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Guitar professor returns from teaching in Croatia
By Ante Katalinic | Published  01/1/1970 | News , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Guitar professor returns from teaching in Croatia

Miroslav Loncar, associate professor of guitar and artist-in-residence at William Carey University, recently returned from spending the summer teaching guitar in his home country of Croatia. He and wife, Natasa, conducted the seventh annual International Summer Guitar School in Karlovac, Croatia, and the eighth annual Summer Guitar School in Imotski, Croatia. 


Much like the guitar workshops and classes Loncar teaches in Hattiesburg, the classes taught students at their personal skill levels and expanded their knowledge of classical and contemporary guitar.

While in Croatia, the Loncars performed with the William Carey University Guitar Quartet. Miroslav Loncar also conducted research in Prague on Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni."

The summer guitar schools are an annual event.

"The experiences of world travel and playing with people of different cultures is very important for an artist," Miroslav Loncar said.

As the founder and director of the guitar schools in Karlovac and Imotski, Miroslav Loncar also founded the Aguado Guitar Competition and the WCU Summer Guitar Festival, both events held in Hattiesburg.

The WCU Guitar Ensemble will perform a tribute to Johann Kaspar Mertz at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Lucile Parker Gallery. Miroslav Loncar also will perform in concert with Ellen Elder, associate professor of music at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Carey, and again in a Mozart and Schumann themed concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Both concerts will take place in the Smith Auditorium.

For more information about the guitar program at Carey or to find out about upcoming concerts and workshops call the Winters School of Music at (601) 318-6175 or e-mail Miroslav Loncar at

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by Dino)

    Thanks for the information, hope to make it to the show!
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