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Classical Guitar Roundup October 2017

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The Classical Guitar Roundup October 2017 is the first of our three guitar roundups for October. In keeping with all the previous order (we need more order!), classical guitar is first. Later in the month you will get a round up of rock and jazz guitar. So, we hope you enjoy this months selection.

Classical Guitar Series Event Monday Night – ATU News

http://www.arkansastechnews.com/community/classical-guitar-series-event-monday-night/Rene Izquierdo, associate professor of classical guitar at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will perform the 2017 John and Trudy Watson Classical Guitar Series concert at Arkansas Tech University on Monday, Oct. 16. The performance will begin at … Read More…

Rosewood Chamber Ensemble presents Old World – New World concert – Litchfield County Times

http://www.countytimes.com/entertainment/rosewood-chamber-ensemble-presents-old-world---new-world/article_39fda37d-9b4d-525f-9552-9473ff33228f.htmlShe is a co-founder of the Connecticut Classical Guitar Society, and a founding member of the New American Mandolin Ensemble that has performed in the U.S. and in Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. She studied Oscar Ghiglia at The Hartt … Read More…

Guitarist takes an in-depth look at Nick Drake’s unique tone – Boing Boing

https://boingboing.net/2017/10/12/guitarist-takes-an-in-depth-lo.htmlClassical guitar-style hand position with bent wrist and thumb angle (and playing over the sound hole). At the end of the video, to demonstrate the sound, he launches into the first part of Things Behind the Sun. It sounded so beautiful, it made my … Read More…

Classical guitarist Matthew Hinsley named Texas Citizen of the Year – austin360 (blog)

http://arts.blog.austin360.com/2017/10/11/classical-guitarist-matthew-hinsley-named-texas-citizen-of-the-year/Earlier this month in Galveston, Matthew Hinsley, executive director of the Austin Classical Guitar, accepted the Texas Citizen of the Year Award from the National Association of Social Workers. Later that week at the AISD Performing Arts Center … Read More…

Classical Guitar Pioneer Loris Ohannes Chobanian Honored – Armenian Weekly

https://armenianweekly.com/2017/10/11/classical-guitar-pioneer-loris-ohannes-chobanian-honored/CLEVELAND, Ohio—The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society presented a special award to the Baldwin Wallace University Professor Emeritus Loris Ohannes Chobanian on Sept. 16, in recognition of his lifelong service to promoting and advancing the cause … Read More…

Segovia Classical Guitar Series celebrates 25th anniversary – Evanston Now

http://evanstonnow.com/event/music/entertainment/stephanie-kulke/2017-10-09/78471/segovia-classical-guitar-seriesThe 25th anniversary Segovia Classical Guitar Series runs Oct. 28 through April 14, 2018. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Galvin Recital Hall located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, 70 Arts Circle Drive on the … Read More…

Petar & Daniel Guitar Duo to perform as part of Searl Pickett Chamber Music Series – Fond du Lac Reporter

http://www.fdlreporter.com/story/news/local/action-advertiser/2017/10/09/petar-daniel-guitar-duo-perform-part-searl-pickett-chamber-music-series/745694001/Jankovic began his guitar studies at age 8 in Serbia, where he later earned a degree in classical guitar from the renowned Belgrade Music Academy. As a performer at major competitions around the globe, Jankovic’s universally evocative sound has won … Read More…

Classical guitar virtuosi Johannes Möller and Laura Fraticelli to return to Mount Vernon Music – Gilmer Mirror

http://www.gilmermirror.com/view/full_story/27489879/article-Classical-guitar-virtuosi-Johannes-M%C3%B6ller-and-Laura-Fraticelli-to-return-to-Mount-Vernon-Music-?instance=home_news_bulletsClassical guitar virtuosi Johannes Möller and Laura Fraticelli will return to Mount Vernon Music for a concert on Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. The husband and wife duo, who make their home in The Hague, Netherlands, will give their sole East Texas … Read More…

Heard Up North: “plein air” classical guitar along eastern Lake Ontario – North Country Public Radio

https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/34816/20171006/heard-up-north-plein-air-classical-guitar-along-eastern-lake-ontarioOct 06, 2017 — Chaumont classical guitarist Gary Walts says he can thank public television and a Watertown bookstore for his love of music. Walts shared some favorite music recorded outdoors last month on a warm afternoon on the eastern shore of Lake … Read More…

St. Louis Classical Guitar Society: New Season, New Director – Ladue News

http://www.laduenews.com/arts-and-culture/features/st-louis-classical-guitar-society-new-season-new-director/article_6d6da58f-dd36-596e-a3b7-e5b428dd8f51.htmlThat odd independent clause – the first half of a common mnemonic for the E, A, D, G, B, E progression of a guitar’s open strings – may well prompt a fleeting collective smile from the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society at a pleasantly explosive moment … Read More…

 

Hanoi’s first international guitar festival set to start Oct. 27 – VietNamNet Bridge

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/what-s-on/188286/hanoi-s-first-international-guitar-festival-set-to-start-oct--27.htmlThere will be a range of activities during the festival, including a competition, classical guitar performances and knowledge sharing. The organizers said 26 contestants from Thailand, India and Vietnam have registered for the guitar competition. The … Read More…

Classical guitarist touring Australia for Lifeline – The South Burnett Times

https://www.southburnetttimes.com.au/news/classical-guitarist-touring-australia-for-lifeline/3232848/IF YOU’VE been to Kingaroy Shoppingworld today or yesterday you may have seen Murray Mandel playing some relaxing guitar. Sydney man Mr Mendel is touring the country over a three year period, stopping at towns along the way performing street guitar … Read More…

 An evening of Spanish classical guitar – Hawick News

http://www.hawick-news.co.uk/whats-on/music/an-evening-of-spanish-classical-guitar-1-4578006An evening of Spanish classical guitar. Matthew McAllister and Allan Neave feature Spanish Classical Guitar at Tower Mill Theatre Hawick. Published: 09:00 Friday 06 October 2017. Classical guitarists Allan Neave and Matthew McAllister will perform for … Read More…

 

 

 

 Classical guitarist and composer has strong links with New Plymouth – Taranaki Daily News

https://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/midweek/97579424/classical-guitarist-and-composer-has-strong-links-with-new-plymouthTop New Zealand classical guitarist and composer Bruce Paine returns to New Plymouth on Wednesday October 18 to perform at the 4th Wall Theatre at 7.30pm. Bruce was a guest artist at the 2016 Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer School and his … Read More…

 

 

Sibéal Ní Chasaide is headline act in Moy Singers Christmas Concert – Mayo Advertiser

http://www.advertiser.ie/mayo/article/95959/sibal-n-chasaide-is-headline-act-in-moy-singers-christmas-concertJohn Feeley, classical guitarist will accompany Sibéal in Ballina. John Feeley teaches at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin. Feeley is internationally renowned as a performer and teacher, with appearances at such festivals as the Guitar … Read More…

 

 

 

Okay, well that’s it for this month for our classical guitar roundup October 2017. Hopefully we have covered a lot of bases here. We continue refine how we gather news and this month we are looking at news from various countries including USA, UK, Germany, France Australia and New Zealand. Until next month’s classical guitar roundup keep strumming!

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