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  • 2019-2020 Noteworthy

    Guy Van Duser  & Billy Novick’s 45th Anniversary Celebration

    Hi everybody- Guy and I have spent a good part of this past winter producing a performance video to celebrate our 45 years of playing together. It will be presented by Amazing Things Arts Center (ATAC) this Friday, April 30th, at 8PM EDT. (Way to give advance notice, Bill!). Making the video was a lot of fun as well as being an "exciting and highly educational experience." (Translation: "OMG- I had no idea how much time and effort this would entail!") But 45 years? Really? If you do the [...]


    Julian Bream - Spellbinding Talent, Inquisitive Taste

    Read the article on Julian Bream by clicking the link below: Julian Bream_ Spellbinding Talent, Inquisitive Taste - WSJ


    Online Flamenco Guitar Master Classes

    International Flamenco guitarists  VAL RAMOS and  JOSE RAMOS  will be teaching five weekly master classes for Flamenco guitar beginners starting on Sunday, June 7 until Sunday, July 5, 2020. These classes will provide an introduction to basic Flamenco guitar technique--"rasgueado" (basic strumming), "picado," arpeggios, trémolo, and thumb work--as well as learning a few Flamenco forms (Sevillanas, Farruca, and Soleares). Through these master classes, you'll learn some of [...]


    CGS Guitar Ensemble Seeking Members

    The CGS Guitar Ensemble is currently seeking new members. The ensemble meets every other Wednesday in West Hartford and is open to all ages and levels beyond beginner. Anyone wishing to join a fun group of guitarists playing easy pieces of music, please contact Dave Giardina via phone or email: 860.573.0406 dave@davegmusic.com


    The Amuse Blues Jazz Trio<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.60em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>Sunday, November 3, 2019</font>

    The Amuse Blues Jazz Trio will perform on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 4 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Society: east 153 Vernon Street West, Manchester, CT. Paul Shumsky, guitarist, Ryan Ford, double bassist, and  Steve Dauphinais, drummer, present a relaxing afternoon of jazz featuring music ranging from Cole Porter and Kurt Weill to Henry Mancini and Gabriel Faure. Suggested donation: $15, no one turned away. For more information please visit uuse.org


    Trio Camino in Tiverton<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.60em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>October 11, 2019</font>

    Trio Camino will play a special concert at the Four Corners Theatre in Tiverton at 7:00 on Friday, Oct. 11. The program will feature music from Greece, Spain and Mexico. Please visit www.triocamino.com for more information on this fantastic group.


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    27th American Mandolin & Guitar Summer School <br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.60em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>June 24 – 29, 2019</font>

    The 27th American Mandolin & Guitar Summer School will be held June 24-29, 2019, on the beautiful waterfront campus of Roger Williams University in Bristol RI. Our program is geared to classical guitarists and mandolinists who read music and want develop their musicianship, the ability to move beyond merely playing correct notes to actually interpreting music– Classical, Brazilian, Baroque– with skill, passion, and an ear for appropriate performance practice. Our students [...]


    Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra Spring Concerts<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.60em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>May 31 & June 1, 2019</font>

    The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra, under the direction of Joseph Ricker, presents Spring Concerts on May 31 & June 1, 2019. Featuring the music of James Brown and Antonio Carlos Jobim; also including works by Bartok, Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos and surf guitar classics. Presented by the Northampton Center for the Arts at the newly opened 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060. Click for directions. Friday, May 31 & Saturday, June1, 2019 8:00 PM (doors at 7:30 PM) Tickets available at the [...]


    University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival 2019<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.60em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>April 5 – April 7, 2019</font>

    Pump House Music Works 1:00-2:00 Registration 3:30-6:00 Masterclass: Dimitris Kotranakis 3:30-6:00 Masterclass: An Tran 3:30-6:00 Masterclass: Maarten Stragier 6:30-7:30 Welcome address and reception 8:00-10:00 Concert: Providence Mandolin Orchestra (soloist, Adam Levin), Redmond O’Toole, Gaelle Solal 9:30-10:00 Meet the artists, CD Signing University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center 9:00-9:30 Welcome Address: Mark Conley 9:30-12:30 Masterclass: Matthew Rohde 9:30-12:30 [...]


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