Classical Guitar Roundup

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Classical Guitar Roundup for September 2017

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We try to cover as many musical genres for guitar as we can, so we thought it would be good to just have a post which is dedicated to the many things going on in the classical guitar world as we can. So, here you go folks, a big list of great stories, links images and more for you to peruse at your leisure…enjoy!

Melbourne International Guitar Festival Releases 2017 Lineup – Mixdown (press release)

http://www.mixdownmag.com.au/melbourne-international-guitar-festival-releases-2017-lineupBoasting an incredible tally of over 800 international performances, Italian classical virtuoso Lorenzo Micheli is set to headline this year’s festival, performing an expansive repitoire comprised of both original material and canonical classical … Melbourne International Guitar Festival Releases 2017 Lineup – Mixdown (press release)

Encinitas Guitar Orchestra session begins Sept. 11 – Del Mar Times

http://www.delmartimes.net/encinitas-advocate/news/sd-cm-enc-0901-guitar-orchestra-20170829-story.htmlThe orchestra is comprised of 30 – 40 local guitarists from beginning through advanced levels who learn classical guitar technique and ensemble skills under the supervision of noted local guitarist and teacher Peter Pupping. The orchestra is divided … Encinitas Guitar Orchestra session begins Sept. 11 – Del Mar Times

 

Jenny Yoon ’19 realized passion for classical Spanish guitar – The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

http://hwchronicle.com/jenny-yoon-19-realized-passion-for-classical-spanish-guitar/The HarvardWhile Jenny Yoon ’19 grew up with a background in classical music, through HWGo! this summer she was exposed to a different style of music: classical Spanish guitar. Yoon has played the clarinet for eight years and will take AP Music Theory this year. Jenny Yoon ’19 realized passion for classical Spanish guitar – The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Mastering the art of the guitar – VVdailypress.com

http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170827/mastering-art-of-guitarWhile Burak is proficient in playing all styles of music, he said his education in classical guitar is at the foundation of his artistry. He holds a master’s degree in guitar performance from Cal State Fullerton and cites his influences as Australian … Mastering the art of the guitar – VVdailypress.com

 

Classical guitarist to aid church with musical gift – BlueRidgeNow.com

http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20170827/classical-guitarist-to-aid-church-with-musical-giftA native of eastern North Carolina and a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, Newbrough completed his Master’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He lived … Classical guitarist to aid church with musical gift – BlueRidgeNow.com

Watch This Amazing Classical Guitar Performance of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck”

http://www.guitarworld.com/acoustic-nation-acdcs-thunderstruck-classical-guitar-performance-ash-wainman-videoPosted 08/30/2017 by Damian Fanelli Continue Reading We recently dug up this amazing fingerstyle classical-guitar performance of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” by U.K. guitarist Ash Wainman. Some of you might remember Luca Stricagnoli’s recent acoustic guitar arrangement of this AC/DC classic from 1990; Wainman’s version is essentially a classical-guitar version of that. For more information and videos, be sure to follow Wainman on Facebook right here. Watch This Amazing Classical Guitar Performance of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck”

Recent Releases Tuesday: Sheet Music from Andrea Vezzoli and Paolo Ugoletti, William Bay, and Siyoh Tomiyama

http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/recent-releases-tuesday-sheet-music-from-andrea-vezzoli-and-paolo-ugoletti-william-bay-and-siyoh-tomiyama/So, just as we are listing new classical guitar CD releases on some Tuesdays here, we will also use occasional Tuesdays to announce recent print music releases. As with the CDs, these are not reviews per se (some will be reviewed in the magazine … Recent Releases Tuesday: Sheet Music from Andrea Vezzoli and Paolo Ugoletti, William Bay, and Siyoh Tomiyama

Raphealla Smits On Her Guitar Education, Mastering Period Instruments, and More

http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/raphealla-smits-on-her-guitar-education-mastering-period-instruments-and-more/CLASSICAL GUITAR: Raphaella, when you play, your phrasing feels very natural. I know you sang a lot when you were young. Do you think this is part of the secret of your expressiveness—because you started in music in the right way: with musical expression … Raphealla Smits On Her Guitar Education, Mastering Period Instruments, and More

Autorino Center for the Arts Welcomes Daniel Salazar Jr.’s GUITAR UNDER THE STARS

https://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/Autorino-Center-for-the-Arts-Welcomes-Daniel-Salazar-Jrs-GUITAR-UNDER-THE-STARS-20170823Salazar has performed in master classes with illustrious classical guitar maestros and considers Oscar Ghiglia, Christopher Parkening, Pepe Romero, Leo Brouwer and Manuel Barrueco as most influential. He is a long time resident of Hartford, Connecticut. Autorino Center for the Arts Welcomes Daniel Salazar Jr.’s GUITAR UNDER THE STARS

Cebu hosts 1st Int’l Guitar Music Festival

http://www.philstar.com/cebu-entertainment/2017/08/28/1733337/cebu-hosts-1st-intl-guitar-music-festivalOne of the festival’s highlights is the promotion of the classical guitar playing technique, and The Guitar Sinfonia – a united performance by different international and local concert artists comprised of 60 guitar players with a special performance … Cebu hosts 1st Int’l Guitar Music Festival

 

Female Guitar Heroes to Rock Derry

http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/content/female-guitar-heroes-rock-derryFriday features performances by Wiktoria Szubelak and Isabel Martinez, regarded as two of the leading guitarists of their generation, while Saturday’s World Stage concert includes a solo set by Dominika Bialostocka on classical guitar with accents on the … Female Guitar Heroes to Rock Derry

 

Laugh all you want, but remember: Charo slays at flamenco guitar too – Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-charo-hollywood-bowl-20170826-story.htmlAs a young girl, Charo studied guitar in Spain under Andrés Segovia, a giant of modern classical guitar. She has released several albums – some traditional, others salsa- and disco-oriented – since the ’70s and plays guitar for at least three hours … Laugh all you want, but remember: Charo slays at flamenco guitar too – Los Angeles Times

 

Getting all tuned up for Derry’s big guitar festival – Belfast Telegraph

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/getting-all-tuned-up-for-derrys-big-guitar-festival-36066323.htmlThe festival also offers its signature classical guitar course with a full female line-up featuring Wiktoria Szubelak (Poland), Isabel Martinez (Spain) and Dominika Bialostocka (Poland), the Black Sabbath riff library electric guitar course and a two … Getting all tuned up for Derry’s big guitar festival – Belfast Telegraph

 

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