La Maja de Goya by Enrique Granados, transcribed for classical guitar by Miguel Llobet, is performed in the Danforth Chapel, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College (Lakeland FL) by classical guitarist, Robert Phillips. Originally written for piano, this gem of the Spanish classical music literature, influenced by flamenco, is considered to exemplify Spanish music. This piece has been played by all of the great masters of the guitar, notably by
Robert holds a B.S. in Music Education from Hofstra University, an M.A. in music from Brooklyn College, and a D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts) from the University of Miami. He is a former student of Rey de la Torre, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, David Starobin, Dennis Koster, Michael Cedric Smith, Rene Gonzalez, and Stanley Solo. He as also performed in master classes by Oscar Ghiglia, Eduardo Fernandez, and Sergio Assad.
He has performed in a variety of venues throughout the world, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.