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The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society event calendar features classical guitar events throughout the Delaware Valley and the greater Delaware area. If you would like us to include your event, please send us the information via our contact page with the date of the event as the subject line.

Please note that, due to complications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, many in-person concerts have been postponed or cancelled. It is beyond our ability to update every listing as cancellations occur, so please be sure to check the event links available in each listing to ensure the event you’d like to attend is still taking place.

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July, 2013

13

Guitar Exponential - Wilmington (MSD)

Add event to googleSaturday July 13, 2013 at 10:00 amShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 Washington Street Wilmington, DE 19802Admission: $80 for the day
Location: The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 Washington Street Wilmington, DE 19802
Parking: Free parking lot
Organizer: The Music School of Delaware musicschoolofdelaware.org

Guitar Exponential (Wilmington)

Featuring:
Nathan Ames
Christopher Braddock
Douglas Seth

Plus Featured Guests:
Dana Sutcliffe and Vince Lardear

A whirlwind musical tour featuring the most versatile of all instruments. Guaranteed to expand and inspire your musical journey.

-Classical and rock guitar clinics
-Ensemble workshops
-Basic luthiery and repair classes
-Faculty concert and group ensemble performance
-Learn technique secrets of the pros!
-Improve your musicianship!

Bring your own guitar and amp. $80 for the day.

For more information, please visit musicschoolofdelaware.org.
 

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Guitar Exponential - Milford (MSD)

Add event to googleSaturday July 20, 2013 at 10:00 amShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, Milford Branch, 10 South Walnut Street Milford, DE 19963Admission: $65 for the day
Location: The Music School of Delaware, Milford Branch, 10 South Walnut Street Milford, DE 19963
Parking: Parking lot behind school or street
Organizer: The Music School of Delaware musicschoolofdelaware.org

Guitar Exponential (Wilmington)

Featuring:
Nathan Ames
Christopher Braddock
Douglas Seth

Plus Featured Guests:
Scott Angelucci and Vince Lardear

A whirlwind musical tour featuring the most versatile of all instruments. Guaranteed to expand and inspire your musical journey.

-Classical and rock guitar clinics
-Ensemble workshops
-Basic luthiery and repair classes
-Faculty concert and group ensemble performance
-Learn technique secrets of the pros!
-Improve your musicianship!

Bring your own guitar and amp. $65 for the day.

For more information, please visit musicschoolofdelaware.org.
 
September, 2013

15

Ronn McFarlane & Ayreheart (ADML)

Add event to googleSunday September 15, 2013 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapAn die Musik Live, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: $15 General Admission
Location: An die Musik Live, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: ADML andiemusiklive.com/

AYREHEART
Ronn McFarlane - Lute, Vocals
Brian Kay - Vocals, Lute
Mattias Rucht - Percussion

GRAMMY-nominated lutenist, Ronn McFarlane strives to bring the lute - the most popular instrument of the Renaissance - into today’s musical mainstream and make it accessible to a wider audience
.
Brian Kay bought his first lute with the intention of using it as one of the many other instruments featured on his recordings, but quickly became obsessed with the amazing breadth of the lute's history, the sound and physical beauty of the instrument, and the metaphorical, and sometimes mystical associations it has in Eastern and Western music.

Mattias Rucht has been active in the local Washington DC music scene for over 20 years as a drummer, playing in various rock, jazz and folk groups. He has also played in theatrical productions and accompanied dancers and storytellers. In the last ten years he has discovered the joy of ethnic percussion and world music, bringing a wide range of influences to his playing style.

For more information on Ronn McFarlane please go to www.ronnmcfarlane.com/
For more information on Ayreheart please go to www.ayreheart.com/
 

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Ana Vidovic (ADML)

Add event to googleSaturday September 21, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapAn die Musik Live, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: $20, For Ticket Information call (410) 385-2638
Location: An die Musik Live, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid garage or street
Presenter: An die Musik Live andiemusiklive.com/

Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent with formidable gifts taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today. Ms. Vidovic has given over one thousand public performances since first taking the stage in 1988. Her international performance career includes recitals in New York, London, Paris, Vienna, Salzburg, Rome, Budapest, Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Oslo, Copenhagen, Toronto, Baltimore, San Francisco, Houston, Austin, Dallas, St. Louis and beyond. Mel Bay Publications released Ana Vidovic's most recent DVD in 2009 entitled "Guitar Artistry in Concert," a journey through the music of Torroba, Piazzolla and Pierre Bensusan, Sergio Assad, Stanley Myers, Villa-Lobos and Agustin Barrios Mangoré. "Guitar Virtuoso," Ana's performance of works by Bach, Torroba, Paganini and Walton, was released on DVD by the Mel Bay label in 2006.

Ms. Vidovic has won an impressive number of prizes and international competitions including first prizes in the Albert Augustine International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tarrega competition in Benicasim, Spain. Other top prizes include the Eurovision Competition for Young Artists, Mauro Giuliani competition in Italy, Printemps de la Guitare in Belgium and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York. In Croatia the guitarist has performed with the Zagreb Soloists and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra and with Symphony Orchestra of the Croatian Radio and Television, as well as having been featured in three television documentaries by the eminent Croatian film director Petar Krelja.

Ana Vidovic comes from the small town of Karlovac near Zagreb, Croatia, and started playing guitar at the age of 5, and by 7 had given her first public performance. At the age of 11 she was performing internationally, and at 13 became the youngest student to attend the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb where she studied with Professor Istvan Romer. Ana's reputation in Europe led to an invitation to study with Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory where she graduated in 2005.

For more information, please visit andiemusiklive.com/Evnt.....32507.

For more information about Ana Vidovic, please visit www.anavidovic.com/.
 
October, 2013

2

The Rhinesmith Duo

Add event to googleWednesday October 2, 2013 at 12:30 pmShow in Google mapChurch of the Holy Trinity Brown Bag Series 1904 Rittenhouse Sq Phila. PA Admission: Free
Location: Church of the Holy Trinity Brown Bag Series 1904 Rittenhouse Sq Phila. PA
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: Church of the Holy Trinty Brown Bag Concert Series

Sharon Rhinesmith, mezzo-soprano
and Thomas Smith, guitar
For more information on the Rhinesmith Duo please go to www.rhinesmithduo.com/
 

4

Mark Edwards (AGQ)

Add event to googleFriday October 4, 2013 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Engineers Club, 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: General Admission $10
Location: The Engineers Club, 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Street or Lot
Presenter: Atlantic Guitar Quartet www.atlanticguitarquartet.com/

The Atlantic Guitar Quartet is pleased to introduce Mark Edwards, the newest member of our group, in a solo recital at our artistic home: the Engineers Club at the Garret-Jacob's Mansion in Baltimore. ‬

As a solo artist, Mark has been hailed as a player who “transfers to another zone, effortlessly strumming, plucking and picking a variety of classical masterpieces with clarity.” (Montgomery Advertiser.) Engagements in recent seasons include Trinity Church in New York City, ArtScape in Baltimore, the Toronto Guitar Symposium, The Mississippi Guitar Festival, and the Montgomery Guitar Festival. Mark has also been on the Maryland State Arts Council Touring Artist Roster since 2009. For more information, please visit www.markedwardsguitar.com

The performance will begin at 7:00 with doors opening at 6:30 for cash bar. Dress code at the Engineers Club is business casual.

For more information on this event please go to: atlanticgq.ticketleap.com/mark-edwards/
 

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Manuel Barrueco Master Class (BCGS)

Add event to googleSunday October 6, 2013 at 1:00 pmShow in Google map409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: Free, but registration required.
Location: An die Musik Live, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: BCGS

The BCGS will present a master class with Manuel Barrueco on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 1-4 PM. The master class will take place at An Die Musik in Baltimore. For directions click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

Auditors welcome! There is a limited number of tickets available. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with preferred seating for the BCGS members. Registration is required. Please register by filling out the form. Click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form to sign up.

For more information about Manuel Barrueco, please visit www.barrueco.com/
 

6

Keith Calmes & Thomas Amoriello Classical Guitar Recital

Add event to googleSunday October 6, 2013 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapCommunity Church of Lambertville/First Presbyterian Church 31 N. Union Street Lambertville, NJ 08530Admission: $5
Location: Community Church of Lambertville/First Presbyterian Church 31 N. Union Street Lambertville, NJ 08530
Parking: Lot or Street
Presenter: Community Church of Lambertville

Solos and duos by Bach, Poulenc, Brouwer,
and many others. This recital will also include a
major work by Lambertville composer Robert Maggio (Variations: My Native Land (after Charles Ives)

for more information contact:
(908) 342-7795 or
Tom Amoriello
 

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Guitar Aerobics and the Poetry of Technique Workshop with Eliot Fisk (BCB)

Add event to googleFriday October 11, 2013 at 7:30 pmShow in Google mapFoy Hall, Moravian College 1200 Main Street Bethlehem, PA 18018Admission: Free
Location: Foy Hall, Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Parking: Lot and Paid Street
Presenter: The Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Guitar Aerobics and the Poetry of Technique Workshop with Eliot Fisk

Eliot Fisk's innovative and participatory guitar workshop, Guitar Aerobics and the Poetry of Technique, is for guitarists of all ages, ability, and style! Instead of sitting and eavesdropping on a private lesson, everyone actively plays. Attendees should plan to bring their guitar, as Fisk will introduce exercises that are accessible for all types of guitarists (classical, jazz, rock, folk) at all levels. Each person is invited to participate in the manner of an aerobics class where each person can do some part of an exercise at his or her own level. Basic aspects of music theory and harmony are integrated into the exercises so that the ear is engaged as well as the fingers. Fisk's accessibility and commitment to the education of the next generation of guitarists will give participants and audience members a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

For more information on Elliot Fisk please go to: www.eliotfisk.com/

For more information on this event and The Bach Choir of Bethlehem please go to : www.bach.org/season.php
 

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Eliot Fisk & Zaira Meneses, guitar, Raquel Fisk, piano (BCB)

Add event to googleSaturday October 12, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapBaker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, 420 E Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Admission: Admission: $40, $25; students $15
Location: Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University
420 E Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Parking: available at the Zoellner Arts Center parking garage for $3
Presenter: The Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Fisk Family Fugues
Eliot Fisk & Zaira Meneses, guitar and Raquel Fisk, piano
Fisk Family Fugues is conceived especially for The Bach Choir Gala. Eliot Fisk, a world-renowned guitar virtuoso, already a favorite of Bach Festival audiences, is joined by his wife, celebrated guitaris Zaira Meneses, and their twelve-year old daughter Raquel, who has already received recognition as an extraordinary young pianist. The irresistible family trio will light up the stage with a program including works by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Chopin as well as Spanish and Latin repertoire.

For more information on Elliot Fisk please go to: www.eliotfisk.com/

For more information on Zaira Meneses please go to: zairameneses.com/

For more information on this event and The Bach Choir of Bethlehem please go to : www.bach.org/season.php
 

13

Franco Platino Master Class (BCGS)

Add event to googleSunday October 13, 2013 at 1:00 pmShow in Google mapAn Die Musik, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: Free - registration required (see below)
Location: An Die Musik, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: Baltimore Classical Guitar Society bcgs.org

The BCGS will present a master class with the Franco Platino on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 1-4 PM. The master class will take place at An Die Musik in Baltimore.

Performers and Auditors welcome! There is a limited number of tickets available. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with preferred seating for the BCGS members. Registration is required. Please register by filling out the form. Click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form to sign up.

For more information click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes
 

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Gary Stewart (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday October 13, 2013 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement Music School, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147Admission: General $25 / Student/Senior $15 / Member $10
Location: Settlement Music School, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Parking: Free parking lot or street
Presenter: Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society phillyguitar.org

PROGRAM
Capricho árabe - Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)

All in Twilight - Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996)
Four pieces for guitar (dedicated to Julian Bream (1987))

Cádiz Op.47 - Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) arr. Gary Stewart

Grand Sonata in C Major - Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841)

INTERMISSION

Summertime - George Gershwin (1898-1937) arr. by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Andante from piano sonata 12 op.26 - Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827) arr. Carulli

Rondo/Allegretto from piano sonata 16 K.545 - Wolfgang Mozart (1756-1791) arr. Carulli

Nocturno no.2 Op.9 - Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) arr. Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)

Cadenza by Tarrega

Gran Solo Op. 14 - Fernando Sor (1778-1839) arr. Dionisio Aguado (1784-1849)

BIO
A native of Kentucky, Gary Stewart began playing piano, banjo and viola as a child. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician for several festivals and concert series. He was a top prize winning guitarist in several guitar competitions including; Rantucci International Guitar Competition, Southeastern Guitar Congress Guitar Competition, and Young Persons Beethoven Club Competition. Mr. Stewart has performed and recorded with The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra and Cleveland Opera. His recent recording with Apollo’s Fire on Avie records, entitled Come to the River, was released internationally and debuted in the Classical Billboard top 10. He has also recorded over 150 pieces for the Guitar Foundation of America archive. He is currently completing his D.M.A. in guitar performance at Shenandoah Conservatory with Dr. Glenn Caluda.

For more information, please visit www.phillyguitar.org.
 

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Adam Larison Master Class (WCGS & WCU)

Add event to googleFriday October 18, 2013 at 2:00 pmShow in Google mapSwope Music Buiding, West Chester University, 817 S. High St., West Chester, PA 19383Admission: FREE and open to the public
Location: Room 225, Swope Music Buiding, West Chester University, 817 S. High St., West Chester, PA 19383
Parking: TBD
Presenter: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org and West Chester University Music Department www.wcupa.edu/cvpa/music/

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society, in conjunction with West Chester University's guitar department, presents a master class and concert with Adam Larison.

Master Class: 2 - 4:30 pm in Room 225, featuring performers from the West Chester University guitar department

Concert: 8:00 pm in the Ware Family Recital Hall

Guitarist Adam Larison has received enthusiastic responses from audiences across the U.S. and abroad for his spirited expressivity, technical virtuosity, and unique ability to connect with diverse audiences. Adam’s passion for exploring the guitar repertoire has led to a distinctive program, which includes not only enduring classics for the guitar, but also provocative, lesser known musical gems and newly commissioned works from young composers.

Adam has appeared in concert as a soloist for audiences across the U.S. and abroad, including in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, San Francisco’s “Guitarrada,” the New Mexico International Guitar Festival, the Louisville International Guitar Festival, Guitar Sarasota, and the South Georgia Ballet. As well as enjoying an active solo career, Adam has performed across the United States and the United Kingdom with fellow guitarist Andrew Stroud as a member of Duo 220, appearing in The Corsham Arts Festival (UK), the Seven Hills Concert Series (Tallahassee, FL), and in venues including the Sierra Nevada Guitar Society (Reno, NV) and Westminster University (London, UK). Adam was awarded First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2013 Great Lakes Guitar Competition, Second Prize at the 2013 Hamilton International Guitar Competition (Canada), and recieved top prizes in the D’Addario International Guitar Competition and the Boston Guitarfest Competition.

Adam began studying guitar with Louis Critchfield, and with John Truitt and Mickey Jones at the Albuquerque Academy. He earned a B.M. in guitar performance under Bruce Holzman at Florida State University, a M.M. in guitar performance under Sérgio Assad at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a Performer’s Certificate from the Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Siena, Italy) where he studied under Oscar Ghiglia. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music studying under Nicholas Goluses.

For more information about Adam Larison, please visit adamlarison.com/.
 

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Xuefei Fang Master Class (BCGS)

Add event to googleFriday October 18, 2013 at 7:00 pmShow in Google map 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: Free, but registration required
Location: An Die Musik, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: BCGS

The BCGS will present a master class with Xuefei Yang on Friday, October 18, 2013 from 7-10 PM. The master class will take place at the Recital Hall of Towson University Center for the Arts. For more information click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

Auditors welcome for a $5 admission! There is a limited number of tickets available. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with preferred seating for the BCGS members. Registration is required. Please register by filling out the form. Click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form to sign up.
 

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Adam Larison Concert (WCGS & WCU)

Add event to googleFriday October 18, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapSwope Music Buiding, West Chester University, 817 S. High St., West Chester, PA 19383Admission: FREE and open to the public
Location: Ware Family Recital Hall, Swope Music Buiding, West Chester University, 817 S. High St., West Chester, PA 19383
Parking: Free parking lot after 4 pm
Presenter: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org and West Chester University Music Department www.wcupa.edu/cvpa/music/

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society, in conjunction with West Chester University's guitar department, presents a master class and concert with Adam Larison.

Master Class: 2 - 4:30 pm in Room 225, featuring performers from the West Chester University guitar department

Concert: 8:00 pm in the Ware Family Recital Hall

Guitarist Adam Larison has received enthusiastic responses from audiences across the U.S. and abroad for his spirited expressivity, technical virtuosity, and unique ability to connect with diverse audiences. Adam’s passion for exploring the guitar repertoire has led to a distinctive program, which includes not only enduring classics for the guitar, but also provocative, lesser known musical gems and newly commissioned works from young composers.

Adam has appeared in concert as a soloist for audiences across the U.S. and abroad, including in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, San Francisco’s “Guitarrada,” the New Mexico International Guitar Festival, the Louisville International Guitar Festival, Guitar Sarasota, and the South Georgia Ballet. As well as enjoying an active solo career, Adam has performed across the United States and the United Kingdom with fellow guitarist Andrew Stroud as a member of Duo 220, appearing in The Corsham Arts Festival (UK), the Seven Hills Concert Series (Tallahassee, FL), and in venues including the Sierra Nevada Guitar Society (Reno, NV) and Westminster University (London, UK). Adam was awarded First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2013 Great Lakes Guitar Competition, Second Prize at the 2013 Hamilton International Guitar Competition (Canada), and recieved top prizes in the D’Addario International Guitar Competition and the Boston Guitarfest Competition.

Adam began studying guitar with Louis Critchfield, and with John Truitt and Mickey Jones at the Albuquerque Academy. He earned a B.M. in guitar performance under Bruce Holzman at Florida State University, a M.M. in guitar performance under Sérgio Assad at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a Performer’s Certificate from the Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Siena, Italy) where he studied under Oscar Ghiglia. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music studying under Nicholas Goluses.

For more information about Adam Larison, please visit adamlarison.com/.
 

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Xuefei Yang (BCGS)

Add event to googleSaturday October 19, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapKaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204Admission: $30
Location: Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204
Parking: Free garage or street
Presenter: Baltimore Classical Guitar Society bcgs.org

PROGRAM:
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Courtly Dances from Gloriana, Op. 53 (arr. Xuefei Yang)

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 – 1828)
A Selection of Lieder (arr. J. Mertz)

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Nocturnal, Op.70

Intermission

J.S BACH (1685 – 1750)
Chaconne, BWV 1004

WILLLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)?
Five Bagatelles

ALBERTO GINASTERA (1916 - 1983)?
Sonata Op.47

Born in Beijing, now based in the UK, Xuefei Yang (Fei) is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest classical guitarists. Born following the Cultural Revolution, an era where Western music & instruments were banned, the fascinating story of Fei’s rise to the world stage, is that of a musical pioneer. She was the first ever guitarist in China to enter a music school, and became the first to launch an international professional career.

Her first public appearance at the age of ten, at the China International Guitar Festival, received such acclaim that the Spanish Ambassador in China immediately presented her with a concert guitar. The composer Rodrigo attended her debut concert in Madrid when she was fourteen and in 1995, when John Williams came to Beijing, he was so impressed with her playing that he gave two of his own Smallman guitars to her Conservatory especially for Fei and other top students to play.

As the first ever Chinese student to be awarded a full international scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London, Fei completed her postgraduate studies with DipRAM, and was also honored with the Principal’s Prize.

Fei is regularly invited to perform concertos with leading orchestras. This season sees Fei performing with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Barcelona Symphony, the Hallé Orchestra, China National Philharmonic and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her solo career, Fei regularly appears in collaborations with other musicians. This season sees her performing chamber music with the Elias String Quartet, giving duo recitals with cellist Jian Wang, collaborating with tenor Ian Bostridge in a recital at London's Wigmore Hall, and with flautist Sir James Galway at the Beijing Music Festival.

In 2012 Xuefei received the honour of being made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music. This honour is held by at most 300 people at any one time.

In 2005 The Royal Academy acknowledged Xuefei's musical achievements when she was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.

Fei has an exclusive international recording contract with EMI Classics.

Her EMI debut album “Romance de Amor” achieved gold disc status in Hong Kong, & her second “40 Degrees North”, featuring music from Spain and China was chosen as "Best Instrumental CD of 2008" by Canton Radio station in China, and Editor’s Choice in Gramophone Magazine. Her third CD recorded with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and featuring Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez topped the classical music charts in New Zealand.

Fei’s fourth CD of "Bach Concertos" for EMI was released in February 2012. It is Xuefei's most innovative recording yet. It features her own transcriptions of the music of J.S.Bach - both solo pieces and concertos (recorded with the Elias String Quartet). Xuefei hopes that these will represent a signification contribution to the baroque concerto repertoire for guitar.

For more information about Xuefei Yang, please visit xuefeiyang.com.

For more information about this event, please visit www.bcgs.org/pages/eve.....miere.
 

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Beijing Guitar Duo Master Class (BCGS)

Add event to googleSunday October 20, 2013 at 1:00 pmShow in Google map409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201Admission: Free, but registration required
Location: An Die Musik, 409 N Charles St Baltimore, MD 21201
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: BCGS

The BCGS will present a master class with the Beijing Guitar Duo (Meng Su & Yameng Wang) on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 1-4 PM. The master class will take place at An Die Musik in Baltimore. For more information click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes

Performers and Auditors welcome! There is a limited number of tickets available. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis, with preferred seating for the BCGS members. Registration is required. Please register by filling out the form. Click www.bcgs.org/pages/master_classes_form to sign up.

For more information about the Beijing Guitar Duo please visit www.beijingguitarduo.com/
 

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Stanley Alexandrowicz and Dominika Zamara – Duo “Voice & Guitar” (University Lutheran Church)

Add event to googleMonday October 21, 2013 at 7:30 pmShow in Google mapUniversity Lutheran Church 3637 Chestnut Street (37 and Chestnut Streets) Philadelphia, PA 19104Admission: General Admission $15.00 – Students/Seniors $10.00
Location: University Lutheran Church
3637 Chestnut Street (37 and Chestnut Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Parking: Paid Street or Lot (see church web site for lot location)
Presenter: University Lutheran Church www.uniluphila.org/ (215) 387-2885

The internationally-renowned “Voice and Guitar Duo” of Dominika Zamara (Soprano) and Stanley Alexandrowicz (Classical Guitar) bring together the worlds of Opera, Lieder, Song, and Contemporary Music, in realizations of unmatched sonic beauty and rarified musical intelligence.

One of the finest singers before the public today, Dominika Zamara is equally adroit in the spheres of Grand Opera, 19th Century Lieder, Sacred Music, and Contemporary Works. Hailing originally from Poland, and now based in Venice, she has sung throughout Europe to unanimous acclaim—virtually wherever she appears—Paris, London, Vienna, Madrid, Prague, etc., and throughout all of Italy.

The ”Voice and Guitar Duo” of Zamara and Alexandrowicz presents in recital, music ranging from Renaissance lute songs and Baroque arias, to the high drama of “Verismo” and Contemporary Works written specifically for their unique talents.
Touring throughout the United States, and soon to be performing in Europe and Asia, they are featured on the forthcoming EDIT MUSIC ITALY CD of Dominika Zamara.

For more information on Stanley Alexanrowicz please go to: stanleyalexandrowicz.com/

For more information on this event please go to: stanleyalexandrowicz.wo.....mara/
 

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Duo Montagnard (UDEL)

Add event to googleMonday October 28, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google map Gore Recital Hall,130 Amstel Avenue, Newark, DE, 19716 Admission: $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff and seniors; $5 students
Advanced tickets are available by calling the CFA Box Office at 302.831.2204
Location: Gore Recital Hall,130 Amstel Avenue, Newark, DE, 19716
Parking: On Street or Paid Lot
Presenter: The University of Delaware udel.edu

Joseph Murphy, saxophone, has been the saxophone professor at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania since 1987. Matthew Slotkin, guitar, is an acclaimed performer, teacher and scholar. Together, they formed Duo Montagnard in 2002.

Since then, the duo has performed over 200 concerts in more than 40 states, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Argentina, Uruguay, Slovenia, Greece, Denmark, Portugal and the United Kingdom. Festival performances include the Chautauqua Institution, Scandinavian Saxophone Festival, Hartwick College Summer Music Festival, UNC-Wilmington New Music for Guitar and Saxophone Festival and the Alexandria Guitar Festival. Programs include compositions by Robert Beaser, Chick Corea, Jacques Ibert, David Kechley, Astor Piazzolla, Maurice Ravel, Terry Riley, Roberto Sierra, Toru Takemitsu, Ralph Towner and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Recent commissions include pieces by John Anthony Lennon, Jonathan Elliott, John Orfe, James Crowley, George Daravelis and Charles Stolte. Recent performances include concerts and festivals in Argentina, Portugal and Denmark; a tour of the Northwestern United States; and a tour of New Zealand and Australia.

This concert will feature the premiere of WCGS composer Kevin J. Cope's new piece Origin Unknown: A Pole Was Journeying, for alto sax and guitar,

For more information about Duo Montagnard, please visit www.duomontagnard.com/home.html.

For more information about this event, please visit: www.music.udel.edu/news......aspx
 
November, 2013

2

Jason Vieaux (ABM)

Add event to googleSaturday November 2, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapTrinity Center for Urban Life South 22nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103Admission: $30 See below to purchase advance tickets
Location: Trinity Center for Urban Life 22nd & Spruce St. Philadelphia
Parking: Paid Street or Lot *See below for lot discount
Presenter: ABM (Al – Bustan Music) albustanseeds.org/music/

Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists” (Gramophone), is the classical guitarist that goes beyond the classical. He has earned a reputation for putting his expressive gifts and virtuosity at the service of a remarkably wide range of music. This year his performance invitations have included returns to the Caramoor Festival, New York’s 92nd Street Y “Guitar Marathon”, the Elgin Symphony and others. Numerous highlights for 2012-2013 include concertos with the symphonies of Houston, Toronto, Spokane, Augusta (GA) and Silicon Valley, a performance of the Lukas Foss Concerto for the New Hampshire Music Festival, duo recitals with acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and accordion/bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro, solo recitals in Austin, at the Mannes School of Music and California’s La Guitarra Festival, and another Curtis On Tour sojourn, this time to South America.Vieaux continues to bring important repertoire alive in the recording studio. A new Azica Records album of solo guitar encores is planned for a 2013 release. Among his 11 commercial albums is an Azica disc of Astor Piazzolla’s music with Julien Labro and A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra. Bach: Works for Lute, Vol.1 hit No. 13 on Billboard’s Classical Chart after its first week and received rave reviews by Gramophone, The Absolute Sound,and Soundboard. Images of Metheny features music by American jazz legend Pat Metheny, who, after hearing this landmark recording, declared: “I am flattered to be included in Jason’s musical world.” Sevilla: The Music of Isaac Albeniz made several Top Ten lists the year of its release. Vieaux’s albums and live performances are regularly heard on radio stations across the country, and his work is the subject of feature articles in print and online around the world every year, including in such magazines as Acoustic Guitar, MUSO, and Gramophone, and on NPR’s “Deceptive Cadence” music blog.

Vieaux has performed as concerto soloist with over 50 orchestras, including Cleveland, San Diego, Ft. Worth, Santa Fe, Charlotte, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Kitchener-Waterloo, Richmond, IRIS Chamber, Chautauqua Festival, and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. In 2011, Jason Vieaux co-founded the Guitar Department at The Curtis Institute of Music with guitarist David Starobin, while continuing to head of the Guitar Department of the Cleveland Institute of Music.

For more information about Jason Vieaux, please visit jasonvieaux.com/.

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Pablo Sáinz Villegas with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (KC)

Add event to googleSunday November 10, 2013 at 2:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102Admission: $24-$81
Location: Perelman Theater, The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Parking: Paid Street or Lot
Presenter: The Kimmel Center and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Mendelssohn • Villa-Lobos - 10/10/13 and 10/11/13
James Judd, conductor
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

PROGRAM
Elgar: Serenade in E minor, Op. 20
Villa-Lobos: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, A. 501
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 9 in C major ('Swiss')

With Maestro Judd at the podium, world-renowned classical guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas takes the stage in the Perelman Theater. Set between Elgar's popular Serenade and the melodic Swiss Symphony by Mendelssohn, Heitor Villa-Lobos' captivating concerto brings a delightful Euro-Latin flavor to the program.

For more information on Pablo Sainz Villegas please visit : www.pablosainzvillegas.com/index.php?id=25

For more information on this event please visit: www.kimmelcenter.org/events/?id=4774
 

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Benjamin Beirs (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday November 10, 2013 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadephia, PA 19147Admission: General: $25; Student/Senior: $15; Members: $10
Location: Settlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadephia, PA
Parking: Free (Parking Lot or Street)
Presenter: Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society phillyguitar.org

Described as a “brilliant young classical guitarist” by the D.C. Examiner, Benjamin Beirs, a performer, teacher and aspiring composer, trained at Peabody Conservatory under Julian Gray. His Duo Transatlantique with the French guitarist Maud Laforest has established his young career on two continents. He is the recipient of numerous prizes from international guitar competitions including; 1st prize in the 2010 University of Texas at Dallas Competition, 1st prize in the 2008 Appalachian GuitarFest Competition, and 1st prize in the 2007 National Guitar Workshop Competition. His new album, “Widening Circles,” is described as “a complete success” by Fanfare magazine. Benjamin lives in Baltimore, MD, where he teaches guitar at the Peabody Preparatory and regularly performs throughout the region.

For more information, please visit www.phillyguitar.org.

For more information about Benjamin Beirs, please visit benjaminbeirs.com/.
 

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Pablo Sáinz Villegas with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (KC)

Add event to googleMonday November 11, 2013 at 7:30 pmShow in Google mapThe Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102Admission: $24-$81
Location: Perelman Theater, The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Parking: Paid Street or Lot
Presenter: The Kimmel Center and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

James Judd, conductor
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

PROGRAM
Elgar: Serenade in E minor, Op. 20
Villa-Lobos: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, A. 501
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 9 in C major ('Swiss')

With Maestro Judd at the podium, world-renowned classical guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas takes the stage in the Perelman Theater. Set between Elgar's popular Serenade and the melodic Swiss Symphony by Mendelssohn, Heitor Villa-Lobos' captivating concerto brings a delightful Euro-Latin flavor to the program.

For more information on Pablo Sainz Villegas please visit : www.pablosainzvillegas.com/index.php?id=25

For more information on this event please visit: www.kimmelcenter.org/events/?id=4774
 
December, 2013

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Guitar students of David Starobin and Jason Vieaux (CIM)

Add event to googleFriday December 6, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapCurtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19103Admission: Free
Location: Curtis Institute Field Concert Hall, 1726 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Parking: Paid Lot or Metered Street
Presenter: Curtis Institute of Music www.curtis.edu/

Program to be announced

For more information, please visit commonroom.curtis.edu/c.....42687
 

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Göran Söllscher (BCGS)

Add event to googleSaturday December 7, 2013 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapKaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204Admission: Standard $35
Location: Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204.
Parking: FREE street or parking lot
Presenter: Baltimore Classical Guitar Society bcgs.org

PROGRAM:
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Cello Suite no 6 in D Major, BWV 1012
--Sarabande
--Gavotte 1 and 2

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687 –1750)
Tombeau sur la mort de M. Comte de Logy

Johan Helmich Roman (1694 –1758)
--Andante
--Bourrée

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lute Suite in e- minor, BWV 996
--Sarabande
--Bourée

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lute Suite in E- Major, BWV 1006a
--Loure
--Gavotte en Rondeau

Intermission

Arvo Pårt (b. 1935)
Fur Alina

Per-Olof Johnson (1928-2000)
Wermelandiana Suite

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Cello Suite No 4 in E-flat Major, BWV 1010
--Prélude
--Allemande
--Courante
--Sarabande
--Bourrée 1 and 2
--Gigue

From his live performances and remarkable recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, Swedish guitarist Göran Söllscher has earned resounding praise for his exceptional musicality and his dedication to expanding the solo guitar repertoire. Since winning the 1978 Paris International Guitar Competition, he has performed throughout the world – Europe, North and South America, China, Japan, Scandinavia – in recitals and as guest soloist with symphony orchestras, often playing on a highly unusual 11-string guitar. He regularly performs with all of the major Scandinavian orchestras, and has played with the Japan Philharmonic in Tokyo, Camerata Bern, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, New York’s Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe under such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Sixten Ehrling, Woldemar Nelsson and Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Among many career highlights, he was selected to perform the ”Concerto di Aranjuez” at the “International Hommage to Joaquin Rodrigo” in Madrid, honoring the composer’s 90th birthday in 1991, also produced later that year in Puerto Rico. He has had 14 concert tours of Japan where he gives regular recitals and masterclasses, including a major tour with the Japanese flutist Shigenori Kudo and violinist Gil Shaham. His collaboration with the American violinist led to joint tours in the United States and Europe and a recording for Deutsche Grammophon. Mr. Söllscher has been a regular guest performer at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, and at other important international festivals in Europe. He appeared at the Istanbul Festival in June 2009 in both a solo recital and as a duo with Jian Wang and at the Belgrad Festival in Serbia in February 2010. 2013 brings extensive tours in Germany and Norway as well as performances in Canada and the United States.

Mr. Söllscher is an exclusive artist with the prestigious German classical label, Deutsche Grammophon, who have to date released some 20 plus solo recordings, including a boxed set of the complete works of J.S. Bach’s for lute. In 1990 DG released his recording of three major works for guitar and orchestra: Rodrigo’s "Concierto de Aranjuez" and "Fantasía para un gentilhombre" and Villa-Lobos’ ”Guitar Concerto", with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of New York, which has sold more than 150,000 copies. His duo-recording with Gil Shaham, "Paganini for Two," was on Billboard Magazine’s top ten best-selling classical albums chart. In 1995 he released Here, there and everywhere – a CD with music by The Beatles arranged for solo guitar. The following year saw the release of another duo album, with French flutist Patrick Gallois playing music by Astor Piazzolla. Eleven String Baroque was released in 2004 and The Renaissance Album in 2005 - it won a Grammis Award (Swedish Grammy) in 2006 as ”Classical Artist of the Year!” Reverie, a recording with cellist Jian Wang, was released to much acclaim in 2007 and his reccording, Cavatina, released in 2008, was a Grand Prix winner.

Göran Söllscher holds Sweden’s sole professorship in guitar. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and frequently appears on Swedish and international radio and television. In January 2006 Mr Söllscher was awarded the Royal Medal Litteris et Artibus. The focus of many articles in newspapers and magazine, he was the cover feature of Sericorde magazine in June 2010.

To learn more about Göran Söllscher, please visit calartists.mymcn.org/gsollscher.html.

For more information, please visit bcgs.org.
 

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Members Concert and Holiday Party (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday December 8, 2013 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadephia, PA 19147Admission: General:$25; Student/Senior:$15; Members $10
Location: Settlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadephia, PA 19147
Parking: Free (parking Lot or Street)
Presenter: Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society phillyguitar.org

Professional Members of the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society and local artists present a panoply of styles and talents.

The concert will be followed by PCGS Holiday party — an opportunity to meet other members, the local artists and celebrate the holiday season.

For more information, please visit www.phillyguitar.org.
 
January, 2014

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Mayes Guitar Duo (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday January 12, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147Admission: General $25, Students/Seniors $15, members $10
Location: Settlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Parking: Free
Presenter: PCGS

The Mayes classical guitar duo brings together a wealth of
experience and ability, gathered during extensive careers as soloists and members of respected ensembles. The duo is remarkably versatile as demonstrated not only by the diverse styles of music that they play, but
also in the variety of instruments they are able to bring to their programs.
Along with 20th Century classical guitars, they often mix into their performances terz guitar, 19th century guitar, renaissance guitar,
renaissance lute, archlute and the Neapolitan mandolin.
They have recorded three CD’s: “The Schoole of Musicke”,
“Sketches for Two” and their newest release, “Romance”.

For more information on the Mayes Guitar Duo please go to: www.josephmayes.com/mayes-duo.html
For more information on the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society please go to: www.phillyguitar.com/index.html
 

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WCGS Members Concert (WCGS)

Add event to googleSaturday January 18, 2014 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapCalvary Episcopal Church, 304 Lore Avenue Wilmington, DE 19809Admission: FREE
Location: Calvary Episcopal Church, 304 Lore Avenue Wilmington, DE 19809
Parking: Free parking in church lot
Presenter: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org and Calvary Episcopal Church calvaryhillcrest.org/

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is proud to present members of WCGS in our second annual Members Concert!

Please join us on Saturday, January 18th at Calvary Episcopal Church for an evening of beautiful music, featuring the talents of guitarists from the Wilmington Classical Guitar Society.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information about Calvary Episcopal Church, please visit calvaryhillcrest.org/.
 

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The Meany/Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo

Add event to googleSunday January 26, 2014 at 2:00 pmShow in Google mapSt. Anne Church Memphis and Lehigh 2328 East Lehigh Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125Admission: Suggested offering $10.00
Location: St. Anne Church Memphis and Lehigh 2328 East Lehigh Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125
Parking: available on street
Presenter: Music at St. Anne’s www.musicatstannes.net/

The Meany/Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo presents music by Ibert, Mozart, Faure, Bartok and Merlin

Tom Meany flute and Michael Simmons classical guitar have performed throughout the Philadelphia area since their formation in 1990.
Local performances include recitals at the Lansdowne Folk Club, Buck County Performing Arts Center, the Commonwealth Plaza at the
Kimmel Center, Sussex County Community College, the Trinity Center for Urban Life, The Arts at St. John’s, the Chalfonte Hotel in Cape
May, the Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square, the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia , the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
and the Mt. Laurel Library as well as being guest on WRTI’s Crossover program and featured in an article for Philadelphia Music Makers
Magazine. For more information on the Meany /Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo please call 215 576-7056, check
www.fluteguitarstrings.com
 

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WCGS Guitar Salon (WCGS)

Add event to googleSunday January 26, 2014 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, 4101 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE, United StatesThe guitar salons are a monthly gathering of WCGS members. We strive for a welcome and inviting atmosphere that will appeal to players of all levels of ability - from very beginners to professionals. Everyone is invited to play and take part in discussions.

Attendance is restricted to WCGS members or by invitation only. For information about joining WCGS or to request an invitation, please contact us.
 

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Zachary Grim (ICM)

Add event to googleThursday January 30, 2014 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapBirmingham Friends Meeting House, 1246 S Birmingham Rd, West Chester, PA 19382Admission: Free
Location: Birmingham Friends Meeting House, 1246 S Birmingham Rd, West Chester, PA 19382
Parking: on Street
Presenter: Interior Castle Ministries www.interior-castle.org/

A concert will be given by Zachary Grim at the Birmingham Meetinghouse in West Chester, Pa. Doors open at 6:30 and the concert will begin at 7:00. There will be a meet & greet with the artist as well as refreshments after the concert. Admission is free and the program will include the following pieces:

PROGRAM:
Prelude Fugue & Allegro BWV 998 by J.S. Bach.
Fantasia Op. 19 by Luigi Legnani
All In Twilight by Toru Takemitsu
Rito De Los Orishas by Leo Brouwer
Tango En Skai by Roland Dyens

For more information about Zachary Grim, please visit www.zacharygrim.com/.

For more information about Birmingham Friends Meeting House, please visit www.birminghamfriends.org/.
 
February, 2014

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Guitar Passions: Sharon Isbin with Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo

Add event to googleTuesday February 4, 2014 at 8:00 pmShow in Google map818 North Market St Wilmington Delaware 19801Admission: $26-$30
Location: The Grand, 818 N Market Street , Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Parking: on Street and paid lot
Presenter: The Grand www.thegrandwilmington.org/

Description:
An exquisite and eclectic evening of Latin, Brazilian, and jazz guitar featuring Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan and Romero Lubambo. Inspired by Miss Isbin’s most recent album, the concert will explore the versatility and emotional range of this beautiful instrument with compositions by Rodrigo, Albeniz, and Jobim. Boston Magazine has called multiple Grammy winner Sharon Isbin “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time,” while Herbie Mann says that Lubambo is “the best Brazilian guitarist there is.”

Sharon Isbin:
Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple GRAMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin has been hailed as “the preeminent guitarist of our time”. She is also the winner of Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Classical Guitarist” award, the Madrid Queen Sofia and Toronto Competitions, and was the first guitarist ever to win the Munich Competition. She has given sold out performances throughout the world. She has served as Artistic Director/Soloist of festivals she created for Carnegie Hall and the Ordway Music Theatre, her own series at New York’s 92nd Street Y and the acclaimed national radio series Guitarjam. Ms. Isbin’s catalogue of over 25 recordings - from Baroque, Spanish/Latin and 20th Century to crossover and jazz/fusion - reflects remarkable versatility. Her latest recording, Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar Passions (Sony) became a #1 bestseller on Amazon.com.

Her 2010 GRAMMY Award winning CD, Journey to the New World, ranked as a #1 bestselling classical CD on Amazon.com and iTunes, and spent 63 consecutive weeks on the top Billboard charts.

Born in Minneapolis, Sharon Isbin began her guitar studies at age nine in Italy, and later studied with Andrès Segovia and Oscar Ghiglia. A former student of Rosalyn Tureck, Ms. Isbin collaborated with the noted keyboardist in preparing the first performance editions of the Bach lute suites for guitar (published by G. Schirmer). She received a B.A. cum laude from Yale University and a Master of Music from the Yale School of Music. She is the author of the Classical Guitar Answer Book, and is Director of guitar departments at the Aspen Music Festival and The Juilliard School (which she created in l989 becoming the first and only guitar instructor in the institution’s 100-year history).


For ticket information please go to: www.ticketsatthegrand.org/

For more Information on Sharon Isbin, please visit www.sharonisbin.com
For more Information on Stanley Jordan, please visit www.stanleyjordan.com
For more Information on Romero Lubambo, please visit www.romerolubambo.com
 

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Isaac Bustos (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday February 9, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147Admission: General $25, Students/Seniors $15, members $10
Location: Settlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Parking: Free parking lot or street
Presenter: PCGS phillyguitar.org/

Isaac Bustos enjoys an extensive performing career that has taken him to Canada, Central America, Europe and the US. Dr. Bustos has made several Radio and Television appearances and is in demand to perform in some of the most prestigious festivals including the Guitar Foundation of America Annual Convention. Isaac holds an impressive number of top prizes in over 12 major international competitions, 7 of which are first prizes. His debut CD, ‘Caprichos y Sonatas’ was released In the fall of 2008. Isaac holds a BM of Music degree from the University of New Hampshire, a MM of Music degree from the University of Texas where he also completed a Doctor of Music under Adam Holzman. Bustos also performs with the award-winning Texas Guitar Quartet and serves on the faculty at Texas A&M University

For more information on Isaac Bustos please visit: bustosguitarist.com

For more information on the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society please visit: www.phillyguitar.org
 

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Brendan Evans

Add event to googleFriday February 14, 2014 at 7:30 pmShow in Google mapThe A-Space, Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United StatesAdmission: FREE! (donations accepted)
Location: The A-Space, 4722 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Parking: Free parking in lot or street
Promoter: The A-Space www.facebook.com/pages.....50865

Brendan Evans will be playing some solo guitar, mostly 20th century Spanish music.

For more information about Brendan Evans, please visit www.brendan-evans.com/.
 

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James Hontz (WCGS)

Add event to googleSunday February 16, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802.Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors, students & WCGS/PCGS Members
Location: The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802.
Parking: Free parking lot
Presenter: The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org

Seasoned performer, pedagogue and WCGS member Dr. James Hontz presents a program of exciting classical guitar music, including works by Coste, Bach, Barrios da Milano and Brouwer.

Guitarist James Hontz studied at the New School of Music and received his B.M. degree in Guitar performance and M.M. degree in Guitar Performance/Music History from Temple University. In March of 2006, he graduated from the Peabody Institute of Music at the Johns Hopkins University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in guitar performance under the tutelage of Julian Gray. Currently, Dr. Hontz in of the faculties of Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA), Gettysburg College, Frederick Community College, and Harford Community College. He has served as a past President of the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society. In addition to his many solo appearances, Dr. Hontz has appeared as a featured soloist with Concert Artists of Baltimore, the Ocean City Symphony (New Jersey), and the York Symphony (Pennsylvania). He was invited by the Malarmé Chamber Players (based in Durham North Carolina) to conduct residency in Landrum, South Carolina for the public school district. As an accompanist for the Gettysburg College Choir, Dr. Hontz participated in tours of Brazil and the northeastern US. Along with flutist Kelly McDermott, the Hontz-McDermott Duo was broadcast in a live performance/interview on WNYC in New York City and toured the Midwest. In 2009, Dr. Hontz collaborated with renowned composer Libby Larsen to arrange her work for choir and orchestra, “Crowding North,” for choir and guitar.

For more information, please visit wilmingtonguitar.org.
 

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The Meany/Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo

Add event to googleSunday February 16, 2014 at 4:00 pmShow in Google mapNewtown Presbyterian Church 25 North Chancellor Street Newtown, PA 18940Admission: Free Will Offering
Location: Newtown Presbyterian Church 25 North Chancellor Street Newtown, PA 18940
Parking: available on street
Presenter: Newtown Presbyterian Church www.newtownpres.org

The Meany/Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo presents
Music by Ibert, Mozart, Faure, Bartok and Merlin

Tom Meany flute and Michael Simmons classical guitar have performed throughout the Philadelphia area since their formation in 1990.
Local performances include recitals at the Lansdowne Folk Club, Buck County Performing Arts Center, the Commonwealth Plaza at the
Kimmel Center, Sussex County Community College, the Trinity Center for Urban Life, The Arts at St. John’s, the Chalfonte Hotel in Cape
May, the Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square, the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia , the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
and the Mt. Laurel Library as well as being guest on WRTI’s Crossover program and featured in an article for Philadelphia Music Makers
Magazine. For more information on the Meany /Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo please call 215 576-7056, check
www.fluteguitarstrings.com
 

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Kale Good (guitar) and Jennifer Janson (flute)

Add event to googleFriday February 21, 2014 at 7:30 pmShow in Google mapSt. Peter Clavers Center, 502 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PAAdmission: Free
Location: St. Peter Clavers Center, 502 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Parking: on Street
Presenter: Music at St. Anne’s and Kale Good Guitar Studio

Description: Kale Good, Guitar and Jennifer Janson Flute

We'll be playing a nice set of dance tunes; tangos by Astor Piazzolla, a waltz and Danza Mora by Francisco Taregga, and some folk dances by Bela Bartok, plus more! (American songs by Stephen Foster and some music by Villa-Lobos).

For more information on the Kale Good Guitar Studio, please visit
kalegood.com.
 

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Pepe Romero (PCMS)

Add event to googleFriday February 21, 2014 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, 300 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Admission:$24
Location:The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, 300 South Broad Street Philadelphia, Pa
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS) www.pcmsconcerts.org

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society will present a Concert featuring guitarist Pepe Romero on Friday February 21rst at 8 PM at the Kimmel Center Perelman Theater. Mr. Romero's program will include:

Sor: Fantasia in D Minor
Guiliani: Variations on I bin a Kohlbauern Bub
Tárrega: Gran jota
C. Romero: Suite madrileña
Falla: Homenaje: Le tombeau de Debussy
Rodrigo: Sonata a la Española Torroba
Turina: Fantasía Sevillana

Pepe Romero, guitar

Celebrated worldwide for his thrilling interpretations and flawless technique, guitarist Pepe Romero is constantly in demand for his solo recitals and performances with orchestra. His contributions to the field of classical guitar have inspired a number of distinguished composers to write works specifically for him, including Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Rev. Francisco de Madina, Lorenzo Palomo and Celedonio Romero. Born on March 8, 1944, in Málaga, Spain, Pepe Romero is the second son of “The Royal Family of the Guitar”, The Romeros. His father, the legendary Celedonio Romero, was his only guitar teacher. His first professional appearance was in a shared concert with his father when Pepe was only seven years old. Now, more than fifty years later, he continues to mesmerize audiences throughout the world. During that time, he has given literally thousands of concerts worldwide, many with the remarkable Romero Quartet, and many as a solo instrumentalist. Mr. Romero has worked with almost every major conductor alive and has to his credit more than 60 recordings. A biographical documentary about the Romeros appeared on PBS in 2001 entitled “Los Romeros, the Royal Family of the Guitar,” and in 2007 the Romeros received the President’s Merit Award from the Recording Academy, producers of the Grammy Awards, for their significant contributions to the music world and professional career achievements.

For more information on the artist please visit www.peperomero.com

For tickets and more information on this concert series please visit:
www.pcmsconcerts.org/season/
 

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Pepe Romero (BCGS)

Add event to googleSaturday February 22, 2014 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapKaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204Admission: $30
Location: Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University Center for the Arts, 7700 Osler Dr., Towson, MD 21204
Parking: Free garage or street
Presenter: Baltimore Classical Guitar Society bcgs.org

“[Pepe Romero] never just plays a piece, never just makes it sing. He creates a dialog between the musical parts, a dialog on one instrument.” Los Angeles Times

Luys Milan (1500-c.1561) Fantasía XVI
Alonso Mudarra (1508-1580) Fantasía X “on the Harp of Ludovico”
Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Fantasia in d minor
Mauro Giuliani ( 1781-1829) Variations on a “I bin a Kohlbauern Bub”, Op. 49
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) Gran jota
--intermission--
Celedonio Romero (1913-1996) Suite madrileña
Entrada, en el retiro, el chotis de la bombilla, en la Cibeles, en el Prado
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) Homenaje – «Le tombeau de Debussy»
Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) Sonata a la Española
Allegro assai, adagio, allegro moderato (tiempo de bolero)
Federico M. Torroba (1891-1982) Aires de la Mancha
Jerigonza, Ya llega el invierno, Coplilla, La Pastora, Seguidilla
Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) Fantasía Sevillana

(Program subject to change)

There are very few true living legends in the world of classical music, few who have sustained greatness and grown throughout their lives. Pepe Romero is such an artist. He has been honored by kings, heads of state, and major institutions-the encomiums continue to pour in. But to Romero, his most important contribution has been reaching the common man. He has communicated the richness and beauty of the classical guitar to millions of people throughout the world. He has, indeed, become an ambassador of classical music, and, correspondingly, of the classical guitar.

But this gift did not just appear out of nowhere. Pepe is the second son of one of the greatest guitarists that ever lived—Celedonio Romero. And he is brother to two more musical phenoms—Celin and Angel Romero. But perhaps we should start at the beginning...

Pepe was born in Malaga, Spain, in 1944. In those days, following the devastating Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and during the Second World War, Spain was in desperate economic straits. Basic survival was the primary challenge. Yet, in spite of this, Celedonio Romero and his remarkable wife, Angelita, instilled in all three of their children a love of music that transcended the profound misery surrounding them.

By age seven, Pepe set foot on the concert stage for the first time, at the Teatro Lope de Vega in Sevilla. And now, more than fifty years later, he continues to mesmerize audiences throughout the world. During that time, he has given literally thousands of concerts worldwide, many with the remarkable Romero Quartet, and many as a solo instrumentalist. He has worked with almost every major conductor alive, and has to his credit more than 60 recordings (among which are 20 concerto recordings with the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, with both Neville Marriner and Iona Brown).

Pepe Romero has premiered works by some of the finest composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Joaquin Rodrigo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Lorenzo Palomo, Padre Francisco de Madina, Paul Chihara, Enrique Diemecke, Ernesto Cordero, and, most poignantly, Celedonio Romero, have written compositions for Pepe. Always a champion of music by composers in earlier periods of music history, he has also delved into rare archives to re-explore lost pieces by Fernando Sor, Mauro Giuliani, Francesco Molino, Ferdinando Carulli, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Luigi Boccherini, and others.

In 1992, Pepe Romero performed on a groundbreaking laser disc of the Concierto de Aranjuez with Neville Marriner and the Academy of St-Martin-in-the-Fields. He played a prominent role in the major film documentary Shadows and Light: Joaquin Rodrigo at 90, which received numerous plaudits worldwide (including the Chicago International Film Festival, International Emmy Awards, and San Francisco International Film Festival).
Maestro Romero's many accomplishments include: world premieres of Rodrigo ?s Concierto andaluz (with the entire Romero Guitar Quartet), Concierto madrigal (with Angel Romero), and Concierto para una fiesta; Federico Moreno Torroba's Dia?logos entre guitarra y orquesta (Pepe was personally chosen by Moreno Torroba and Andre?s Segovia for the world recording premiere of this work dedicated to Segovia); and Lorenzo Palomo's Concierto de Cienfuegos (with the Romero Quartet) and Nocturnos de Andaluci?a (both released on the Naxos label). He also revived the great orchestral work Metamorfosi de concert by Xavier Montsalvatge, with Gianandrea Noseda, and premiered as well as recorded the Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra with Trumpet Obbligato by Paul Chihara, with Neville Marriner and the London Symphony.

In 2005 the Romero Quartet recorded Concierto vasco para 4 guitarras y orquesta by Francisco de Madina (written for the Romeros) with the Basque National Orchestra on a Claves release (entitled Aita Madina). A prominent new recording entitled The Romeros: Generations, features premieres of works by Jorge Morel (such as El Maestro, dedicated to Celedonio) and by Pepe himself, Recuerdos del pasado. In the spring of 2005, a solo recital release called Corazo?n Espan?ol became available on the CPA Hollywood Records label. Shortly thereafter, on the same label, came Classic Romero, another invaluable recital recording. In the summer of 2008, Pepe Romero recorded a splendid solo-vocal work by Lorenzo Palomo, with internationally recognized Spanish soprano Maria Bayo. It includes the song cycles Mi jardi?n solitario (with texts by Celedonio Romero) and Madrigal and Five Sephardic Songs and was released on the NAXOS label in 2009 along with Palomo’s Concierto de Cienfuegos with the Romeros Quartet and Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos conducting the Sevilla Royal Symphony Orchestra. Celebrating their 50th anniversary and release in 2009, is a brand new recording by the Romeros for Sony's RCA Red Seal Label entitled Los Romeros: Celebration. In November 2011, Deutsche Grammophon released Christmas with Los Romeros featuring the Romeros and Christmas favorites. A new Spanish solo collection including a premiere recording of Suite Madrileña No.1 by Celedonio Romero is soon to be released in spring 2012 by Deutsche Grammophon.

In the 2012/2013 season Pepe Romero will be honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of his father, the legendary Celedonio Romero. And in 2013/2014 Pepe Romero will tour the world celebrating his own 70th year.
Pepe Romero has performed (by himself and with his family) at the White House, the Vatican for Pope John Paul II, for HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, and Queen Beatrice of Holland. He has been a special guest at music festivals in Salzburg, Israel, Schleswig-Holstein,Tanglewood, Menuhin Festival, Osaka, Granada, Istanbul, Ravinia, Garden State, Hollywood Bowl, Blossom, Wolf Trap, and Saratoga, among many others.

In the United States, he has appeared with leading symphony orchestras in Philadelphia, Cleveland, Chicago, Houston, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Boston, San Francisco, Dallas, New York, and Los Angeles, as well as with the Orpheus Chamber Ensemble and Boston Pops. European ensembles with which he has appeared include the Academy of St-Martins-in-the-Fields,Dresden Philharmonic, London Symphony, Monte Carlo Philharmonic, I Musici, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Hungarica, Solisti di Zagreb, Hungarian State Orchestra, Spanish National Orchestra, Spanish National Radio Television Orchestra, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Hamburg Philharmoniker, L'Orchestre de la Suisse- Romande, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, New Moscow Chamber Orchestra, American Sinfonietta, and Bournemouth Symphony—among many others.

In addition, he has collaborated with such distinguished conductors as Sir Neville Marriner, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Eugene Ormandy, Josep Pons, Arthur Fiedler, Lawrence Foster, Enrique Jorda, Andre Kostelanetz, Leonard Slatkin, Phillipe Entremont, Odon Alonso, Morton Gould, Michael Palmer, Guillermo Figueroa, Michael Zearrot, Miguel Angel Gomez Martin
 

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WCGS Guitar Salon (WCGS)

Add event to googleSunday February 23, 2014 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, 4101 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE, United StatesThe guitar salons are a monthly gathering of WCGS members. We strive for a welcome and inviting atmosphere that will appeal to players of all levels of ability - from very beginners to professionals. Everyone is invited to play and take part in discussions.

Attendance is restricted to WCGS members or by invitation only. For information about joining WCGS or to request an invitation, please contact us.
 

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Salisbury Guitar Festival

Add event to googleFriday February 28, 2014 at 4:00 pmShow in Google mapHolloway Hall, Salisbury University, Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801Admission: SEE BELOW
Location: Holloway Hall, Salisbury University, Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Parking: Street or parking lot
Organizer Danielle Cumming, Salisbury University

Salisbury University will host its sixth annual Guitar Festival and Competition on February 28th and March 1rst 2014.
Friday February 28: Pop/Rock/All Styles Afternoon
- Workshops, classes and lecture demonstrations
2 styles, 2 days:

Friday (All Styles) Workshops
. Threefifty
. Michael Byle of Paul Reed Smith Guitars
. Guitar from Scratch with Danielle Cumming

Friday Registration:
All ages, all levels and all guitar styles.
Friday check-in between 3:30pm and 4:00pm in the Great Hall Social Room, in
Holloway Hall
$20 Participants
$10 for SU Students with ID
No charge for accompanying parents
Special rates for guitar ensembles, classes and clubs - please contact
Danielle Cumming

Saturday March 1: Classical Guitar Day
- Master classes, playing competitions and ensemble

2014 Performers and Teachers:
. Arc Duo: Bradley Colten, guitar and Heather Holden, flute.
. Matt Palmer
. Threefifty: Brett Rankin and Geremy Schulick
. Jason Balish
. Michael Byle of Paul Reed Smith Guitars
. Danielle Cumming, Festival Director

Saturday Registration:
Saturday check-in and warm up from 9:30am - 10:00am in the Great Hall Social
Room in the Holloway Hall building
$50 Participants
$15 Active Parents
Special rates for guitar ensembles, classes and clubs - please contact
Danielle Cumming
Saturday registration includes lunch in the University Dining Commons.
Saturday (Classical Day) Activities
All ages and levels welcome for:
. Master Classes
. Festival Ensemble - Leo Brouwer's 75th birthday is today! Celebrate
by performing "Cuban Landscape with Rain" and "Acerca del Cielo"
. Workshops on scale speed with Matt Palmer, on guitar construction
with Michael Byle of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, and on stylistic diversity
with Threefifty

Saturday Youth Competition:
. Performance Competition - three age categories
o ages 11 and under
o ages 12-15
o ages 16-18

Saturday Concluding Concert
5pm
Great Hall, in Holloway Hall Building
Performances by:
Arc Duo
The Festival Ensemble
Vendor
. The Kirkpatrick Guitar Studio. Try the guitars and browse the many
scores available for sale in the Great Hall Social Room.
Please visit www.salisbury.edu/guitarfestival/ for more details and online registration.
 
March, 2014

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Salisbury Guitar Festival

Add event to googleSaturday March 1, 2014 at 10:00 amShow in Google mapHolloway Hall, Salisbury University, Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801Admission: SEE BELOW
Location: Holloway Hall, Salisbury University, Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Parking: Street or parking lot
Organizer Danielle Cumming, Salisbury University

Salisbury University will host its sixth annual Guitar Festival and Competition on February 28th and March 1rst 2014.

Special rates for guitar ensembles, classes and clubs - please contact
Danielle Cumming

Saturday March 1: Classical Guitar Day
- Master classes, playing competitions and ensemble

2014 Performers and Teachers:
. Arc Duo: Bradley Colten, guitar and Heather Holden, flute.
. Matt Palmer
. Threefifty: Brett Rankin and Geremy Schulick
. Jason Balish
. Michael Byle of Paul Reed Smith Guitars
. Danielle Cumming, Festival Director

Saturday Registration:
Saturday check-in and warm up from 9:30am - 10:00am in the Great Hall Social
Room in the Holloway Hall building
$50 Participants
$15 Active Parents
Special rates for guitar ensembles, classes and clubs - please contact
Danielle Cumming
Saturday registration includes lunch in the University Dining Commons.
Saturday (Classical Day) Activities
All ages and levels welcome for:
. Master Classes
. Festival Ensemble - Leo Brouwer's 75th birthday is today! Celebrate
by performing "Cuban Landscape with Rain" and "Acerca del Cielo"
. Workshops on scale speed with Matt Palmer, on guitar construction
with Michael Byle of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, and on stylistic diversity
with Threefifty

Saturday Youth Competition:
. Performance Competition - three age categories
o ages 11 and under
o ages 12-15
o ages 16-18

Saturday Concluding Concert
5pm
Great Hall, in Holloway Hall Building
Performances by:
Arc Duo
The Festival Ensemble
Vendor
. The Kirkpatrick Guitar Studio. Try the guitars and browse the many
scores available for sale in the Great Hall Social Room.
Please visit www.salisbury.edu/guitarfestival/ for more details and online registration.
 

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Zachary Grim & Mckinley Foster

Add event to googleSunday March 2, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSwope Music Building 817 South High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382Admission: Free
Parking: Lot
Location: Swope Music Building Westchester University 817 South High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
Presenter: Zachary Grim, McKinley Foster and WU

Zachary Grim and McKinley Foster present their Junior Recital for Classical Guitar Performance.

For more information about Zachary Grim, please visit www.zacharygrim.com/.
 

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Miguel Yisrael, lute (PCMS)

Add event to googleFriday March 7, 2014 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapAmerican Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall 427 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 Admission: $24
Location: American Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall 427 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Parking: Paid Garage or Street
Presenter: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS)

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society will present a concert featuring lutenist, Miguel Yisrael. His program will feature works from The Kings Lute: French baroque lute music from Versailles

Overview
Miguel Yisrael was born in Lisbon, where he began his musical and artistic career, earning his Diploma in Classical Guitar in 1994. From 1999 to 2004, after studying the lute at the Paris Conservatoire with Claire Antonini, he completed his musical education with Hopkinson Smith in Basel, Switzerland, at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis. As a soloist, Miguel Yisrael has given recitals in France, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and China. In 2000, he took part in a television documentary devoted to the lutenist Hopkinson Smith, broadcast by Mezzo, Classica, RTBF and TSR. Miguel Yisrael has recorded 2 solo CDs for the Dutch Label Brilliant Classics, in 2008 and 2010, earning a “Diapason d’Or Découverte” for his CD The Court of Bayreuth and a “5 Diapason” for his CD Les Baricades Mistérieuses. He is also the author of a major treatise on the baroque lute called “Method for the Baroque Lute”, published in Italy by Ut Orpheus in 2008. In 2010, he created, for the same publisher, a new collection of music scores for the Baroque lute called “La Rhétorique des Dieux”. Miguel Yisrael performs on lutes built by Cezar Mateus, Princeton, USA. He currently lives and teaches Renaissance and Baroque lute in Paris.

For more information on this concert series please go to
www.pcmsconcerts.org/season/

For more information on this artist please go to www.miguelyisrael.com/
 

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Jason Vieaux

Add event to googleSaturday March 8, 2014 at 8:00 pmShow in Google mapRutegers-Camden Center for The Arts 576 Haddon Avenue Collingswood, NJ 08108Admission: $10 (with valid Student id),$24 , $35 , $51
Location: Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
Parking: Paid Lot
Presenter: Symphony in C

Tchaikovsky Fifth Symphony
Conductor: Philip Mann, Guest Conductor
Date and Time: March 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
Jason Vieaux, guitar

Corigliano: Troubadours variations for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Fifth Symphony, Op. 64 in e

Virtuoso classical guitarist and Curtis Institute faculty, Jason Vieaux, joins Symphony in C for a rare performance of John Corigliano’s lyrical and simplistic Spanish-style concerto, Troubadors. Tchaikovsky’s bold and striking Fifth Symphony will certainly raise the audience to its feet in the conclusion of this concert.

For More information on Jason Vieaux, please go to jasonvieaux.com/.

For more information on Symphony in C and this event, please go to symphonyinc.org/performances/march-8-2014.
 

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Connie Sheu (PCGS)

Add event to googleSunday March 9, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapSettlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147Admission: General: $25; Student/Senior: $15; Members: $10
Location: Settlement School of Music, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Parking: Free (parking lot or Street)
Presenter: Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society (PCGS)

Praised as “a gifted guitarist whose energetic, thoughtful
and artistic playing is wonderfully compelling and dynamic"
by Sharon Isbin, American guitarist.

Dr. Connie Sheu is a performer, teacher, and advocate of classical guitar. Her playing has been hailed by the New York Sun as “excellent, ruminative... scholarly." Past performances and teaching engagements have taken her from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall to Florida, Oklahoma, Moldova, Italy, Hungary, and throughout California.

Connie released her solo album Waking or Sleeping in 2008. She holds degrees from Columbia University and the Juilliard School, and earned her Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Southern California. Connie serves as Director of Communications for the Guitar Foundation of America and teaches at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

For more information on Connie Sheu, please go to: www.conniesheu.com/

For more information on PCGS, please go to: www.phillyguitar.com/index.html
 

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Christiaan Clark Junior Recital (U of D)

Add event to googleSunday March 23, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapGore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts, 110 Orchard Road, Newark, DE 19716, United StatesAdmission: Free
Location: Gore Recital Center at University of Delaware
Parking: on Street and lot
Presenter: Christiaan Clark and University of Delaware

Christiaan Clark's Junior Recital
Solo guitar music by Torroba and others, as well as a little bit of violin playing by the great Gabriella Stout on the Histoire du Tango (Piazzolla). Reception to follow.
 

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WCGS Guitar Salon (WCGS)

Add event to googleSunday March 23, 2014 at 7:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, 4101 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE, United StatesThe guitar salons are a monthly gathering of WCGS members. We strive for a welcome and inviting atmosphere that will appeal to players of all levels of ability - from very beginners to professionals. Everyone is invited to play and take part in discussions.

Attendance is restricted to WCGS members or by invitation only. For information about joining WCGS or to request an invitation, please contact us.
 

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Jeremy Lyons Potluck Master Class (WCGS)

Add event to googleSaturday March 29, 2014 at 4:00 pmShow in Google mapLansdowne, PAAdmission: FREE to audit, donations appreciated
Location: Lansdowne, PA
Parking: FREE on street
Organizer: Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society is proud to present a potluck master class with Baltimore guitarist Jeremy Lyons. Jeremy is a fantastic and thoughtful performer, and brings with him deep appreciation and understanding of the instrument garnered from years of study with Manuel Barrueco, Bruce Holzman and Glenn Lyons.

Prior to the master class, Jeremy will perform a short preview of his concert taking place the following day. After the preview we will enjoy a potluck dinner, and following that, the master class.

This is a potluck dinner event, so if you plan to attend please bring a dish or beverage to share with the group. Seating is very limited, so reservations are required (information below). Admission is free - donations are appreciated.

There are a limited number of performance slots still available. Please let me know if you're interested in performing.

For more information about Jeremy, please visit jeremylyonsguitar.com.

For more information and to reserve your seat, please E-mail me (Matthew Lavanish) at info@wilmingtonguitar.org.

Jeremy will be performing at The Music School of Delaware the following day, Sunday March 30. For more information about this performance please visit www.wilmingtonguitar.or.....40330.

Bio:
A native of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Jeremy Lyons began studying the classical guitar at a young age with his father, Glenn Lyons. He completed his undergraduate work with Bruce Holzman at Florida State University, and graduate work with Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory.

Currently based in Baltimore, Jeremy regularly performs throughout the mid-Atlantic and north-east regions. He also performs with his duo partner, soprano, Lisa Perry, in the Baltimore area and beyond. In 2009, Jeremy was awarded first prize in the Philadelphia Guitar Society Competition and In 2010 he performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop. Jeremy also performs on viola da gamba with the Peabody Consort of Viols under the direction of John Moran, as well as viola da gamba and Baroque guitar with the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble under the direction of Mark Cudek. While maintaining an active performing career, Jeremy is the current guitar instructor at A.R.T.I-S.T music education center in Perry Hall Maryland.

In addition to regular performing and teaching, Jeremy often collaborates with local composers in an effort to expand the contemporary guitar repertoire. He is involved in research concerning topics from early lute and guitar repertoire to twentieth and twenty first-century guitar chamber music. Jeremy is currently completing a DMA in guitar performance and a second masters degree in musicology at the Peabody Conservatory.
 

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Jeremy Lyons (WCGS)

Add event to googleSunday March 30, 2014 at 3:00 pmShow in Google mapThe Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802.Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors, students & WCGS/PCGS Members
Location: The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, DE 19802.
Parking: Free parking lot
Presenter: The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society wilmingtonguitar.org

Award-winning classical guitarist Jeremy Lyons returns to Wilmington to present a program of "Dreams and Dances," virtuoso guitar music including works by Britten, Brouwer, Rodrigo, Tedesco, and Tarrega.

A native of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Jeremy Lyons began studying the classical guitar at a young age with his father, Glenn Lyons. He completed his undergraduate work with Bruce Holzman at Florida State University, and graduate work with Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory.

Currently based in Baltimore, Jeremy regularly performs throughout the mid-Atlantic and north-east regions. He also performs with his duo partner, soprano, Lisa Perry, in the Baltimore area and beyond. In 2009, Jeremy was awarded first prize in the Philadelphia Guitar Society Competition and In 2010 he performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop. Jeremy also performs on viola da gamba with the Peabody Consort of Viols under the direction of John Moran, as well as viola da gamba and Baroque guitar with the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble under the direction of Mark Cudek. While maintaining an active performing career, Jeremy is the current guitar instructor at A.R.T.I-S.T music education center in Perry Hall Maryland.

In addition to regular performing and teaching, Jeremy often collaborates with local composers in an effort to expand the contemporary guitar repertoire. He is involved in research concerning topics from early lute and guitar repertoire to twentieth and twenty first-century guitar chamber music. Jeremy is currently completing a DMA in guitar performance and a second masters degree in musicology at the Peabody Conservatory.

For more information about Jeremy Lyons, please visit jeremylyonsguitar.com.

For more information, please visit wilmingtonguitar.org.