The UNLV Performing Arts Center welcomes the “lyrical” and “insightful” (Washington Post) 25-year-old Mak Grgic at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19 in the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall as part of the Allegro Guitar Series at UNLV. Having performed worldwide, Grgic recently took first prize at the guitar competition Luigi Mozzani in Italy and the Pacific Guitar Festival and Competition in California.
Mak has been invited to venues worldwide, including the Sandpoint Festival with the Spokane Symphony, the Allegro Guitar Series in Texas, the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, in performance with the Assad Brothers and cello super-star Joshua Roman for Strings on Fire, Strathmore Hall in North Bethesda, MD, Pepperdine University as a guest of Christopher Parkening, Portland Classical Guitar, Guitar Festival Mikulov, Piran Music Nights and The Sounds of Six Strings, Cankarjev Dom, Slovenia. As a new Young Artist in Residence at Da Camera Society of Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles, he will appear with JACK Quartet in the premiere of a new work by composer and member of the Philip Glass Ensemble, David Crowell, and in recitals with the young, brilliant cellist Jeremiah Campbell.
Tickets to Mak Grgic are $40, and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 895-ARTS (2787) or online at pac.unlv.edu. Student rush tickets are $13 each (not inclusive of the facilities fee), and available one hour prior to each event, based on availability and with valid student I.D. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available. A $1.50 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket price, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Information about all of the season’s performances can be found on the Performing Arts Center website, located at pac.unlv.edu.
Founded in 1976, the Performing Arts Center at UNLV is Southern Nevada’s original performing arts venue, celebrating nearly 40 years of arts in Las Vegas. Located on the north end of the UNLV campus, the PAC hosts a variety of performances and is home to the Charles Vanda Master Series. At the UNLV PAC, Southern Nevadans can enjoy the arts nearly every day of the year. The Performing Arts Center is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV and the UNLV music and dance departments, the Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The Center also hosts more than 50,000 Clark County School District students yearly for productions, festivals and concerts.