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Forensic Lutherie: Behind the Scenes of Historical Guitar Restoration


Jeffrey R. Elliott

One of our country’s most accomplished guitar makers and restorers, Jeffrey Elliott will discuss “Forensic Lutherie: Behind the Scenes of Historical Guitar Restoration.” Lutherie refers to the crafting of stringed instruments, including the guitar. His lecture will focus on the restoration of two famous classical guitars, an 1869 Francisco González and an 1888 Antonio de Torres.

Lecture is FREE with Museum admission.

2016 MFA Guitar Festival Schedule:

February 25: Michael Chapdelaine

March 19: Jeffrey Elliott, Lecture Only

March 20: Jason Vieaux

April 17: Adam Holzman

May 1: Jeremy Jouve

May 15: Andrew York

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March 19, 2016

3–4 pm

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