CLASSICAL GUITAR EVENTS 2017

The diary below is for classical guitar and related music in Western Australia. Send information by email to Graham Hawkes or by phone 92 74 20 09 / 0420 619 414.
More information about the performers and events can be found by following links in the diary.


Plucked Strings
6 to 7pm every Sunday

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http://rtrfm.com.au/shows/pluckedstrings/

Studio Ph 9260 9210


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Plucked Strings presenters

Plucked Strings
on fakebook
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Darryn Santana
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Jason Marais
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Programme co-ordinator
Graham Hawkes

Plucked Strings is an established radio programme on every Sunday evening from 6 to 7pm. The programme was presented for many years by Naomi Millett and now by Darryn Santana, Jason Marais and Graham Hawkes. They present a varied programme of music from the rich world of the guitar and related instruments, notice of guitar events, live performances, new releases, Guitar Society news, interviews and requests. The RTRFM web site offers live broadcast, re-streaming from archives of previous shows and playlists.

Plucked Strings and its predecessors celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first broadcast [6th April 1987].
Anniversary edition of the show on 2nd April.

Requests - how to
We welcome your requests.
Between us we have a fair range of music but since we cannot bring a whole library into the studio, a request may take a week or two to be broadcast.
AT ANY TIME.
phone = 92 74 20 09.
email = maggra@iinet.net.au.
RTRFM email = studio@rtrfm.com.au
To make your email easier to find, please put PLUCKED STRINGS in the subject line.
or
DURING BROADCAST TIME
.
RTRFM Studio
= 92 60 92 10
Click for A history of this radio programme
We have a project to create a history of this wonderful radio programme. The show and its predecessors are among the longest running on this station which was also the first FM station in WA.
PLEASE get in touch with additions and/or corrections.  Email Graham Hawkes.

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2017
Performers
EventDate / Time Venue
RTR40for40 Throughout April RTRFM is running a donation drive called $40 for 40. Will you donate $40 for 40 years of RTRFM, $1 a year? There are no prizes, there are no slogans. At the end of the month all the names of those who subscribe will go onto a large wooden board, you may call it an honour board which will be kept at the RTRFM studio forever, making people a part of RTRFM history. All of April

RTRFM is a not for profit radio station which relies on the support of the public to continue to bring you The Sound Alternative
HOW TO
You could phone the station on 9260 9200 during office hours
or
take action on-line
In the Pines 2017 24th edition of In The Pines
In The Pines will be the same as always with a stella line up of 20 local bands.
Broadcast live all day.

Announced to play this local music day of days are;
11:45: Welcome to Country, 12:00: Jeff's Dead, 12:30: Bells Rapids, 1:00: The Picture Gardens, 1:30: Solar Barge Big Band, 2:00: Phil Walley-Stack, 2:30: Craig Hallsworth, 3:00: Doctopus, 3:30: Dream Rimmy, 4:00: Forstora, 4:30: Childsaint, 5:00: Apricot Rail, 5:30: Instiut Polaire, 6:00: Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group, 6:30: Rag N' Bone, 7:00: POW! Negro, 7:30: Sodastream, 8:00: Hideous Sun Demon, 8:30: Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, 9:00: The Love Junkies, 9:30: Jebediah
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Tickets on-line from RTRFM

All day Sunday
11am to 10pm
30th April

RTRFM broadcast from Somerville Auditorium so Plucked Strings not on
Somerville Auditorium
Univiserity of WA
Crawley
Daniel Champagne
LIVE at Four5Nine


danielchampagnemusic.com
"This young Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist has become a renowned performer throughout his home land and now around the world" (Firefly Column)

At Nannup weekend March 4/5
then
again in May
8pm Wed
May 3
Tickets
mojosbar.com.au
Mojo's Bar
237 Queen Victoria St
North Fremantle
8pm Thurs
4 May
Tickets
rosemounthotel.oztix.com.au
Rosemount Hotel
Four5Nine
459 Fitzgerald St
North Perth 6006

Plucked Strings
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6 to 7pm Sun
May 7
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Guitar Brazilliance
Music Direction:
Jonathan Paget
Performed by:
Classical Guitar students and staff
Join us for a fiesta of Latin American guitar music from Villa-Lobos to Bellinati and beyond, performed by WAAPA guitar students and guest artists the SilverSands Guitar Trio (Jonathan Paget, Craig Lake, and Nathan Fischer). The guitar artistry of South America dances to the tune of the choros, the samba, the waltz and the tango!
WAAPA Music web page
waapa.ecu.edu.au/performances-and-events/performances/music
7:30pm Thurs
11th May

$27 Full, $22 Conc/Friends
Bookings open 4th Apr Friends, 11th Apr Public
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley

Plucked Strings
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RTRFM at 40
6 to 7pm Sun
May 14
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Fridays@Five
Jonathan Fitzgerald
Guitar Masterclass
Free entry - no bookings required 5.00pm Bar Open
for 5.30pm Frid
19 May
Callaway Auditorium
School of Music
University of WA
Crawley

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6 to 7pm Sun
May 21
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
UWASOM Guitar Ensemble
Guitar students at University of WA
Free entry - no bookings required Lunchtime Concert
1.00pm Frid
26 May
Callaway Auditorium
School of Music
University of WA
Crawley
Silver Sands Guitar Trio

Jonathan Paget
Nathan Fischer
Craig Lake
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Three inspirational, internationally-acclaimed guitarists perform ambient music to inspire, from Australia to Latin America, with a supporting act by the WA Guitar Society Orchestra. Award-winning guitarist Jonathan Paget (based at the WA Academy of Performing Arts) and Perth's own Craig Lake, are joined by Malaysian-based virtuoso Nathan Fischer in this stunning new ensemble.
3pm Sat
1st July

Tickets: $35 adults, $25 concession/members.
Perth Town Hall
Cnr Hay St & Barrack St
Perth)

City of Perth Parking options include: (1) Pier Street (between Murray & Wellington), (2) Council House (27 St Georges Tce), (3) Perth Concert Hall (Terrace Rd)
Classical Guitar Showcase

Classical Tuesdays
A tasty Tuesday series of free classical lunchtime concerts featuring staff, students or visiting guests.
WAAPA Music web page
FREE EVENT
1 pm Tues
Aug 15
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
UWASOM Guitar Ensemble
Guitar students at University of WA
Free entry - no bookings required Lunchtime Concert
1.00pm Frid
18 Aug
Callaway Auditorium
School of Music
University of WA
Crawley
Karin Schaupp
(classical guitar)

Claire Edwardes
(percussion)
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Claire Edwardes
Karin Schaupp 2017
Karin Schaupp

Celebrated guitarist Karin Schaupp joins forces with percussionist extraordinaire Claire Edwardes in an all Australian program of enthralling musical landscapes. Through the mellow and sensual medium of marimba/vibraphone and guitar, the audience is taken on a musical journey through the Australian outback, sojourning in lush rainforests and soaking up the sun on warm beaches. Karin Schaupp and Claire Edwardes are two of Australia's best-loved musical artists and this is a rare privilege to hear them play together.
7.30pm Frid
Aug 18

$36 Full, $28 Conc/Friends
Bookings open
18th Jul Friends
25th Jul Public

WAAPA Music web page
Judith Cottier Theatre
Perth College
31 Lawley Crescent
Mount Lawley
29th WA CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL - 2017

This event is run in partnership with the WA Classical Guitar Society which was founded in 1960 to provide a vehicle for professional development, forums and master classes, a platform for performances of local, interstate and over seas artists, and the general promotion of the classical guitar throughout Western Australia.

More info about this huge festival
Instrumental Music School Services web page
Acclaimed international artist Karin Schaupp is festival artist and adjudicator this year

The aims of the Festival are:-
  • To provide a performance opportunity for students (especially young students).
  • To give ensembles an opportunity to hear others perform.
  • To provide each ensemble with constructive comments from an informed adjudicator.
  • To present each ensemble with a certificate which recognises its participation.
No other event in WA involves the participation of any where near the number of guitarists who go in the Festival.
Last year 70 ensembles involving 1,160 students!
Sat 19 Aug
and
Sun 20 Aug

Deadline for entries
Frid 2nd June
Carine Senior High School
51 Everingham St
Carine

Down South Tour

Guitar students at University of WA
More info soon Sept 4-10 ?
Karin Schaupp

Guitar Masterclass
WASO International Artist Masterclass Program continues to welcome world-class visiting artists as they inspire, challenge and celebrate some of Western Australia's finest young musicians. 7.00pm Wed
4 Oct

Free entry - Bookings are essential
waso.com.au/education
Callaway Auditorium
School of Music
University of WA
Crawley
Karin Schaupp



Karin Schaupp Plays Rodrigo

RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte
RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
Christopher Dragon conductor
An exhilarating concert of fantastical tales and exotic colours.
Ravel's Pavane evokes the courtly world of Renaissance Spain with as much perfumed nostalgia as Rodrigo's popular guitar concerto does. Rodrigo described his glorious concerto as capturing "the fragrance of magnolias, the singing of birds, and the gushing of fountains."
Rimsky-Korsakov's equally popular tone poem Scheherazade plunges you headfirst into the exotic world of the Tales of the Arabian Nights. Former WASO Assistant Conductor Christopher Dragon is joined by acclaimed Australian guitarist Karin Schaupp in this enchanting concert.
". a flawless performance from Karin Schaupp, the like of which I have not heard before." - Classical Guitar (UK)
Two performances

7:30PM Fri
Oct 6
and
7:30PM Sat
Oct 7

Tickets from WASO
Perth Concert Hall
5 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Rosemary and Thyme:
The English Guitar
Music Direction:
Jonathan Paget
Performed by:
Classical Guitar students with Jonathan Paget (guitar) and Stewart Smith (piano)
hrough the passion and artistic genius of Julian Bream, the guitar in England was repositioned at the leading edge of musical excellence, with stunning interpretations of works by the likes of Britten, Walton, and Tippet. Celebrate Bream's artistic legacy and the English guitar heritage in all its richness and poetry, from the Renaissance to the present day. The evening showcases performances by WAAPA guitar students, and features Jonathan Paget and Stewart Smith in a special performance of Mr Shand's Guitar Concerto.
WAAPA Music web page
7:30pm Wed
Oct 11
$27 Full
$22Conc/Friends
Bookings open
12th Sep Friends
19th Sep Public
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley
Guitar Plus
Collaboration with composers
Guitar students at University of WA
Free entry - no bookings required More info soon
13 Oct
Callaway Auditorium
School of Music
University of WA
Crawley
    Concluded events below    
R.Yoshi
Launch of Album "Luminous"
"I'm proud to announce that I'm Launching my 1st Album "Luminous" at the Subiaco's iconic Late Night, Live Music Bar & Restaurant, The Spruce Goose. There'll be some food for compensation from the restaurant.

I have a couple of AWESOME support acts, RASTA SHOULDERS (instrumental Duo) and Lucy Rose Burlington (singer songwriter)"
6 to 10pm
Sun April 23

R.Yoshi is a fingerstyle guitarist, songwriter from Japan who travelled across Australia and has lived far away from home.
The Spruce Goose
71/75 Rokeby Rd
Subiaco WA 6008
Phone: 0455 591 152

Reservations:
dimmi.com.au
Jane Austen's Drawing Room

Stewart Smith (Clementi Square Piano), Jonathan Paget (Rene Lacote guitar) and WAAPA Music students
In the fashionable Georgian age of Jane Austen's romance novels, square pianos were the mainstay of domestic music-making. The square piano, which features prominently in the Stewart Symonds Collection, was an English invention that allowed compact affordable pianos to fill the drawing rooms of thousands of homes. English music-making of this era includes a surprisingly rich repertoire of songs for piano and guitar. 3pm Sat
22nd April

Tickets: $27 full; $22 conc/friends; Phone (08) 9370 6636 or purchase tickets online

WAAPA Music web page
Music Auditorium
WA Academy of Performing Arts
2 Bradford St
Mt Lawley

Plucked Strings

interveiw with Eliza Bourgault de Coudrey - harpist
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Eliza's web page
6 to 7pm Sun
April 9
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Robin Thomson 2017
Robin Thomson
First presenter 1987

Plucked Strings

Interview with
Robin Thomson
First presenter of this show in 1987
40th birthday for this radio station
30th birthday for this programme

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A history of this radio programme

Broadcast with Graham
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6 to 7pm Sun
April 2
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
Katie Noonan & Karin Schaupp
Katie Noonan
&
Karin Schaupp
Songs of The Latin Skies
Karin's web page

Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp have an intuitive musical connection. Their collaborations have earned them high praise and their latest co-creation, Songs of the Latin Skies once again promises to enchant audiences.
Join them on Thursday, March 23 at the Quarry Amphitheatre as they journey through the great South American songbook of bossa nova, samba, salsa and tango, interpreting work by Gilberto Gil, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Luis Bonfa, and more. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine and join Katie and Karin for the last show of the summer.
6:00pm THU
MAR 23

Tickets from Ticketmaster
The Quarry Amphitheatre
City Beach, WA
8:00pm Frid
MAR 24

Tickets from Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

Plucked Strings

Interview with Karin Schaupp
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6 to 7pm Sun
Mar 19
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
An Evening in Paris
Sassafras
at the FRINGE FESTIVAL

Parisienne jazz manouche with Sassafras; Jessie Gordon on vocals, Adrian Galante on clarinet, Lachlan Gear and Aaron Deacon on acoustic guitars and Pete Jeavons on double bass.
7 shows 6.30pm
Mon Feb 13
to
Sun Feb 19

Tickets from Fringe World site
The Ellington Jazz Club web site

The Ellington Jazz Club
191-193 Beaufort St
Perth
Ph 9228 1088


GUITAR IN PIAF

EXIT/EXIST
Fri 10-Sun 12 Feb

VUYANI ENSEMBLE Thur 16 Feb, St George's Cathedral [sold out], Albany, Denmark

VUYANI ENSEMBLE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP
15 Feb, Albany, Denmark
The divine harmonies of the Vuyani Ensemble - with guitarist Giuliano Modarelli - are woven through Maqoma's vibrant movement to bring this story of race, politics, cultural tradition and personal legacy to life.

www.giuliano-modarelli.com
Link TO PIAF + Modarelli Various PIAF venues - follow link
Eloquence Music
histoire du tango


Mathew Laurenson, guitar
and
Sara Duhig, violin

at the FRINGE FESTIVAL
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a swathe of tango pieces, mostly by Piazzolla and Mathew Laurenson
3 shows 9.15pm
9th, 10th and 11th of Feb

Tickets $20 from Fringe World site
His Majestys Theatre- Dress Circle Bar
825 Hay St
Perth
WA 6000

Plucked Strings
with guests from Sassafras
Lachlan Gear
Adrian Galante & Jessie Gordon
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Ref: "An Evening in Paris"
6 to 7pm Sun
Feb 5
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au

Plucked Strings
with guest
Mathew Laurenson
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Ref: Eloquence Music, histoire du tango
6 to 7pm Sun
Jan 29
On the radio RTRFM 92.1
Live stream on the internet = www.rtrfm.com.au
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