New Guitar Concerto by Clarice Assad

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New Guitar Concerto by composer Clarice Assad via guitarist Marc Teicholz. Read the full article on newmusicusa.com. Here’s an excerpt:

I am commissioning a guitar concerto from the well-known Brazilian composer Clarice Assad. Clarice is a uniquely qualified composer for this project. She has extensive experience writing and arranging for orchestra (she was the composer-in-residence for the New Century Orchestra) as well as writing concertos (she has, for example, written two for violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg.) She also has an intimate knowledge of the guitar (she is the daughter of the legendary guitarist Sergio Assad and has written a double concerto for the Assad duo).

Check out her previous concerto for two guitars:


Video Link: http://youtu.be/FMYCoqTPCVY

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Bradford Werner is a guitarist and teacher living in Victoria, BC, Canada. He teaches at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, a private studio, and performs as a freelancing musician. He also plays in the Victoria Guitar Trio, a group focusing on new music commissions by Canadian composers. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Check out more Victoria posts at Classical Guitar in Victoria.

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