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Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux performs next Tuesday at 7:30 at Madisonville Community College's Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. At the age of 19, Vieaux won the Guitar Foundation of America's International Competition. He's also the first classical musician featured on NPR's Tiny Desk series, having fostered a long relationship with public radio from playing on Performance Today. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about his early training, his experience winning a Grammy and his upcoming show in Madisonville.

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher returns to the Calloway County Public Library for a performance tonight (Thursday, May 16) at 6:30 p.m. According to the library's website, The New York based artist made his professional debut at the age of 15. He now tours the country, performing over 100 concerts each year. Tonight's event is free and will be in the Calloway County Public Library meeting room. Try to get there early, space is limited.

Peter Fletcher is a renowned classical guitarist. He's performed at many of the great classical music venues throughout the US, including numerous sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall. And, he'll be performing at Carnegie Hall again this April. He's a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, and has performed with and taken master classes with some of the great guitarists of our time. He performed this week at the Calloway County Public Library. You can listen to a full conversation with Fletcher, including a couple of in studio performances, above.