Cheryl Grice Guitar Concert …Saturday 18th March.

Cheryl will be playing a program of mainly Spanish composers. (this will be included in follow up newsletter)
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Cheryl Grice won a Scholarship to the Royal Manchester College of Music at 16, also studying privately with John Williams in London. At the age of 19 she won both the Allessandrio (It) and the Lanchester (UK) International Guitar Competitions, also gaining equal 2nd place in the Segovia IGC (UK) a few years later.  
 
In 1980, after giving an outstanding performance of Sevilla in a BBC Master Class with Julian Bream, the Maestro personally invited Cheryl to record a lesson with him in Paris, which was broadcast on French Television. 
 
In the same year she gave her London debut at the Wigmore Hall, followed by the 1st performance of Wilfred Joseph’s Saratoga Concerto for Guitar, Harp and Harpsichord at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Cheryl toured extensively as a soloist, appearing many times on BBC TV and radio. She emigrated to NZ in ’97 with her young family, and continued to tour as a soloist and with Trio Con Brio (guitar/violin/viola.  
 
Cheryl has just returned (2015) from an extensive tour of British Columbia. Performing and teaching in Vancouver and around the Gulf Islands. Also in the UK at Winchester, Bristol, Oxford and the Dillington Guitar Summer School. Cheryl presently lives in Auckland, where she teachers privately on the North Shore. 
 
 “A performance of great beauty and sensitivity…Vital and poised”  – London Times 
 “A guitarist of much skill and captivating artistry” – Manchester Evening News 
 “Sensitive interpretation, an outstanding performance by a versatile and talented player” – Central District Times 
 “Outstanding Quality” – Wanganui Chronicle  
 “a touch that was soft and exquisitely sensitive…combined great virtuosity with striking dynamic contrasts” – Middle C NZ 
 “She has the virtuosity to convey her tremendous sensitivity to the music………The touch, shaping and resonance of each note receives the respect and attention it deserves. Beautiful; in fact – magic!” –  Island Tides BC 
 
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Where : 1012 East Coast Rd., Fairveiw Heights, Auckland,0630.
When : Saturday 18th March, 8pm (Door opens 7.30pm)
Adults $30, Child/student $15, Consession $25.(cash at door please)
Wine,juice and Tapas included.

Please R.S.V.P by reply email or phone Rod on 473,2226

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