Pavlo - An extravaganza of Mediterranean passion
Mediterranean guitarist appearing at Thrasher.
The composer, guitarist, singer and recording artist, Pavlo, makes a “first of its kind” appearance at the historic Thrasher Opera House on Saturday, May 3, at The master guitarist composes in a style of music best described as "Mediterranean music"; a music that combines influences of Flamenco, Latin, Classical and Mediterranean guitar mixed together with the Greek Bouzouki.
Pavlo could have been a lawyer or he could have spent his life teaching music, but the truth is - all of his life, Pavlo wanted to do one thing only…play the guitar. From the moment Pavlo was born, it seems the stars would line up to fall where he might wish.
Since the time the guitar topped Pavlo’s Christmas wish list at the age of five, he believed he was meant to entertain the entire world. By the age of twelve, Pavlo had composed his first song, and by thirteen, he would throw himself onstage and in front of any audience that would listen.
As a teenager, Pavlo would play in several rock and roll bands, and at the same time, would achieve honour roll in school, and then enthusiastically study flamenco guitar, classical guitar and the art of song writing.
In his early twenties, Pavlo would continue playing in rock bands; he worked odd jobs; finished university; studied entertainment law, and on the weekends, he would have fun playing with a Greek wedding band.
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Since then, Pavlo has released seven albums; a culmination of over a half million records sold and has toured around the world every year consistently, playing over one hundred and fifty concerts per year.
In 2000, he received a Juno Nomination for Best Instrumental Album of the Year (
The Pavlo concert is sponsored in part by the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board with Funds from the State of