Concert features Spanish flair

Eric Harper performs with Oscar Clemotte at a concert at Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University Sunday (May 1).

Eric Harper performs with Oscar Clemotte at a concert at Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University Sunday (May 1).

Eric Harper brings a musical style born in Portugal and honed in the U.S. to Malaspina Theatre for a concert with Oscar Clemotte.

Harper moved to Nanaimo after spending eight years in Los Angeles composing and performing music.

He studied at the Conservatory of Braga in Portugal before transferring to Berklee College of Music in Boston where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music in film scoring.

A winner of the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Award, Harper composed the score for the Chinese film Waiting Alone and appeared in an Adidas commercial with golfer Sergio Garcia, for which he also composed and performed the music.

Harper performs with Oscar Clemotte at Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University Sunday (May 1). Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 and available at Headliners or at the door.

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