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Theme for April

Owen Moriarty – featured artist This meeting is our second meeting for the year of 2015. It will be great to see you all. Save medical fees and come and get some music treatment instead. We will be back to our standard meeting structure. We will start with guitar ensemble. Please be brave and join this group. There are parts for players of all standards. Many of us find it a great joy to be part of this group and it is excellent for developing your playing standard. Group music books will be available for paid up members. Non paid
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Theme for March

This meeting will be our first meeting for the year of 2015. It will be great to see you all on the first meeting of the new year. This will be a relatively informal first meeting. We have some members who have already offered to play. We should have some pieces available for our guitar orchestra as well. Any one else who has something to play would be very welcome. It could be a future or previous exam piece for example. Or just something you have been working on recently. See you there this coming Sunday for more enjoyable guitar
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Theme for December 2014

This meeting will be our annual Christmas Concert. At 2pm the guitar orchestra will have a practise play through the program They will be playing the following pieces: Pavane – Mille Ducas Gaillarde Ronde Meridian Baby Elephant walk Milonga del Angel Lacrimae It would be great if all members of the group could be there on time so we can get through this practise promptly. Remember your music, and a music stand. Remember to do a bit of practise before hand. Remember what group you are in.   Then at 2.30 the Christmas concert will begin. Please, please, please ….
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Program for – Sunday, 2nd November 2014

The program for November is: Our normal ensemble get- together.  This is our last rehearsal before the Christmas concert. The  Christmas concert will feature our group playing the following pieces: Pavane Gaillarde Ronde Meridian Baby Elephant Walk Milonga Lachrimae Please practice your parts and remember which part you are on. We have  the music group booklet.  Get your own personal copy as soon as you pay your society fees. See below on how to do that.   Get the pleasure and musical benefit from being part of this exciting group. – Please bring a music stand for your music and your
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Taranaki Summer School

Held at Highlands Intermediate School, 2012 was the first Summer School for classical guitar held in New Zealand since the early ’90’s. This Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer School was jam packed with workshops, masterclasses and ensembles designed to improve both guitar playing and appreciation. Culminating in performance at Pukekura Park Festival of Lights, the 2012 Summer School was a huge success with over 60 participants. This success was felt by all the participants: “What a fantastic week!! Many thanks again to organisers and participants alike who made this such a great occasion. As a novice I was made to feel
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