Avanti Guitar Trio | Sylvan Winds CD

Avanti Guitar Trio | Sylvan Winds CD

Model: 15191 / AGT-Sylvan
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Avanti Guitar Trio | Sylvan Winds CD

TRACKS

Roddy Ellias (b. 1949)
1. Evening Sky Dance
2. Bone Dance
3. Ingenue
4. Looking Up

Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995)
5. Brazilliance

Juarez Moreira (b. 1954)
6. Diamantina

Martha Callison Horst (b. 1967)
7. Sylvan Winds (written for and premiered by the Avanti Guitar Trio)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Trio Sonata No. 5, in C Major, BWV 529 (arranged by the Avanti Guitar Trio)
8. Allegro
9. Largo
10. Allegro

Benjamin Verdery (b. 1955)
11. Let Go
12. Now You See It, Now You Don’t, Now You Do
13. Start Now

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
14. Abendlied (arranged by the Avanti Guitar Trio)

Rooted in the classical guitar tradition and thriving in the 21st Century, the Avanti Guitar Trio performs an eclectic variety of music? including: repertoire from the Renaissance through Romantic eras, music from Spain and Latin America, arrangements of folk tunes, pop music and contemporary compositions composed specifically for the Avanti Guitar Trio.

Based in Chicago, AGT has performed in traditional and not-so-traditional concert venues throughout the Midwest. Their performances in concert halls, clubs, libraries, churches, historic homes, and college/universities all receive rave reviews.

The Avanti Guitar Trio has performed in concert with guitarists Earl Klugh, Benjamin Verdery and William Coulter as well as with Las Guitarras de España. Avanti members have studied and graduated from some of our country’s most prestigious music conservatories and universities: Yale School of Music, Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, and the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Each has performed as soloists throughout the country and all are currently teaching in Chicago area universities.

Thomas Clippert savors the wide variety of music available for the guitar, from the early Renaissance to the present day. He frequently performs as both soloist and chamber musician throughout the Chicago area. He has appeared with a variety of ensembles including L’Opera Piccola, Heartland Voices, CUBE, Northwest Chicago String Quartet, Northwest Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Chicago New Music Ensemble. Tom is a graduate of the Yale School of Music where he studied with Benjamin Verdery and was awarded the Eliot Fisk Guitar Prize. Additional studies include Phillip de Fremery at the Mount Holyoke Guitar Master Class and Patrick Roux at the Domaine Forget Music and Dance Academy in Quebec. As a passionate and dedicated pedagogue, Tom serves on the faculties of Oakton Community College, The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and the Chicago High School for the Arts. Tom is also on the Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop faculty at the Interlochen College of Creative Arts.

Named Guitarist of the year by Classical Guitar Alive, internationally-broadcast radio program, Julie Goldberg is the first guitarist to receive a doctorate in music performance from Northwestern University, and also holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Julie serves on the faculty of North Park University in Chicago. As Assistant Professor of Guitar at VanderCook College of Music since 1997 Dr. Goldberg directs the Chicago Community Classical Guitar Ensemble, and performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S. She is a sought after workshop clinician and competition adjudicator. She directs the annual Day of Guitar Ensemble Festival in Chicago and is a guest artist/clinician at the Classical Guitar Summer Workshops at the Interlochen College of Creative Arts and Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Her debut CD, Dulce, has been released on the Sweet Pickle Music Label.

Composer and guitarist Wesley Hixson received his Masters of Music degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where he studied with Sergio Assad and Denis Azabagic. Before completing his Masters degree, Wesley received a performance and academic scholarship to study classical guitar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the tutelage of Bolivian guitar virtuoso Javier Calderon.

Wesley has performed in the Chicago Guitar Duo and as a soloist at music festivals throughout the United States. In 2007, he made his international debut as a soloist in Ontario, Canada. Wesley has shared the stage with William Kanengiser from the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ), and the Valparaiso Symphony Orchestra. He has served on the guitar faculty at Elmhurst College since 2006. Wesley Hixson’s first solo classical guitar album, CAPRICE, (2012) contains classic repertoire and original compositions.

Features

  • Model: 15191 / AGT-Sylvan
  • Manufactured by: 1 - C - Avanti
  • Condition: new
Avanti Guitar Trio | Sylvan Winds CD