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Meeting on Dec 3rd – Christmas Party

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
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Next Meeting 5-November and Youtube Videos

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
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Octobers Meeting – Sunday October First. Everyone Featured.

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
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Pepe Becker is the featured artist for the next meeting – Sunday, September 3rd, Thistle Hall, 4:15

Next Meeting: Sunday 3rd September Special Notice The members of the Wellington Guitar Circle are invited to the Three Altos, a Viola Spectacular Gala Concert with the NZSO. Monday 4th September 7:30-9:30.The concert is the gala event of the 44th International Viola Congress taking place in Wellington from the 1-5th of September and features three of the best viola performers in the world today. We have been allocated a block of free tickets, all you have to do is let us know on Sunday if you would like to go.Link below https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/the-three-altos-viola-spectacular/wellington Our featured artist for our meeting for the
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August 6th 2017 Meeting, Thistle Hall, 4:15PM

At this meeting we will not be having a featured artist. Instead….. 1. We will have our ensemble meeting. Last time we started with Clyde running us through 2 simple pieces well within the capability of relatively early stage guitarists. This was very successful and several people said to me afterwards that they enjoyed and appreciated this. We really want our group to be for students of all levels. 2. After Clydes work the ensemble will have a go at preparing and recording 2 more pieces a. The Water is wide b. German Dance – see if you can get
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July Meeting, Sunday 2nd July – The featured artist could be you.

Our next meeting will be held on Sunday 2nd July. 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. At this meeting we will not be having a feature artist as such. We will have our normal guitar ensemble, and some additional pieces if people are willing to do a bit of sight reading. It would be great if you could bring a
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June Meeting Sunday June 11th, Thisle Hall, Feature Guest Cameron Sloan

Our next meeting will be held on Sunday 11th June 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. Sunday June 11th Feature Guest Cameron Sloan Masters of Music Student Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Biography Cameron Sloan began learning music at the age of 13, his first instrument was the clarinet, to which he soon added the electric guitar. Three years later he
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May meeting with The Linkwood Guitar Duo, Sunday 7th, 4:15 Thistle Hall.

Our next meeting will be held on Sunday 7th May 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. Feature Guests: The Linkwood Guitar Duo (Owen Moriarty and Jane Curry) New Zealand music for two guitars Certainly two of NZ’s finest guitar players. Chopin said – “ There is nothing more beautiful than the sound of a lone guitar – save perhaps two”
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Wellington New Guitar Circle – date change – next meeting – Sunday 9th April – 4.15 – Guest Artists – Duo Tapas – Violin and Guitar

Please note the new venue for our meeting! Please note different date for this meeting – second Sunday, (9th April) due to Johannes Moeller concerts April 1st and 2nd Johannes Moeller in Concert Saturday 1st of April: Master Class Johannes Moeller, 1pm venue Adam Concert Room Saturday 1st of April: Concert Johannes Moeller (solo), 7:30pm Adam Concert Room ​ Here is a youtube of him playing the famous Recuerdos de la Alhambra You are warmly invited to an exciting concert by Swedish classical guitarist Johannes Möller who has captivated audiences throughout the world with charismatic and soulful performances. In 2010
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