Live Music at the Library with Joseph Palmer

The Georgetown Public Library hosts “Live Music at the Library” at 2 pm the third Sunday of most months of the year; the concerts are free and open to the public, and no longer require registration. Seating is limited to 200 attendees.

Performance on June 18th at 2pm in the Hewlett and Friends rooms.

Joseph Palmer has earned a reputation as one of the most captivating and dynamic performers on the American guitar scene. Over the years, he has been awarded 16 prizes in international guitar competitions and has been a featured soloist throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is also one of the four members of the grammy-nominated Texas Guitar Quartet (

Joseph devotes himself to sharing classical music with diverse populations and is a passionate advocate for music’s potential to inspire and transform. In 2015, he joined the team at Austin Classical Guitar (ACG), and gives over 50 interactive concerts each year throughout the public schools, retirement
communities, juvenile detention centers, and other communities in the greater Austin area.

As an extension of his work with ACG, Joseph is the co-creator of the world’s first classical guitar educational resource for people with blindness/visual impairment, which was launched in Summer 2018

Joseph is the guitar instructor at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He also runs a robust private studio of young guitarists in Austin. Joseph holds three degrees in music performance; a Bachelors from Columbus State University, along with Master and Doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Check the Library Events Calendar for more information about each performance.

Performance on June 18th at 2pm in the Hewlett and Friends rooms.

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This performance is a gift of the Friends of the Georgetown Public Library.