Virtual Guest Series

BGS Virtual Guest Series - Spring 2021

David Russell: The Magical Sound of the Guitar

Friday January 22nd, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/183-david-russell-magical-sound-guitar

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Grammy award winner classical guitarist David Russell in a workshop on the production of sound on guitar via Zoom.

Misael Barraza-Díaz: Flamenco technique for classical guitarists

Friday January 29th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/184-misael-barraza-d%C3%ADaz-flamenco-...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present outstanding Mexican guitarist Misael Barraza-Díaz in a workshop on flamenco technique for classical guitarists via Zoom.

Masterclass with David Russell: Ana Maria Iordache and Misael Barraza-Díaz

Friday, February 5th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/185-masterclass-david-russell

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary David Russell in a masterclass with students Ana Maria Iordache and Misael Barraza-Díaz via Zoom.

Program:
Ana Maria Iordache ...............D. Scarlatti(1685-1757) - Sonata K239* arr. David Russell*
Misael Barraza-Díaz.................N. Coste (1805- 1883) - Le Départ, op.31

Judicaël Perroy: Performance excellence

Friday February 12th, 2021. 11AM MST.

Bolton Guitar Studies in collaboration with the Tucson Guitar Society are delighted to present French classical guitarist Judicaël Perroy in a conversation about excellence in performance via Zoom.

Masterclass with Sérgio Assad: Andrea Roberto and Andrés Pantoja

Friday, February 19th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/187-masterclass-sérgio-assad

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary Sergio Assad in a masterclass with students Andrea Roberto and Andres Pantoja via Zoom.

Program:

Andrea Roberto ............... S. Assad (b.1952) - Aquarelle: I.Divertimento

Andrés Pantoja................. S. Assad (b.1952) - Aquarelle: II. Valseana 

                                                                                                 III. Preludio y toccatina

 

Marco Tamayo: Musical and technical fundamentals for an effortless performance

Friday February 26th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/188-marco-tamayo-musical-and-technical...

Bolton Guitar Studies in collaboration with the Tucson Guitar Society are delighted to present Cuban virtuoso Marco Tamayo in a conversation about an effortless performance via Zoom.

Masterclass with David Russell: Yihui Wang and Duo Chinoiserie

Friday, March 5th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/189-masterclass-david-russell

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary David Russell in a masterclass with students Yihui Wang and Duo Chinoiserie via Zoom.

Program:

Yihui Wang ....................... M. Maria Ponce (1882-1948) - Sonata Clásica: IV. Allegro

Duo Chinoiserie ................. C. Debussy (1862-1918) - Golliwogg’s Cakewalk*
*trans. Duo Chinoiserie

Masterclass with David Russell: Andrés Pantoja and Ignacio Mondaca

Friday, March 12th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/190-masterclass-david-russell

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary David Russell in a masterclass with students Andres Pantoja and Ignacio Mondaca via Zoom.

Program:

Andrés Pantoja ......................... M. Castelnuovo Tedesco (1895-1968) - Platero and I, op. 190: Gypsies, The Well

Ignacio Mondaca ...................... J. Rodrigo (1901-1999) - Invocación y Danza

Pavel Steidl: Use of Left hand technique to achieve musical expression

Friday March 19th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/192-pavel-steidl

Bolton Guitar Studies in collaboration with the Tucson Guitar Society are delighted to present Czech guitarist Pavel Steidl in a conversation about the use of left hand in achieving musical expression via Zoom

Masterclass with Sergio Assad: Ryan Chen and Duo Chinoiserie

Friday, March 26th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/193-masterclass-sérgio-assad

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary Sergio Assad in a masterclass with students Ryan Chen and Duo Chinoiserie via Zoom.

Program:

Ryan Chen ............... S. Assad (b.1952) - Eli's Portrait

Duo Chinoiserie................. S. Assad (b.1952) - Mulan

Masterclass with David Russell: Edwin Guevara and Everton Maia

Friday, April 2nd, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/194-masterclass-david-russell

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary David Russell in a masterclass with students Edwin Guevara and Everton Maia via Zoom.

Program:

Edwin Guevara................J. S. Bach (1685-1750) - Goldberg Variations BWV 988*: Aria, Variation 1
*trans. Josef Eötvös

Everton Maia ........................ N. Paganini (1782-1840) - Gran Sonata: I. Allegro Risoluto

Adam del Monte: Technique

Friday April 9th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/195-adam-del-monte-technique

Bolton Guitar Studies in collaboration with the Tucson Guitar Society are delighted to present flamenco and classical guitarist/composer Adam del Monte in a flamenco technique workshop for classical guitarists via Zoom.

Masterclass with David Russell: Andres Pantoja and Andrea Roberto

Friday, April 16th, 2021. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/196-masterclass-david-russell

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary David Russell in a masterclass with students Andres Pantoja and Andrea Roberto via Zoom.

Program:

Andres Pantoja ....................... E. Grieg (1843-1907) - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65 No.6

*trans. Andres Pantoja

Andrea Roberto ........................ J. S. Bach (1685-1750) - Violin Sonata no.3 BWV 1005: Fugue

BGS Virtual Guest Series - Fall 2020

David Russell: The Secret of Ornamentation

Friday, August 28th, 2020. 11 AM PST. 

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/157-david-russell-secret-ornamentation

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Grammy Award winner David Russell in a workshop on Baroque ornamentation via Zoom. 

 

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David Russell - Secret of Ornamentation (Video)

Dennis Tolz: A Conversation with a Luthier

Friday, September 4th, 2020. 11 AM PST. 

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/166-conversations-luthier-dennis-tolz

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present rising-star luthier Dennis Tolz, who will share his take on how to keep your guitar and your luthier both happy.

 

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Dennis Tolz - Converstation with a Luthier

David Russell: A Conversation about the music of Sergio Assad

Friday, September 11th, 2020. 11 AM PST. 

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/167-conversation-david-russell-about-m...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Grammy Award winner David Russell in a conversation about the music of Sergio Assad via Zoom. 

 

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David Russell - The Music of Sergio Assad

Antonius Muller: A Conversation with a Luthier

Friday, September 18th at 11am.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/168-conversation-luthier-antonius-m%C3...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present German luthier Antonius Müller in a conversation about the development of guitar making. From traditional instruments to the innovations of the modern guitar, Antonius will share his thoughts with us via Zoom. A short Q&A session will take place towards the end of the meeting.

 

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Antonius Müller - Conversation with a Luthier

Douglas James: Stylistic Considerations in Performing the Early Romantic Guitar Repertoire

Friday, September 25th at 11am.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/172-stylistic-considerations-performin...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present renown classical guitarist Douglas James in a conference about style considerations when performing the early 19th c. guitar literature on modern guitars. Douglas will share his thoughts with us via Zoom this Friday, September 25th at 11am. A short Q&A session will take place towards the end. This meeting will be live streamed on Facebook where audience members will be able to submit their questions through chat.

 

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Douglas James: Stylistic Considerations in Performing the Early Romantic Guitar Repertoire

Joaquin Clerch: A Conversation about the music of Leo Brouwer

Friday, October 2nd, 2020. 11 AM PST. 

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/173-conversation-joaquin-clerch-about-...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Cuban classical guitarist Joaquin Clerch in a conversation about the music of Leo Brouwer via Zoom.

 

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Joaquin Clerch: A Conversation about the music of Leo Brouwer

David Russell, María Jesus Rodriguez and Stephen Goss: A Conversation about the work "Cantigas de Santiago"

Friday October 9th, 2020. 11AM PST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/174-david-russell-mar%C3%ADa-jesus-rod...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present emblematic personalities David Russell, María Jesus Rodriguez and Stephen Goss in a conversation about the guitar composition Cantigas de Santiago via Zoom.

 

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David Russell, María Jesus Rodriguez and Stephen Goss: A Conversation about the work "Cantigas de Santiago"

Thomas Viloteau: The art of practice

Friday October 16th, 2020. 11AM PST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/175-thomas-viloteau-art-practice

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present French guitar phenomenon Thomas Viloteau in a workshop about the art of practice via Zoom.

Sergio Assad: An Overview of Brazilian Guitar Music

Friday October 23rd, 2020. 11AM PST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/176-sergio-assad-overview-brazilian-gu...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present legendary musician Sergio Assad in a conversation about Brazilian guitar composers via Zoom.

Xianji Liu: A Conversation about Competitions

Friday October 30th, 2020. 11AM PST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/179-xianji-liu-conversation- about-competitions

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Xianji Liu, the first ever Chinese-born winner of the 50th Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Competition in Benicàssim in a conversation about competition preparation via Zoom.

Stephan Connor: A Conversation with a Luthier

Friday November 6th, 2020. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/180-conversation-luthier-stephan-connor

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present world renowned American luthier Stephan Connor in a conversation about the art of guitar making and his own work via Zoom.

 

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Stephan Connor: A Conversation with a Luthier

Berta Rojas: A Conversation about her artistic life

Friday November 13th, 2020. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/181-berta-rojas-conversation-about-her...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present extraordinary Paraguayan classical guitarist Berta Rojas in a conversation about her music and influential personalities within her artistic life via Zoom.

 

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Berta Rojas: A Conversation about her artistic life

David Russell: Workshop on tremolo technique

Friday November 20th, 2020. 11AM MST.

https://guitar.arizona.edu/events/182-david-russell-workshop-tremolo-tec...

Bolton Guitar Studies is delighted to present Grammy award winner classical guitarist David Russell in a workshop on tremolo technique via Zoom.

 

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David Russell - Workshop on tremolo technique