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 GuitarSarasota's 2015-2016 International Classical Guitar Season in Sarasota, Florida

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Thomas Koch, President of GuitarSarasota Dear GuitarSarasota Members and Friends,   

We are excited about Saturday's performance with Alvaro Pierri! We have about 20 seats left, so if you would like reserved seating you can still purchase tickets online. Please be sure to stay after the concert for the artist's reception following the concert, sponsored by Mattison's Restaurants & Catering.

GuitarSarasota's Mini-Concert & Lecture Series is on Monday, April 11 at 7:30pm at Art Center Sarasota and features a variety of local guitar ensembles.

Also, Trio Voilà performs on Tuesday, April 12 from 8pm at SCF. Trio Voilà features Jane Hoffman on flute, myself on classical guitar, and Laura Jensen-Jennings on viola. See below for more information. 

Hope to see you all soon, 
Thomas Koch, President , GuitarSarasota   
Alvaro Pierri in Concert
Saturday, April 9 - Classical Guitar
Purchase Reserved Seats Online 
Location - Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota,
3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota 34232
Price - $25 GuitarSarasota Members / $30 non-members
Concert starts at 7:30pm  

Francesco Canova da Milano - Due Ricercare, Danza
Fernando Sor - Introduction and Allegro opus 14
Eduardo Sainz de la Maza - Platero, Habanera, Campanas del Alba
Alberto Ginastera  - Sonata para guitarra opus 47: Esordio, Scherzo, Canto,  Final
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Chôro, 3 Studies
Leo Brouwer - Preludio, Canticum, Tarantos
Lennox Berkeley - Sonatina: Allegretto, Lento, Rondo
Federico Moreno Torroba - Sonatina: Allegretto, Andante, Allegro

More about Alvaro Pierri 
Mini-Concert & Lecture Series 
Monday, April 11 - Community & Youth Showcase  
GuitarSarasota_s mini-concert and lecture series in Sarasota Florida on Monday_ April 11_ 2016    
Location - Art Center Sarasota, 707 N Tamiami Tr,  Sarasota 34236
Free and Open to the Public - seating is based on a first-come, first-served basis, no reservations needed
Concert starts at 7:30pm  

Featuring guitar ensembles from Booker Middle School, Booker High School, The Suzuki Institute, and GuitarSarasota's own Performer Ensemble.

More about GuitarSarasota's Mini-Concert & Lecture Series 
Trio Voilà  in Concert 
Tuesday, April 12 at 8pm

Featuring Jane Hoffman: flute,
Thomas Koch: classical guitar
, and
Laura Jensen-Jennings: viola
State College of Florida_ Manatee-Sarasota _SCF_ welcomes Trio Voila to perform a variety of musical selections at 8 p.m. Tuesday_ April 12_ in Neel Performing Arts Center_ SCF Bradenton_ 5840 26th St. W.   Trio Voila features Jane Hoffman on flute_ Thomas Koch on guitar and Laura Jensen-Jennings on viola. The trio will perform music from the 19th and 20th centuries along with contemporary compositions. Offering a unique musical experience_ this combination of instruments produces sounds that cannot be created by traditional wind and string ensembles.        
Location - State College of Florida, The Neel Performing Arts Center is Building 11 East, off 60th Avenue West between 26th and 34th streets, accessible from parking lot H
Cost - $8 admission, students $4
Tickets - call the Neel box office at 941.752.5252

Hoffman is a former faculty member at Humboldt State University in California and fellow in the Sarasota Music Festival. Koch is founding president of GuitarSarasota, teaches music at SCF, Florida Gulf Coast University, Booker Middle School, and Booker High School, and has performed as a soloist with many Southwest Florida orchestras. Jensen-Jennings is principal second violinist with the Florida West Coast Symphony.

More about Trio Voilà 
GuitarSarasota Membership - Starts at $20

We have simplified our membership.

A $20 Friend membership entitles you to
purchase discounted tickets for your family and all your friends.

A $100 Supporter membership offers the same benefits as a Friend plus your name orcompany mentioned in all the concert programs.

A Benefactor membership starts at $500 with
all the above mentioned benefits, plus your company logo
in the programs, a link on our Web site, and in our newsletters.
Special Invitation for GuitarSarasota Fans   
The 2016 La Musica International Chamber Music Festival offers GuitarSarasota a special grop discount rate of 25% off the single ticket price when ordering 10 or more tickets for the same concert!
Limits and restrictions apply. Click here for details. 
Thank You  
We thank you for your support which allows us to bring the world of the classical guitar to Sarasota through our International Classical Guitar Concert Series. It also funds our free community outreach through GuitarSarasota's Mini-Concert & Lecture Series at Art Center Sarasota and allows us to present outstanding local, regional, and international musicians.
Issue: 44     
2016 International
Classical GuitarSeason

Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota 34232

April 9, 2016
Alvaro Pierri - Uruguay    
April 9, 2016 Guitar Legend from Uruguay Alvaro Pierri Performs at the Unitarina Universalist Church in Sarasota, Florida presented by GuitarSarasota
GuitarSarasota's Sponsors

Bill Boyette, CPA in Sarasota, Florida, sponsor of GuitarSarasota

GuitarSarasota's wonderful sponsor J. Crayton Pruitt Family Foundation in Florida


Sol Schwartz & Elayne Bernstein Fund, for GuitarSarasota in Sarasota, Florida

UMR Foundation The Ruskin Family supporting GuitarSarasota in Sarasota, Florida, Classical Guitar Society

WUSF Public Media sponsor of GuitarSarasota, Classical Guitar Series in Sarasota, Florida

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