The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society event calendar features classical guitar events throughout the Delaware Valley and the greater Delaware area. If you would like us to include your event, please send us the information via our contact page with the date of the event as the subject line.
WCGS Salon (WCGS)Sunday December 16, 2018 at 6:00 pmPresbyterian Church of the Covenant, 503 Duncan Rd., Wilmington, DE 19809The guitar salons are a monthly gathering of WCGS members. We strive for a welcome and inviting atmosphere that will appeal to players of all levels of ability - from very beginners to professionals. Everyone is invited to play and take part in discussions.
Attendance is restricted to WCGS members or by invitation only. For information about joining WCGS or to request an invitation, please visit www.wilmingtonguitar.org.
Hao Yang (PCGS)Sunday January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pmSettlement Music School, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USAAdmission: $25/$15 (Students/Seniors), $10 (Members)
Location: Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA
Parking: Free in lot or on street
Chinese guitarist Hao Yang, 18, entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2014 and studies with renowned guitarists David Starobin and Jason Vieaux.
Ms. Yang has won top prizes in numerous guitar competitions. She is the fourth prize winner of the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition and the first prize winner of the Youth Competition. She was awarded first prizes in both high school and college divisions at the Columbus State University International Guitar Competition. She is also the first prize winner of the Andres Segovia 7th International Guitar Competition.
Ms. Yang has been invited to perform at music festivals including the Cleveland, Panama, and Beijing International Guitar festivals. She has performed concerts in major venues such as Miller Theatre, Princeton Sound Kitchen, and Subculture NYC. As a chamber musician, Ms. Yang has made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2015, premiering duo piece ‘Talking Guitars’ by world renowned composer Paul Lansky and recorded it with the Grammy award winning label Bridge Records Inc.
For more information about PCGS, please visit www.phillyguitar.org
Kevin J. Cope (DAR)Saturday January 12, 2019 at 4:00 pmDarlington Arts Center, 977 Shavertown Rd, Garnet Valley, PA 19060, USAAdmission:
Location: Darlington Arts Center, 977 Shavertown Rd, Garnet Valley, PA 19060
Parking: Free in lot
Organizer: Darlington Arts Center
Guitarist and composer Kevin J. Cope will perform original solo guitar compositions as featured on his CD Destination Unknown as well as several recent compositions.
For more information about Kevin J. Cope, please visit kevinjcope.com
For more information about Darlington Arts Center, please visit www.darlingtonarts.org