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Faculty Member John Zevos to conduct Boston Guitar Orchestra

John was asked to guest conduct the Boston Guitar Orchestra for a concert on 3/14/15.  They will be opening the concert followed by world famous Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla.  One of the pieces we will be performing is John’s latest piece for guitar orchestra “One for the Road”.  The concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley St., Boston.

Boston Classical Guitar Concert BCGS Artist Series: Marcin Dylla

When
Sat, March 14, 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Description
Tickets: $25/ 20/15 Hailed by Washington Post as “among the most gifted guitarists on the planet” Polish guitarist, Marcin Dylla is a rare phenomenon in recent history of Classical Guitar. Many music critics, connoisseurs and music lovers certify that Marcin Dylla is among the world’s elite of classical guitar players. He has earned this position, among others, to unparalleled number of awards including 19 First Prizes from 1996-2007 at the most prestigious international music competitions around the world. His last triumph was the Gold Medal of the ‘2007 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition’ in Los Angeles known as the most prestigious guitar contest in the world followed by tour of over 50 cities in North America, Mexico and Canada during 2008-09 season, live recital video recording for Mel Bay Publications and CD recording for Naxos that reached the Naxos ‘Top 10 Bestselling Albums’ in September 2008.

 

His live recital DVD “Wawel Royal Castle at Dusk” was nominated for 2010 Fryderyk Award (equal to American Grammy) in the category of Solo Classical Music Album of the Year. Marcin Dylla was born in Chorzow in 1976. He received his first guitar lessons at the Ruda Slaska Music Conservatory in his native Poland. From 1995 to 2000 he studied at the Music Academy of Katowice with Adi Wanda Palacz. He then completed his studies with Prof. Oscar Ghiglia, Prof. Sonja Prunnbauer and Prof. Carlo Marchione at the Music Academies of Basel (Switzerland), Freiburg (Germany) and Maastricht (The Netherlands), respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Music Academy in Kraków and Katowice.

 

Beginning Maestros: New Class Starts Monday March 6th

 

Beginning Maestros

Performance Competitions – April 12

On Sunday, April 12, 2015 we will hold performance competitions at the Music School for students  preschool – grade 12.

Learn more about requirements and timing here.

Billie Tooley Interview on NH Brand Radio Show

CEO Billie Tooley was recently interviewed on the NH Brand show on Portsmouth’s WSCA FM. Listen as she shares her thoughts about the school and its future direction.

Go to minute 50 to hear her.   http://audio.wscafm.org/audio/2014/NH-BRAND/WSCA-NH-BRAND_11-21-2014.mp3

We Need YOUR Help! Annual Appeal 2014

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