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  • 2017-2018 Noteworthy

    The Northwest Park Concert Series concludes its’ spring schedule with guitarist and composer Gil Gutierrez on Saturday May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Northwest Park Nature Center in Windsor. Mexican guitar virtuoso and composer Gil Gutierrez has made his home in San Miguel de Allende for many years, his music and playing have attracted attention throughout the Americas and Europe through his many CD’s, film scores , and concert appearances. Since 2007 Mr. Gutierrez has directed and performed in more than 60 concerts with trumpeter Doc Severinsen appearing with symphony orchestras across the United States. His interests spread to many musical genres, such as jazz, flamenco, son cubano to name a few. Gil Gutiérrez will join forces with two equally gifted colleagues, violinist Robert Stern and bassist David Rodriguez, for two sets of high–level improvising. Doc Severinsen writes ...“Gil Gutierrez brings the fullest meaning to the word, “virtuoso.” Whether it is jazz, or pure [...]


    English and Hispanic music for solo guitar, guitar and voice and piano and voice

    On May 19th, 2018, 7:30 p.m. at First Church of Christ, Scientist 48 Park St. in Guilford, CT and on May 20th, 2018, 5:00 p.m. at Church of the Holy Spirit, 32 Church St. West Haven, CT Sir Charles Productions will present Chicago classical guitarist, Steve Klein, tenor Thomas Heilman and pianist Bill Braun in a program of English and Hispanic music for solo guitar, guitar and voice and piano and voice. Composers include Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, Barrios-Mangore, Lauro, Dowland, de Falla and Ginastera. The highlight of the concert will be the Llobet transcriptions of de Falla’s ”Siete Canciones Populares”. Mr. Klein has toured extensively in North America and Europe and has performed with the Chicago Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony String Quartet and the Camerata Society of Chicago. This concert marks his New England debut.


    Oscar Ghiglia Masterclass Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

    Oscar Ghiglia will be conducting a master class on Thursday October 5 at the Hartt School 200 Bloomfield Ave. W. Hartford. The class is from 3-5:00PM and will be held in Berkman Auditorium in the Hartt School. Performers will be guitar majors from the Hartt School. The public is invited and the event is free.


    Jason Vieaux and Julien Labro

    On Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5pm, Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux and internationally acclaimed composer, bandoneónist, and accordionist Julien Labro join forces for a performance on the Robbie Collomore Concert Series at the Chester Meeting House (4 Liberty Street, Chester, CT). Following their triumph at this summer’s Caramoor Festival in New York, Vieaux and Labro are hitting the road for a series of performances this fall, celebrating the success of their second album, Infusion, on Azica Records. The innovative duo's tour program features three exhilarating works from the album -- Labro's arrangements of Piazzolla’s Escualo and Gnattali’s Suite Retratos, and Vieaux’s arrangement of Pat Metheny’s Antonia -- as well as Rossen Balkanski’s Prelude and Scherzo and Labro’s arrangement of Arvo Pärt’s Fratres. Vieaux and Labro's high-energy, engaging performances weave together arranged and original material, epitomizing Vieaux and Labro’s versatility – each [...]


    'Sunday Stage' Dates

    'Sunday Stage' is a monthly meeting for members and their friends hosted by CGS board member, Tim Maynard at his Highland Guitar Studio in Manchester, CT. Throughout the concert season (Sept.-May), guitarists and friends gather to talk about guitars, music and have a chance to play in an informal setting. Times for all dates are 2-4pm. Light refreshments will be served. The studio is located within Hilliard Mills at 642 Hilliard Street, Suite 1203, Manchester, CT 06042. For more info, call 860.866.5697 or email info@highlandguitarstudio.com.       Sept. 24 Oct. 8 Nov. 12 Dec. 10 Jan. 14 Feb. 4 Mar. 11 Apr. 15 May 6


    Guitar Under the Stars

    For the first time in West Hartford, acclaimed guitarist Daniel Salazar will bring his spectacular GUITAR UNDER THE STARS program to University of Saint Joseph! This year's program will highlight the fusion of World Music Styles in a remarkable multicultural artistic collaboration. Salazar will be performing his original music and brilliant symphonic arrangements with an impressive group of international musicians. This grand event also includes outstanding local talent. Joining the program will be the Virtuoso Orchestra Ensemble, comprised of top players from Connecticut's own Hartford Symphony. The Hartt Community Division Guitar Quartet , a group of talented young musicians, will present a pre-concert performance Founded in 1993, Guitar Under the Stars is a large-scale outdoor concert production that has become one of the Connecticut’s most popular concert events. Traditionally held at the Hartford Riverfront, this year the University of Saint Joseph will host [...]


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