The Guarneri String Quartet will hold a master-class from 2 -4 p.m. Sunday, followed by a performance at 7:30 p.m. The class and the performance will be in Reves Recital Hall on the Hendrix College campus. 

A reception will follow the concert in Trieschmann Gallery. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 450-1249. 

The performance is part of the renowned Guarneri String Quartet’s final tour before retirement. 

The Quartet is celebrating the finale to a 45-year career by touring extensively throughout the United States, including their annual Metropolitan Museum of Art concert series, instituted in 1965, as well as collaboration with the Johannes String Quartet. Members of the Guarneri String Quartet include Arnold Steinhardt, violin; John Dalley, violin; Michael Tree, viola; and Peter Wiley, cello. 

The performance is sponsored by the Hendrix College Department of Music. Hendrix, founded in 1876, is a selective, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing experiential learning in a demanding yet supportive environment. The college is among 165 colleges featured in the 2008 edition of the Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges. 

Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.