2011-12 BCGS Events

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Katona Twins

Sunday, October 9, 2011: 3 p.m.  First Church of Christ, Sandwich, MA.
Friday, October 14, 2011: 7:45 p.m.  First Lutheran Church of Boston.
$25 / 20 / 15.  View artist websiteprogram, and press release.

Masterclass: Saturday, October 15: 10 a.m.  Northeastern University, Ryder Hall 354.

Hopkinson Smith

Thursday, January 26, 2012: 7:15 p.m.  First Lutheran Church of Boston.
$25 / 20 / 15.  View artist websiteprogramand press release.

Xuefei Yang

Friday, March 9, 2012: 7:45 p.m.  First Lutheran Church of Boston.
$25 / 20 / 15.  View artist websiteprogram, and press release.

Festival 21 featuring David Leisner

Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Old South Church and First Lutheran Church of Boston.
Event Pass $60 / 50 / 35.  Evening concert $25 / 20 / 15.  View artist websitefestival program, David Leisner interview by Will Riley, and press release.


Gordon Chapel, Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston

  • 09:00am Registration and Open Orchestra Rehearsal
  • 10:00am Technique Workshop with Jerome Mouffe
  • 11:00am Conservatories Concert featuring
    • Matt McCue (Keene State College)
    • Jared Maynard (University of Rhode Island)
    • Billy Chi (Boston Conservatory)
    • Shon Boublil (Berklee College of Music)
    • Stefan Koim (New England Conservatory)
    • Tony Rizzotto with Elizabeth Sterling, mezzo soprano (Longy School of Music)
  • 1:30pm Members’ Concert with
    • Franziska Huhn (harp) and Jose Lezcano (gtr) performing Pujol’s Suite Magica
    • Berit strong (gtr) and Greg Zavracky (tenor) performing Four Chinese Gardens by Roth
    • Robert Margo performing Goodin’s The Autumn After and Kioulaphides’ Differencias
    • George Attisano performing Ballada de la Doncella Enamorada from Brouwer’s El Decameron Negro
    • Steve Rapson performing Ravel’s Pavane pour one infant défunte, Jobim’s Triste, and Rapson’s Morocco
    • Jeff Wyman performing his own compositions: Etudes I-III and Prelude I
    • Jim Davidson performing Villa-Lobos’ Etude 10 and York’s Sunburst
  • 2:30pm Coffee Break
  • 3:00pm Ensembles Concert with
    • Boston Guitar Orchestra – dir. Scott Borg
    • Timberlane Regional High School (NH) Guitar Orchestra – dir. John Zevos
    • The Wheeler School (RI) Guitar Ensemble and Performance – dir. Jared Maynard
    • Rhode Island University Guitar Ensemble – dir. John Dennewitz
    • Keene State College Guitar Orchestra – dir. Dr. José Manuel Lezcano
    • Providence Mandolin Orchestra – dir. Mark M. Davis

First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

  • 7:45pm Evening concert featuring David Leisner and combined Festival 21 Orchestra (dir. Scott Borg), premiering the new BCGS commission, Four Pieces for Guitar Orchestra, by Anthony Paul De Ritis

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