Tag Archives: Classical Guitar

Conference Report: International Guitar Research Centre Conference, Hong Kong, July 2019

The International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC) at the University of Surrey (UK) held its 2019 research conference from 14th to 20th July 2019 at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. This event brought together … 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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12th Annual LMU Guitar Festival – March 18-20th, 2016

Loyola Marymount University in Los Angles will be hosting it’s 12th Annual Guitar Festival next month — looking to be another stellar weekend of guitar events. Celil Refik Kaya Concert: Friday, March 18, 8 p.m. Technique Workshop w/Celil Refik Kaya … Continue reading

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Goes2Eleven Podcast…….

Guitarist and music writer Matt Cochran is producing a great new podcast called Goes2Eleven, a weekly podcast about the world of the guitar, featuring interviews, music, reviews, and more. G2E covers every aspect of the guitar world, from buying your first … Continue reading

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Segovia -3rd Movement

Just stumbled across this video of Maestro Segovia performing Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s ‘Concerto in Re (3rd Movement) with the Bell Telephone Orchestra, broadcast on CBS in April 1963. Can you imagine seeing this on network TV today …… ??

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Connie Sheu @ LAVC tonight

Praised as by Sharon Isbin as “a gifted guitarist whose energetic, thoughtful and artistic playing is wonderfully compelling and dynamic,” Connie Sheu is widely acclaimed as a performer, teacher and advocate of the classical guitar. A prizewinner of numerous competitions, … Continue reading

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Brian Head Concert and Masterclass at LAVC this weekend Feb 11 and 12, 2012

Brian Head is a FANTASTIC composer, performer and teacher. Currently the Chair of the USC Guitar Department and Artistic Director of GFA, he will be playing a concert and holding a masterclass this weekend at LAVC. This Saturday, the AGS … Continue reading

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Memorial Concert for Ronald Purcell, Sunday Feb 12 @ CSUN

A concert celebrating the life of Professor Ron Purcell will be held at CSUN this coming Sunday February 12 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to come and celebrate the life and contributions of Professor Purcell.  Purcell Memorial Recital

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