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First Meeting of the Year, Sunday March 4th, featuring Jane Curry

Posted by on Feb 17, 2018 in General News | 0 comments

Our next meeting will be held on Sunday March 4th 2018 At Thistle Hall 293 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington The meeting will start at 4.15 and finish at 6.30 pm. Access to the meeting room is through an open door on the side of the building in Arthur Street. Then go upstairs to the first floor.   Featured performer: We are most fortunate to have Jane Curry perform for us as our guest performer at our first meeting for 2018. This will certainly be beautiful and engaging music played with Jane’s usual wonderful skill and heart. Do not miss this performance.   Jane will play a programme of music by Spanish guitar composers Santiago de Murcia and Francisco Tarrega, and a set of transcriptions by Isaac Albeniz. Born in the UK and now based in New Zealand, Jane...

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Avant garde guitar survey

Posted by on Jan 21, 2018 in General News | 0 comments

Jake Church is collecting data through an Avant-garde guitar survey. It would be great if you could take a few minutes to help him out, link here:...

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Meeting on Dec 3rd – Christmas Party

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in General News | 0 comments

Christmas Party: This is our last meeting of the year. We will have plenty of playing. But also if you could bring something of a Christmas afternoon tea for us all to share that would be great. “The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul” – J.S. Bach Featured Artist: Owen Moriarty 1. Owen has very kindly agreed to play some solo music for us at our final meeting for the year. What he will play will be a surprise. Whenever Owen plays it is always a delight. Thanks very much Owen for your generosity in sharing your skill and talent with us. Meeting Introduction 2. Clyde will start us off with an introduction simpler piece for all in a group situation. Many thanks...

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Next Meeting 5-November and Youtube Videos

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in General News | 0 comments

Our next meeting will be held on Sunday Sunday 5th November At Thistle Hall 293 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington The meeting will start at 4.15 and finish at 6.30 pm. Access to the meeting room is through an open door on the side of the building in Arthur Street. Then go upstairs to the first floor. This month of November is Trinity exam time. Students have been preparing their exam pieces during the year. So it is great if they can have a run through playing for our guitar group. Some guitar students from the Guitar Program at Victoria University will be presenting pieces from their final performances for 2017 at our meeting next Sunday 5th November. This will be great range of wonderful pieces played to a fine level of performance. Come and support these aspiring young...

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Octobers Meeting – Sunday October First. Everyone Featured.

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in General News | 0 comments

No featured artist this month. However our feature activity will be that we will record 3 more pieces on the little zoom video camera which can then be loaded onto youtube so that you can show family and friends what you do in Cuba Street one Sunday a month. At Thistle Hall : 293 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington The pieces will be: Drink to Me Only German Dance The water is wide Hong Dou Ci These can be accessed at https://yadi.sk/d/BI7xQ7yv3EXcDR Please practise as much as you can. But even if you feel confident to play in only one or two of the pieces – just do that. You can always step out for pieces you don’t feel confident with. I will have spare copies of the music but bring your own if possible. First part of the...

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