Lily Afshar
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Lily Afshar

Who better to kick off our celebration of women in classical guitar than the first woman in the world to be awarded a Doctor of Music in Guitar Performance? Dr. Lily Afshar holds this this claim to fame alongside her long list of equally as impressive accolades. Originally from Iran, her performance will feature Persian and Azerbaijani Ballads which are sure to delight.

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Andrea González Caballero
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Andrea González Caballero

Described by Operaworld Magazine as, “the female voice of the Spanish guitar”, Andrea González Caballero is quickly making a name for herself as one of the top guitarists alive today. Originally from Spain, Andrea’s fiery interpretations of Spanish repertoire will take us on a journey through the Iberian Peninsula. Save yourself the trip overseas and explore the streets of Spain from the comfort of The Ethical Society!

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Special Blend: Mak Grgić with Chamber Music Society of St. Louis
Jan
20
7:30 PM19:30

Special Blend: Mak Grgić with Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Mak Grgić’s St. Louis debut will be such a unique performance that we’re doing it 2 nights in a row! The evening includes a solo guitar recital followed by Mak’s impressive program of chamber music featuring St. Louis musicians. We are so excited to be partnering with The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis to bring this one of a kind performance to you. The only decision you’ll have to make is whether you’ll join us Monday or Tuesday night – or both!

Can’t make it on Monday? Click here for Tuesday!

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Special Blend: Mak Grgić with Chamber Music Society of St. Louis
Jan
21
7:30 PM19:30

Special Blend: Mak Grgić with Chamber Music Society of St. Louis

Mak Grgić’s St. Louis debut will be such a unique performance that we’re doing it 2 nights in a row! The evening includes a solo guitar recital followed by Mak’s impressive program of chamber music featuring St. Louis musicians. We are so excited to be partnering with The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis to bring this one of a kind performance to you. The only decision you’ll have to make is whether you’ll join us Monday or Tuesday night – or both!

Can’t make it Tuesday? Click here for Monday!

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Special Blend: David Leisner and Michael Kelly
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Special Blend: David Leisner and Michael Kelly

David Leisner (guitar) and Michael Kelly (baritone) join forces to present Franz Schubert’s song cycle Die schöne Müllerin arranged for guitar and voice. The work tells the story of a young man wandering through the countryside who falls in love with a miller’s beautiful daughter. It is known for exceptionally challenging piano accompaniment which David has masterfully arranged for solo guitar. You don’t want to miss this Special Blend!

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Berta Rojas
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Berta Rojas

Berta Rojas’ most recent accomplishments include becoming the first Latin American guitar teacher at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, and a performance with the legendary John Williams at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Needless to say, she is a busy woman, and we are so thrilled she’s making time to join us here in St. Louis! You certainly want to make time for what will be a dynamite performance.

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Ana Vidovic
Apr
18
8:00 PM20:00

Ana Vidovic

Ana Vidovic began her international performing career at the age of eleven and has since become one of the most recognizable names in classical guitar. A quick YouTube search of her name brings up videos with millions of views. In fact, the video above has 27 million! Listen for yourself, you won’t be disappointed, but you will be inspired to join us for our season finale!

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SLCG Guitar Orchestra at University City Library
May
25
1:30 PM13:30

SLCG Guitar Orchestra at University City Library

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Join us for a special performance from our very own Community Guitar Orchestra at the University City Public Library! The program features works for guitar ensemble by Sor, Brahms, Vivaldi, Mozart, and more. There’s also special guest appearances from a guitar and trombone duet, and Gateway Guitar Quartet. This event is free and open to the public!

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All-Metro Guitar Day
Apr
13
2:00 PM14:00

All-Metro Guitar Day

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All-Metro Guitar Day is not only a celebration of our Guitar Horizons’ students’ accomplishments, but also an opportunity for children from across St. Louis to come together with a shared goal: to create beautiful music. This year’s festivities take place at Carr Lane VPA beginning at 2:00pm, and admission is free of charge. Please join us!

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Irina Kulikova
Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Irina Kulikova

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Irina Kulikova has been traveling the world performing concerts since the age of twelve. With the rare beauty of her tone and enchanting presence on stage, Irina captures the hearts of audiences across the globe. When describing her performance, Soundboard Magazine wrote, “Some of the most sheerly beautiful playing I have ever heard.” She is long past due an appearance in St. Louis, and her concert is sure to end the season with a bang!

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Trio Virado
Feb
24
4:00 PM16:00

Trio Virado

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Trio Virado is a fresh new collaboration of three of the most distinguished artists on their instruments of flute, viola,  and guitar. Amy Porter, Juan-Miguel Hernandez and João Luiz are artists widely sought after for their musical performances on recordings and the concert stage.Joining together, they form a concert trio experience with emotion and love of music that radiates electricity.

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Ricardo Cobo
Jan
19
8:00 PM20:00

Ricardo Cobo

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Ricardo Cobo’s spellbinding presence is made up of a combination of flawless technical ability, passionate musicality, and his warm, endearing personality. He follows these traits with diverse and innovative musical selections to create an exceptional performance that is not to be missed. One critic described the experience as, “…characterized by generosity of spirit, to say nothing of knockout virtuosity. His playing was extroverted, lyrical, and rhythmically alive.”

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 Jérôme Mouffe
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Jérôme Mouffe

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Jérôme Mouffe is quickly making a name for himself as a performer with unbridled virtuosity. Originally from Belgium, Jérôme came to the United States to study with one of the greatest guitarists alive today, Eliot Fisk. Now a graduate of the New England Conservatory he has racked up an impressive number of performances in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.

His St. Louis debut is sure to be nothing short of jaw-dropping!

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LAGQ
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

LAGQ

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The Grammy Award-winning LAGQ is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre. Comprised of four guitarists with equally as impressive solo careers, their forces combined are nothing short of magical.

With recordings ranging from Spanish classics to jazz and contemporary arrangements there is no telling exactly what will be on their program and there’s only one way to find out… join us!

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Junhong Kuang (Replacing Tengyue Zhang)
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Junhong Kuang (Replacing Tengyue Zhang)

Junhong Kuang picked up the guitar at the age of 5 and by the age of 13 he had already performed in Carnegie Hall. Two years later he began studying with Maestro Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory, and now he is in his senior year with well over 100 performances under his belt.

He graciously stepped up at the last minute to fill in for Tengyue Zhang after complications with TY’s visa prevented him from leaving Beijing. This is sure to be a phenomenal evening!

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