Welcome to the Guitar Society of Brantford
Our Concert Season 

International Concert Series: 
Friday January 18, 2019, Featuring Vladimir Gorbach
Friday April 26, 2019 Chamber Music - Guitar, Cello, Voice
Saturday May 18, 2019,8pm Kristian Del Cantero 
Orchestra Recitals: Saturday December 8, 2018, Saturday May 4, 2019
Future Stars Series: Saturday April 6, 2019, Saturday April 13, 2019
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An Intimate House Concert 

Featuring 

Kristian Del Cantero

Saturday May 18, 8pm

At the Beautiful Home of the Clarks - St. Andrews Street


Ticket are $20.00 and include Wine, Cheese and Deserts! 

Buy your tickets below or phone 519*802-9232 there is a limited number of tickets sold

Kristian is currently studying in Amsterdam at the Conservatory and is a former student of Patrick Feely. 


Programme:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 Johann Sebastian Bach

Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Gigue
Chaconne

'Folios' Toru Takemitsu

Sonata III Manuel Maria Ponce

I. Allegro Moderato

II. Chanson

III. Allegro Vivo

Kristian Del Cantero
$20.00
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                     James Renwick                                        Richard Cunningham                                              Alice Kim
The Guitar Society of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant 
Presents 
An Evening of Chamber Music 
Friday April 26, 2019, 7:30pm
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant 
20, Ava Road
Tickets are $20 advanced available online or at the Gallery or $25.00 at the door

An Evening of Chamber Music
$20.00

Guitarist James Renwick

James Renwick was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up with many musical opportunities. However, it was not until he 

discovered the classical guitar that he decided to pursue a formal education in music. His studies on the classical guitar began at McMaster University under Patrick Feely. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Music, he entered the Master’s Performance program at the University of Toronto. At U of T, he studied with Dr. Jeffrey McFadden for two years. James is continuing his 

musical education by pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Toronto with Dr. McFadden.

In his doctorate, James has been studying Julian Bream and Peter Pears’ celebrated collaboration as a tenor-guitar duo. In particular, he is looking at the new works composed for the duo such as Britten’s Songs from the Chinese, Walton’s Anon in Love and lesser-known works such as James Bernard’s Shepherd’s Warning and Raymond Warren’s Pity of Love. He hopes to bring further exposure to this repertoire in the near future.

James also has a particular interest in chamber music and regularly performs with a variety of ensembles. Flutists, cellists, choirs, vocalists and violinists are just some of the collaborators with which James has worked. Most recently he has been a part of the Elysian duo – a duo that features the unique combination of trumpet and guitar



ConterTenor Richard Cunningham

Richard, a graduate of the University of Toronto, took further studies in Britain, having received scholarships from the Canada Council.  Richard has had a career as a vocal soloist, chorister, composer and conductor, and has performed across Europe and North America. He is also on the music staff of McMaster University, teaching occasional courses in vocal methods and conducting as well as private singing lessons.



Cellist Alice Kim

Toronto Cellist, Alice Kim, received her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at McGill University and her Master's Degree from the University of Toronto. She also holds an Artist Diploma in Cello Performance at the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal. Her principal teachers over the years include Professor Matt Haimovitz, Professor Denis Brott, and Joseph Johnson & Shauna Rolston. Ms Kim is active in the Greater Toronto Area as a collaborative musician in both chamber and orchestral music. She is regularly in high demand as a freelance musician and maintains a busy teaching schedule throughout the Greater Toronto Area. She was recently featured in a concert with the Women's Musical Club of Toronto which was broadcasted on CBC Radio, and has collaborated with contemporary dancer, Julie McLachlin and Toronto Filmmaker, Stelth Ng in a recent dance film, in partnership with Triple Pointe Media.

    
 

Future Stars of The Guitar

Presented by 
The Guitar Society of Brantford, Feely Piano School 
 The Brantford Public Library and Cedar Springs Chiropractic
Free Event
Saturday April 6, 13, 2pm 
 Leonardo Munoz
Juri Yun 
Studio of Jeffrey McFadden University of Toronto

Saturday April 13, 2pm
Brianna Lemon
Private Studio of Patrick Feely 
Andrew Kobelak
Studio of Jeffrey McFadden Univesity of Toronto
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 8, 2018, 7:00pm
Glehryst Art Gallery of Brant 20, Ava Road in Brantford

Spring Concert Saturday May 4,2019 , 2:00pm
Brantford Public Library 173 Colborne Street


The Guitar Society has 2 Community Ensembles ranging in ages from 18 to early 70's.
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 Vladimir Gorbach
Proud Sponsors The Guitar Society of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery
Friday January 18, 2019, 7:30 pm
Glenhyrst Art Gallery 20, Ava Road


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Internationally acclaimed guitarist Vladimir Gorbach has captivated audiences across Europe, Japan, Australia, the United States and his native country of Russia.

 

His international success began in Germany where he was selected as a soloist for the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation "Live Music Now" outreach program. He then went on to win many international guitar competitions and prizes in Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Greece and USA. His win at the Guitar Foundation of America Concert Artist Competition earned him an over 50- cities concert tour throughout North America, including at Debut Carnegie Hall, NY; Canada, Mexico and South America.

Thank you to our wonderful Sponsors and Partners
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