GUITAR PLUS : GUITARIAM - IN CONCERT in aid of SVP:
CURTIS AUDITORIUM, MTU CORK SCHOOL OF MUSIC, UNION QUAY, CORK
Sunday, 7th May at 3.00PM
Entry by donation to Vincent de Paul
having sold out their recent Dublin concert - Guitar Plus and GuitaRIAM, get to do it all again in the Curtis Auditorium, MTU Cork School of Music on Sunday afternoon, May 7 at 3pm.
The musicians are to be commended for giving their time and talent to help those in need.
Donations at the door will also be in in aid of SVP
PACHELBEL • HOUCHTON
ASSAD - KINDLE
ROUX • AU
Guitar Plus Guitar Orchestra Directed by Jerry Creedon
The Guitar Plus Guitar Orchestra, is a professional level performing guitar ensemble. All members are senior students and graduates of the MTU Cork School of Music, under the direction of Jerry Creedon.
Guitar Plus specialises in performing exciting and colourful works composed or arranged for multiple guitars.
It is committed to providing a valuable ensemble experience for guitarists of diverse backgrounds, while maintaining musical excellence.
Guitar Plus holds multiple concerts throughout the community in an effort to promote an appreciation for and expand the audience base of classical guitar music.
Sara Corkery, Robert Keating, John Ahern,Tadhg Cunningham, Brian Sheridan,Karl Long, Eoin McDermott, Mark Hayes, Zak Boland
GuitaRlAM Directed by Marion Hyland
GuitaRlAM, the Royal Irish Academy of Music guitar ensemble was founded in 2011 by its director Marion Hyland, Emeritus Professor of Guitar at RIAM. The ensemble is largely made up of past and present graduate guitar students. It's aim is to explore the possibilities of a larger guitar group and it's repertoire and most importantly to have fun!!
GuitaRlAM have performed in all the major concert venues in Dublin, NCH, John Field Room, and Kevin Barry Room, Trinity College Chapel and Senior common room TCD, Dublin Writers Museum and some notable sellout performances have been in The National Gallery of Ireland, 2018 with the renowned Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang and in The Freemasons Hall, 2019 again with Xuefei Yang to celebrate The Chinese New Year, giving a first performance in Ireland of " China Sings" guitar concerto by Gerald Garcia.
The ensemble was given the great honour of presenting the first performance of a new work April Song by the now late celebrated composer/guitarist Roland Dyens. Commissioned by the Guitar Festival of Ireland for GuitaRlAM to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival httos://youtu.be/ O4tI0TPrI6o.GuitaRIAM was very honoured to have Roland Dyens conduct its first performance at Wood Quay Venue.
During the pandemic the ensemble made several virtual recordings for various charities, (available on YouTube) so continuing in this manner this concert is in aid of the Vincent de Paul.
Barbara Devlin, Karl Byrne, Santiago Kodela, Simon Honeyman, Colm Connolly, Sinead Gaskin, Alessandro Loro, Aidan Seery, John Caffrey, Eimear O Connor, Tina Lawlor, Brian Farrell, Sacha Bistany, Alastair McGranaghan, Luciano Salvatore, Nathan O Maoilearca.