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    Profile – The Australian Guitar Duo

    “Australian compositions played by top-flight musicians” – The Village Voice, NSW The Australian Guitar Duo is becoming recognised as one of the most dynamic and exciting guitar ensembles. The duo has performed throughout the world, including at the New York Guitar Duo Festival in New York City, Project Cancion Española in Spain, Festival de Musique Classique in France, Meadowlark Music … [Read More...]

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    Profile – Guitar Trek at 25

    Celebrating their 25th birthday in 2012 and now a much loved part of the Australian music scene, the dynamic Australian quartet Guitar Trek was formed by Timothy Kain in 1987 specifically to launch a guitar family project that has subsequently attained the status of a major new direction in the guitar's continuing development into the 21st century. With new Australian music at its heart, the … [Read More...]

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    Profile – Grigoryan brothers

    Since their first acclaimed Australian national tour in 2002, the Grigoryan brothers performances have astounded audiences world-wide. In this time they have released three duo albums, completed three Australian national tours and several international tours through Europe, USA, UK, Asia, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. They have performed with symphony orchestras and at … [Read More...]

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    Karin Schaupp

    Karin Schaupp is one of the most outstanding young guitarists on the international scene. She performs widely on the international stage as a recitalist, concerto soloist and festival guest, and has given countless recitals in Australia, Europe, Asia, the US, Mexico and Canada. Karin’s playing receives the highest acclaim from critics and audiences alike and she is held in great esteem by … [Read More...]

Apr
09

Rupert Boyd Australian Tour May 2016

During May 2016, Rupert Boyd will be on a 13-concert tour of Australia to release Fantasías, with performances in 10 cities, including three appearances at the Canberra International Music Festival. May 3rd – Canberra, ACT – www.cimf.org.au May 3rd – Canberra, ACT – www.cimf.org.au May 4th – Canberra, ACT – www.cimf.org.au May 7th – Crow’s…
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Apr
09

Rupert Boyd CD – Fantasías

On April 28th 2016, Little Mystery Records will release New York-based Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd‘s eagerly awaited second solo CD Fantasías (LMR-103). Described by the Washington Post as “truly evocative”, and by Classical Guitar Magazine as “a player who deserves to be heard”, Rupert Boyd is recognized as one of the most talented guitarists…
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Apr
09

Profile – Andrew Blanch

Andrew Blanch is a classical guitarist based in Sydney, Australia. Andrew picked up his first guitar at the age of six, and hasn’t put it down since. Now in his mid-twenties, Andrew performs in concerts and in competitions around the world, “developing a reputation as one of the country’s leading young classical guitarists.” Andrew has…
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Apr
03

Andrew Blanch CD – Spanish Guitar Music

9/10 Artistic Quality, 9/10 Sound Quality “Andrew Blanch is the real deal… …anyone looking for an extremely enjoyable Spanish guitar collection could hardly ask for more.”  – David Hurwitz, Executive Editor of ClassicsToday.com The beginning of 2016 marks the release of Andrew Blanch‘s anticipated debut solo CD, Spanish Guitar Music.  At 17 tracks long, this…
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Mar
21

Callum Henshaw Debut CD Echo & Return

Canberra-based classical guitarist Callum Henshaw releases his new CD next month, but you can preview the tracks and pre-order from http://callumhenshaw.com/album/352997/echo-return. Echo & Return features music from Spain, France, Mexico, and Australia – including a world premiere of a work by Melbourne-based composer, Samuel Smith. The CD includes stunning artwork by Canberra-based artist Paul Summerfield.

Feb
05

New CD from mimi duo

West Australia-based mimi duo (Duncan Gardiner – guitar and Setsu Masuda – piano) have released a new album called Falling Like Tears.  Gardiner and Masuda each bring their own specialities to create a magical blend of music including exotic impressions from Japan and Spain, to intricate works of Bach, sweet sorbets of Schubert, passionate tangos…
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Feb
01

Melbourne Guitar Quartet, April 15

The Melbourne Guitar Foundation kicks off their 2016 concert season with one of Australia’s leading ensembles. Fri, April 15 @7pm. St Mary’s Church, 428 Queensberry St, North Melbourne. $25/$30 Concession/Adult. TICKETS VIA: www.melbourneguitarfoundation.com Free wine, beer and fingerfood during intermission! The Melbourne Guitar Quartet’s 2016 concert is set to be an alluring experience for the…
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Oct
12

Profile – Duncan Gardiner

Classical guitarist and composer Duncan Gardiner is emerging as one of Australia’s leading musicians. Having released three albums, published a book of original works and toured internationally, Duncan has been described as “exceedingly talented” (Julian Day, ABC Classic FM) and as “an excellent ambassador for the classical guitar“.  His playing has been described by audiences…
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Oct
11

Guitar Trek CD Serene Nights

From ABC https://shop.abc.net.au/products/guitar-trek-serene-nights-cd Serene Nights is the sixth album from trail-blazing Australian guitar ensemble Guitar Trek. The album draws on music from far beyond the guitar’s usual repertoire, reimagining works from a variety of genres: “We’ve explored pieces for solo piano, dipped into the chamber music repertoire, and also tackled a movement originally written for…
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Sep
12

Melbourne International Guitar Festival and Competition Sept 19 & 20

Young Melbourne Entrepreneurs and current classical guitar M.Mus(Performance) students from the Melbourne Conservatorium, Michael MacManus and Evan Hopkins, banded together in late 2014 to establish the Melbourne Guitar Foundation. Their mission is to promote and cultivate the classical guitar in Australia. With a vision of an engaged local community of guitarists contributing towards a culture of…
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