MGF INTERVIEW WITH MATT WITHERS OF GUITAR TREK

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GUITAR TREK TO CROWDFUND NEW ALBUM

Guitar Trek have launched a Pozible crowdfunding campaign to facilitate the release of their next album. You can help contribute by pre-ordering your copy or even hosting them in a home recital as one of the “rewards” from their campaign. More info HERE “Dear friends! Guitar Trek was launched in 1987 to showcase the Guitar […]

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CAMPBELL DIAMOND WINS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Australian guitarist Campbell Diamond recently won the 2014 Calcutta International Guitar Competition “Roland Dyens”. Such a great achievement! Campbell has been awarded several places in various other international competitions during 2014. After studying in Canberra under Tim Kain and Minh Le Hoang for several years, Campbell is now based in Germany where he is studying […]

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ANDREY LEBEDEV TO PREMIERE TWO NEW WORKS ON DEC 4, 2014

Australian guitarist Andrey Lebedev will be premiering “Sonata No 5, Ars Combinatoria” (The Art of Combination) by Leo Brouwer and “Beyond the White Hand – Construction with guitar player” by Harrison Birtwistle on Dec 4 at St John’s Smith Square, London. Here is a fantastic video interview with journalist Guy Travis: CLICK HERE.

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ANDREW BLANCH INTERVIEW ON CUTCOMMON

Our partner in crime, Andrew Blanch, has completed an honest and raw interview over at CutCommon. If you’d like to know why he says “no one’s going around putting up billboards of H. G. Wells or releasing sex tapes of Charles Dickens,” I guess you’ll just have to click this link HERE.

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STEPHANIE JONES WINS “YOUNG VIRTUOSO OF THE YEAR”

Congratulations to the fantastic guitarist Stephanie Jones who has been awarded the “Young Virtuoso of the Year” through the Classical Music Broadcasting Association. Stephanie has just completed her Honours year in Music Performance at the ANU (Canberra) with Tim Kain. This is an annual multi-instrumental event, where the major component is the live-to-air broadcast of the semifinalists’ recitals. […]

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MATT WITHERS PREMIERES NEW AUSTRALIAN WORKS

Matt Withers, head of guitar at Canberra university and PHD candidate has recently run the inaugural “Matt Withers Young Australian Music Composition Competition” which aims to generate new Australian music and support the next generation of composers. He premiered the three winning works in a special concert at the National Arboretum Canberra on November 23rd. […]

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VLADIMIR GORBACH JOINS STAFF AT SYDNEY CONSERVATORIUM

We would like to warmly welcome Vladimir Gorbach, 2011 GFA winner, to Australia as he takes up a permanent teaching position as Head of Guitar at the Sydney Conservatorium in 2015!

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