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Performing Arts update: Thanks for coming out…

The Greg MacPherson & Old Cabin concert last Friday was a blast. Thanks for everyone who came out. Here are a few photos taken by Evan Rensch to remind everyone…

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Coming up next is a very special opportunity for aspiring guitar players in Dawson City:

SATURDAY, FEB 4, 2012
WORKSHOP: 1PM
$25.00 – Please Register at KIAC. Space is limited.

PUBLIC PERFORMANCE: 7PM
$12 Adv / $15 at the door

Partrita is a newly formed classical guitar trio, featuring guitarists with
varied backgrounds, and a common passion for classical guitar repertoire…
The trio consists of: Hélène Beaulieu, who studied at L’université de
Montréal, and can be found on the Whitehorse music scene playing with a
variety of groups & as a solo performer on a wide range of instruments;
Danette Readman, who studied at Brandon University and is in high demand
locally and throughout Canada as a Suzuki guitar teacher; and Nicholas Mah,
who studied in Spain and is currently busy performing solo, accompanying
flamenco dance groups and jamming with the best of the best of the local
music scene.
Throughout their individual careers, the members of Partrita have toured
across Canada, as well as internationally. Together, they share their
spirited explorations of several musical styles – from Bach to Joplin to
Latin folk songs – with Yukon audiences.
Classical guitar trio, Partrita will present a 2-hour workshop, entitled Intro to Classical Guitar. Guitarists of all ages and levels are welcome. Please bring your guitars. Knowledge of basic chords and/or notes in first position will be helpful. Following a demonstration and discussion by the trio of basic classical techniques, as well as a brief overview of classical guitar history, the trio will break the participants into 3 groups to work on a classical ensemble piece. Each group will work on a specific part and technique used in the piece. At the end of the class, we will regroup and perform the piece together!
Please register for workshop in advance at KIAC
Good for enhancing fingerstyle technique for other guitar styles.
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