CGSA News Letter November 2013

The Auckland Guitar Society


Date:   Sunday, 10th November 2013

Venue:            All Saints Church Hall, 284 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby

Time:              7.30 pm


We can have a members playing night plus I will give a short talk  on ‘Building 19th Century Guitars’ together with copies I have built of a Louis Panormo instrument from 1833 and an Antonio de Torres from 1864.
These instruments have been built for a concert of 19th Century music to be held at Alberton House on Saturday 7th Dec.(see below for details)




Event: Classical Guitar Concert “The 19th Century Guitar”
Date and time:  Saturday 7 December, 7pm
Venue: Alberton, 100 Mount Albert Road, Mount Albert, Auckland
Ticket Prices: $35pp, $30pp for Auckland Guitar Society members and members of the NZ Historic Places Trust.  Children free (up to 13 years) if accompanied by two adults.  Please note, young children need to be able to sit quietly throughout the performance.  Suitability is left to parents’ discretion.
Important:  Bookings are essential.  Seating is limited to 60.  email or tel 09 846 7367
Tickets include one complimentary drink for guests on arrival and supper after the concert.
Please reply to this message in order to receive a reminder and update about the concert nearer the time.
e-Concert listing:
Here you can view the concert poster (with artwork borrowed from the title page of sheet music dated 1863) and a photograph of a past guitar concert held at Alberton…
Coming event…………….Taranaki Guitar Summer School.  Monday 13th January 2014 – 18th January  note 1st concert is on the evening of 12th Jan.
This will be a week not to be missed…………..the last one held in January 2012 was very enjoyable and great fun.
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