Category Archives: Uncategorized

AMEB Classical guitar public consultation now open

Dear interested parties one and all! The AMEB Classical Guitar Syllabus committee has further developed the draft writing brief to guide the composition of the new Classical Guitar syllabus. This draft writing brief and an accompanying survey is¬† now available … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Performing arts summer school in Launceston

Launceston College (Tasmania) is holding a Guitar Summer School in January. The dates are 22nd-23rd Jan, and the cost is $100. The summer school is held at the Launceston College Music Centre and the day is divided into an introduction … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Washington Post review – Rupert Boyd concert

This review was posted by Alfred Thigpen from the Washington Post on 31 January 2010.¬† Click here to link to the article.¬† Click here to visit Rupert’s website. Guitarist Rupert Boyd at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ Remember the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Classical Guitar Competition – deadline 31 March

The 2010 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition will take place in Adelaide, South Australia, as part of the 2010 Adelaide International Guitar Festival which runs Thursday 25 ‚Äì Sunday 28 November 2010. The 2010 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition, a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

“Songs of Life and Love”

Aleksandr Tsiboulski (guitar) and Emma Horwood (soprano) have just released a stunning CD – “Songs of Life and Love.”¬† The duo, which the Adelaide Advertiser called “perfectly matched,” perform five songs by John Dowland, six seguidillas by Fernando Sor,¬† Songs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

COZMO plays OZ – Australian Composed and Arranged Music

COZMO ‚Äì Capital of Australia Mandolinata ‚Äì on 28 November presented a delightful program of mandolin ensemble compositions and arrangements by Australian composers including Richard Charlton and Russell Reinhardt and Canberra premieres of works by Robert Schulz and Rob Kay … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Oscar Herrero – Flamenco guitar

Spanish guitarist and master of flamenco guitar Oscar Herrero, accompanied by leading Australian guitarist Timothy Kain, gave a great concert on 12 October 2009 on the occasion of the National Day of Spain in a program that commemorated the centenary … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

“Four of the best take the stage”

The following Canberra Times2 article appeared on 9 July prior to MGQ’s performance on 12 July 2009 at Wesley Music Centre. Top quality musicians bring their guitars and a vibrant program to Canberra, Janet Wilson writes. “Our mission is to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized