Julio Cesar Oliva. This performance, which featured Rojas alone onstage with her guitar under a spotlight, was a listening experience most do not often have with guitar players. In a time when the general public associates the guitar with … Continue reading Berta Rojas delights