Looking forward to an exciting concert with violin and guitar on Thursday 27th July at the lovely conference venue of Queen Margaret’s school Escrick. The concert starts at 7.30 and ends the afternoon of joint EGTA/ESTA workshops. Tom began playing the guitar at the age of 5 and later became the first guitarist to More Info »
Stuart will lead a hands on workshop at the EGTA conference as part of the joint EGTA/ESTA afternoon at Queen Margaret’s School Escrick. There will be a chance to play both traditional Irish music and the music of Piazzolla and Stuart will talk about arranging for strings and guitar and encouraging young players to get More Info »
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Jess Baker will lead a singing workshop at the 2017 EGTA conference on Thursday 27th July. For the first time ESTA members will be invited for the afternoon workshops and evening concert. Please invite your string playing friends. EGTA has been forging links with ESTA and for the first time has invited members of ESTA More Info »
EGTA has been working with Philip Aird the Chief Executive of ESTA and EGTA can now offer its members the chance to take up comprehensive public liability insurance and legal cover similar to that offered by the MU. EGTA is now a gold corporate member of ESTA and has a group membership of ESTA so that members More Info »
Easy Concert Pieces Volume 3 edited bt Peter Ansorge and Bruno Szordikowski Published by Scott. ED 22558 There are 40 pieces of music here spanning from the16th to 20th centuries, and the music is sufficiently meritorious to include in a young player’s concert. Peter and Bruno suggest that they are accessible to players after More Info »
Check the venue’s web-site here The EGTA (UK) 2017 conference runs from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th July. Come and enjoy EGTA’s annual conference in the lovely setting of Queen Margaret’s School Escrick near York. Included this year is an afternoon and evening of events with ESTA members invited. Meet up with old friends, network More Info »
Martha Masters. Guitar 101 group course. Published by Alfred Martha Masters is a big fish in the guitar world. She is a wonderful prize- winning guitarist and head of the Guitar Foundation of America. Her credentials are impeccable. These books are by Martha with Tom Dempsey (a jazz guitarist.) It is not clear exactly how More Info »
Jens Franke and Stuart Willis. Baroque Guitar Anthology, Volumes 1 – 4. Published by Schott, Volume 1, ED 13357; Volume 2, ED 13437; Volume 3, ED 13446; Volume 4 ED 13489. This is a significant contribution to Baroque literature, not least by virtue of its size. Volume 1. Jens Franke and Stuart Willis are credited More Info »