Concert for a Child

Concert for a Child is back for its second year on Friday, August 26, 2022, at Topeka Performing Arts Center (214 SE 8th Ave., Topeka, KS). World-renown fingerstyle guitarists Andy McKee, Calum Graham, and Trevor Gordon Hall will host a Masterclass for aspiring guitarists and perform a special concert jointly benefiting Capper Foundation’s Pediatric Scholarship Assistance Fund and Topeka Performing Arts Center.

Masterclass (4 pm – 6 pm): Spots are available for 60 aspiring guitarists to learn from and practice with Andy, Calum, and Trevor on the performance stage. Tickets are $180 per person (includes the class, a general admission ticket to the concert, and a light dinner before the concert) or $240 per person (includes the class, a VIP ticket to the concert, and a light dinner before the concert). Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan, our guitar workshop will benefit your playing and appreciation for acoustic fingerstyle guitar. The artists will teach you the techniques and musical ideas that will help take your own playing to new and exciting places. Class participants will be able to store their guitars in a secure room with a security check process during the concert. Concert (begins at 7:30 pm): 

General Admission Tickets are $40 per person for reserved seating on the main floor. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. for general admission ticket holders.

VIP Tickets are $100 per person for reserved front-of-house seating. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for VIP ticket holders. VIP ticket also includes: Access to a private area with appetizers and complimentary Blind Tiger Brewery beer and wine. A cash bar will be available. Meet and Greet with Andy, Calum, and Trevor after the concert.

Links to purchase tickets are available at