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Marcus Ramahlo de Jesus to Present Guitar Recital

March 16, 2016, Iowa Marcus Ramahlo de Jesus, a Clarke University graduate, will perform a classical guitar recital at Clarke University in Jansen Music Hall on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Ramahlo de Jesus is a Brazilian guitarist who graduated from Clarke in 2014. Currently, he studies at Southern Illinois University where he will finish his master’s degree in classical guitar performance. He performs in many orchestras, including the honor of being principal guitarist of the Southern Illinois University guitar orchestra.

"Marcus is a very fine young musician,” said Miles McConnell, adjunct professor of Music at Clarke who teaches guitar. “He has a winning combination of solid technical abilities on the guitar, strong musicianship, and an engaging stage presence. Marcus has a bright future in music, and he will be sure to deliver a very enjoyable evening of guitar playing."

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs.  Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.

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