Local guitar happenings around Victoria and Vancouver Island
Cancelled due to weather
VCM Guitar Faculty Recital
January 17th, 2020. 7:30-9:00pm
St. Dunstan's Anglican Church
Members of Orontes Guitar Quartet, comprised of Syrian guitarists Orwa Al Sharaa, Gabriel Al Botros, and Meer Mahmoud, will be joined by Canadian guitarist Simon Farintosh for an evening of music for guitar quartet and trio. This exciting program will feature works by Philip Glass, Leo Brouwer, Olga Amelkina-Vera, among others. All proceeds will be directed towards Orontes members as they seek refugee status in Canada.
January 18th, 2020 2:00-3:00pm
St. George's Anglican Church
This afternoon recital will feature solo guitar works by A. Tansman, M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and J. Hetu, in addition to transcriptions of A. Scriabin and T. Monk. All donations will be directed towards the St. George's Children's Ministry.
Reception to follow.
Masterclass with Dr. Alexander Dunn
December 4th, 4:00-6:00pm
Room 303, Victoria Conservatory of Music