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International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016 – Reflections

#IGRCSurrey 2016 If you have managed to read through the last few blog posts, you will by now know that there has been an incredible amount of world-class research presented at the International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016 at University … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016- Day 6

Day 6 – Wednesday Mar 23, 2016  The last day here at #IGRCSurrey 2016. The morning began with a fascinating lecture-recital from Sam Muir (accompanied by her student Lara) discussing the history of the enchanting Medeiran machete de braga, and its … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016- Day 5

Day 5 -Tuesday Mar 22, 2016 Another wonderfully full day at #IGRCSurrey 2016. The morning began with a fascinating lecture from physicist and postdoctoral research associate, David Robert Grimes, who discussed the physics of string-bending and other electric guitar techniques. … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016- Day 4

Day 4 – Monday Mar 21, 2016. Another incredibly busy and informative day of guitar, research and music at #IGRCSurrey 2016. To start the morning, Aliexsey Vianna presented a lecture-recital titled  “Unaccompanied Improvisations – The multi-textural nature of the guitar”in which he presented … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference – Day 3

#IGRCSurrey Day 3 – Sunday, 20th March 2016. Some very informative lectures and incredible playing this morning in the lecture-recitals @IGRC Research Conference 2016 . The wonderful Alberto Mesirca presented his research on the “The Discovery of the Guitar Works from … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016 – Day 1 and 2

A fantastic concert last night from the Mobius Trio (USA) to open the six day, International Guitar Research Centre Conference 2016 at the University of Surrey. Today, a full day of papers, lecture-recitals and concerts. Papers on diverse topics from … Continue reading

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International Guitar Research Centre Conference, Mar 18-23, 2016 @ University of Surrey

A very exciting event at the International Guitar Research Centre at University of Surrey (Guildford, UK) this coming week – some of the most distinguished and highly regarded scholars and musicians from around the world will gather for this major international conference … Continue reading

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