Don Ross to kick off Harding University Arts and Life Concert Series September 22

SEARCY, Ark. (Sept. 14, 2016) — Harding University will host guitarist Don Ross Thursday, September 22, as the first performer in the Arts and Life Concert Series. Ross will perform at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium.

After studying composition, electronic music and sound recording at Toronto’s York University, Ross won the U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship in 1988. In 1996, Ross won again – becoming the only guitarist to ever win the championship twice. Ross has toured across Canada, the U.S., Australia, and many European and Asian countries. He has performed with Canadian and German symphony orchestras. Ross was the first musician to sign with Milwaukee-based CandyRat Records in 2005. His recent projects include a duo album “12:34,” with Calum Graham and three solo guitar albums, “Upright,” “Locked Position” and “PS 15.”

Tickets are $5 at the door and $3 if purchased in advance. Season tickets are available for $10. Information about the complete season and a link to purchase tickets can be found at

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years and has been recognized as a top 25 school in the South. Harding also maintains study abroad programs in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy, and Zambia. For more information visit

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