4:15—5:10Concert   The Combined Guitar Ensemble of St Patrick’s and Tawa College directed by Clyde Clemett   From Guitawa (Tawa College Guitar Ensemble) Noah Walker, Harper Brown   From St Patrick’s College Jigs Ibarra, Sam Glynan, Sean Dimen, Adrian Villavicencio, Thomas Gee   The college guitar ensembles perform regularly at school, public events and concerts. All students are enrolled in their school’s music performance programme, several also study composition. Both colleges have a reputation for delivering a very high standard of music education. Almost all members perform competently on at least one other instrument and several of the boys are members of award-winning choirs. Most have already successfully passed their NCEA level one two and three exams with many receiving “Excellence” as their final grade.   We are excited to perform our programme of guitar works for you.   Programme:   Guitawa Trad: Drowsie Maggie Abreu: Tico Tico Mozart: Rondo Alla Turka (arr. Clyde Clemett) Morel: Danza Brazilliera (Noah Walker guitar solo)   St Partick’s Guitar Ensemble Charlton: Meridian, Partial Eclipse   Combined Ensemble Trad: Baille de Gaita (Asturias) Page/ Plant: Stairway to Heaven (lead solo Sam Glynan)
5:20—6:00Ensemble We will play the following pieces from the new 2022 booklet and some Easy Ensemble Music:
6:00—6:30Solo/Small Ensemble Playing A chance to perform / try out new pieces or revise/perfect your current playlist.  All are welcome to join in.
Upcoming EventsSunday 6th November: Cameron Sloan of Christchurch.   Sunday 11th December: Duo 241, Hamish Goodhue and Bruno Gueda.   Weekend of 2-4th December: NZ Classical Guitar Competition.  Entries close Friday 11 November: https://wellington.classicalguitar.org.nz/new-zealand-classical-guitar-competition/   NCMA Classical Guitar Festival in Nelson: 15 – 21 January 2023.  Registrations are open.  For more information, see: https://ncma.nz/guitar/
Society FeesThe Society depends on your fees to cover costs such as hiring Thistle Hall, domain name costs, bank fees, and fees for performers (really, just a reimbursement of costs).  Society Fees for 2022 are: First visit free $5.00 per meeting for casual members $25.00 per annum for Students $40.00 per annum for a Family (up to 2 adults and 2 children) $40.00 per annum for an Adult Non-members attending a concert (Koha: suggest $5.00 to $20.00)   Fees and the cost of the ensemble book ($10.00) may be paid by direct credit to the Societies’ bank account: 38-9012-0700830-000 giving your name and purpose of the payment.  There is no charge for Affiliate Members.
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