Preludio: 130 Easy concert pieces from 6 centuries. Edited by Martin Hegel. Published by Schott. ED 22626 Prefaces are good places to start books. They help reveal the intended purpose behind the didactic material. Martin Hegel explains that his anthology contains all the best-known pieces for beginners in the simplest arrangements possible. Well it’s true More Info »
EGTA welcomes Christopher Page to this year’s Annual Conference to speak about “The Great Age of the Guitar in England” Christopher Page is a Fellow of the British Academy, Professor of Medieval Music and Literature at the University of Cambridge, Professor of Music in Gresham College, London, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. More Info »
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 »