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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 – May 3rd – Canberra, ACT – May 4th – Canberra, ACT – May 7th – Crow’s…
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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 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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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 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.


Bradley Kunda “In the Woods” CD release

International prize-winning guitarist Bradley Kunda launches his debut solo release on Soundset Recordings with a special concert at the Wesley Music Centre on 14 June. IN THE WOODS CD LAUNCH Bradley Kunda, guitar | John Gould, viola | Rebecca MacCallion, soprano When:  Saturday 14 June 2014 | 7:30pm Where:  Wesley Music Centre, Forrest Tickets:  $30…
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Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition victor Andrey crowned!

 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival Media Release – 13 August 2012   Australian National University School of Music student Andrey Lebedev was announced as the winner of the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition on Saturday 11 August at the 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival in the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Dunstan Playhouse.   The 21 year-old…
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Callum Henshaw wins First Prize in Córdoba

For the fourth time since 2006, an Australian has won First Prize in the International Guitar Competition in Córdoba, Spain. In July 2012, Canberra-born classical guitarist, Callum Henshaw, was awarded first prize in the IX Concurso Internacional de Guitarra– Festival de Córdoba, Spain.  He received grants from the ANU and the Friends of the School…
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Guitar Trek achieves a milestone – 25 years!

“Timothy Kain and Guitar Trek boldly go where no guitar group has gone before,” Peter Wilkins writes in the Canberra Times on 26 July 2012. Pulling quite a few strings In 1987, Timothy Kain, head of guitar at the (Australian National University’s) School of Music, dared to go where no guitarist had gone before. He…
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Classical Guitar Composition Project Winners

Canberra Classical Guitar Society and Wesley Music Foundation In 2010, Canberra Classical Guitar Society and Wesley Music Foundation launched The Classical Guitar Composition Project. We are pleased to announce the two winners of the competition, Michael Sollis and Bradley Kunda. The pair surpassed the competition from other applicants and have won the two $1,000 commissions…
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German Youth Guitar Orchestra set to tour Australia

The German Youth Guitar Orchestra, or JGO, is returning to Australia for concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra in August and September.  Check the calendar for specific details, or visit the guitar society webpage the relevant city. JGO-BW ensemble  is a project sponsored by the state of Baden – Württemberg, Germany. Being an institution enabling…
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Simon Powis – Canberra – Oct. 22

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