Classical Guitarist Paul Bowman Performs at Chapman Cultural Center

December 15, 2015 at 9:39 am

Classically trained guitarist Paul Bowman will perform free of charge this Sunday, Dec. 20, at Chapman Cultural Center, 2-4 p.m., as part of the Center’s weekly Sundays Unplugged program.

One of the most accomplished guitarists in the region, Bowman has more than 30 years of experience performing weddings, corporate events, and in restaurants and resorts. With a Doctorate of Musical Arts from U.C. San Diego and advanced degrees in classical guitar from Manhattan School of Music New York, Bowman’s music ranges from familiar wedding classics like Pachelbel’s Canon in D to light jazz, Beatles hits to church hymns, standards to Brazilian, and Broadway tunes to light pop. As a fingerstyle, nylon-string guitarist, Bowman won first prize at the VI International Classical Guitar Competition and was a finalist at the Guitar Foundation of America’s Classical Guitar Competition.

Sundays Unplugged is a weekly program of Chapman Cultural Center that provides casual and cultural entertainment every Sunday, 1-5 p.m., with free concerts by regional singer-songwriters, 2-4 p.m. Musicians and genres vary week-to-week to showcase the breadth of local musical talent. Patrons are also invited to enjoy free admission to Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, and the Student Galleries. Spartanburg Science Center is open for a small fee.

For more information on Sundays Unplugged events and activities at Chapman Cultural Center, call (864) 542-ARTS or visit