International Concert Series: Saturday January 20, 2018, Saturday March 24, 2018
Orchestra Recitals: Saturday December 9, 2017, Saturday May 13, 2018
Future Stars Series: Saturday April 7, 2018, Saturday April 14, 2018
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Guitar Orchestra Recitals
Christmas Saturday December 9,2017, 6:30pm
Spring May 12, 2018, 2:00pm
The Guitar Society of Brantford is partnering withGlenhyrst Art Gallery and The Brantford Public Library once again to present Guitar Society of Brantford Community Guitar Concert Orchestra Concert, admission is free. For those who would like to make a donation towards the orchestra programming there will be a free will donation box at the door!

Christmas Concert Saturday December 9, 2017, 6:30 pm
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant 20, Ava Road Brantford (inside the coach house)

Spring Concert Saturday May 12,2018 , 2:00pm
Brantford Public Library 173 Colborne Street

The Guitar Society has 3 Community Ensembles ranging in ages from 6 to early 70's.
The children's ensemble began in September  of 2016 and has 11 members ranging in ages from 6 to 11.
The junior ensemble has been together for a few years with some members joining us in 2017..
The senior ensemble has been together for quite a few years some of the members have been playing for over 10 years.

If you would like to join have fun while learning to play a guitar we are always for new members to join an orchestra
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Guitar Virtuoso Miodrag Zerdoner
Proud Sponsors The Guitar Society of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery
Saturday January 20, 2018, 7:30 pm
Glenhyrst Art Gallery 20, Ava Road
Tickets $20.00

"These last few years have not only confirmed but also reinforced my first impressions of Miodrag : he is now a confirmed performer who plays all the repertoires in a unique, talented and mature style. He is now an international caliber player at every level"  Judicael Perroy, Paris

Born in Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)  Miodrag started playing the guitar at age 7, .  In 1999, he was chosen to perform the Vivaldi Concerto at the age of 14.  He continued his studies at the Conservatoire de musique de Québec in 2002 with Paul-André Gagnon and later with Rémi Boucher.

Miodrag has won many National  and International awards including

First price, Montreal International Guitar Competition in 2009 and 2014

Third price at the Hélène Roberge Music Competition in 2011, being the only guitarist to reach the finals and achieving the highest results for a guitarist in the history of the competition

Miodrag has performed both Nationally and Internationally in  Montreal, Moncton, Wolfville, Toronto, Sauble Beach, Hamilton,  Durango, Mexico 

as well as her performed  the Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo  with various orchestras in Québec and Rimouski.

Miodrag is kindly sponsored by string makers SAVAREZ, and plays a guitars by stringed instrument maker : Patrick Mailloux (Québec), Martin Blackwell (British-Columbia), Slavko Mrdalj (Serbia) and Scot Tremblay (British-Columbia).

 

Miodrag Zerdoner
$20.00
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Guitar Virtuoso Patrick Kearney
Proud Sponsors The Guitar Society of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery
Saturday March 24, 7:30pm
Glenhyrst Art Gallery 20, Ava Road
Tickets $20.00
Born in Montreal, Canada, Patrick Kearney discovered the classical guitar early on in life. Having won his first national competition in Ottawa at the age of ten, he pursued his studies first under Daniel Boyer and then with Jacques Joubert at Vanier College. Convinced that music was his true calling, Patrick went on to complete his Superior Diploma in Performance at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, where he received the highest honours under the direction of Rafaël Andia and Alberto Ponce.
Patrick began his professional career as an international competitor and touring artist, winning top prizes in several international competitions. Patrick has performed in concert and conducted master classes on numerous tours throughout Europe, the United States, Mexico, and Canada. He has appeared as a soloist with several orchestras, including the Orchestre Philharmonique de l’Îsle, the Shenandoah University Orchestra, Montreal’s I Musici, and the Ensemble Appassionata. In 1997 he completes his Master’s Degree under the guidance of Peter McCutcheon.
Mr. Kearney teaches guita
r at Concordia University in Montreal as well as at Vanier College. He is the founder and director of the Montreal International Classical Guitar Festival and Competition
Thank you to our wonderful Sponsors and Partners