Lily Afshar, Professor of Guitar

She holds many awards including the 2000 Orville H. Gibson Award for Best Female Classical Guitarist, “Artistic Ambassador” for the United States Information Agency to Africa, and the 2000 Eminent Faculty Award at the University of Memphis.  She has recorded several albums for Summit Records including 24 Caprichos de Goya by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.  Afshar is currently the head of the guitar program at the University of Memphis.  The ASU Lecture~Concert Series presents diverse programs to enrich the cultural life of the campus, community and region. All programs are free and open to the public.