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Guitar Studio Recital – Victoria, January, 2018

I’m very proud of my students for preparing this upcoming concert. I’m looking forward to it. Here is the proposed programme below. Picture update Jan.22nd, thanks to all for playing! Guitar Students from theStudio of Bradford WernerWood Recital HallVictoria Conservatory…

Jeffrey McFadden Plays Jobim

Canadian guitarist Jeffrey McFadden continues to release a set of fantastic videos with the help of Henderson. Here he plays Eu sei que vou te amar by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927–1994), arr. McFadden. Recorded by Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson at Church of St. Mary Magdalene in…

Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan Play Rodrigo

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan play an excerpt of the 1st movement from Tonadilla by Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). Video by the amazing  Drew Henderson. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube Channel. Here’s his blurb: This is an excerpt of the 1st movement from Tonadilla by Joaquin Rodrigo.…

Tariq Harb Plays Capriccio Diabolico Op.85 by Tedesco

Guitarist Tariq Harb plays Capriccio Diabolico “Omaggio a Paganini”, Op.85 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). Video by Drew Henderson. This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel. He has a great blurb about the work on his YouTube: One of my absolute favourite…

Jeffrey McFadden: Prelude & Gigue BWV 1010 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Jeffrey McFadden performs his arrangement of the Prelude & Gigue from the 4th Cello Suite BWV1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Recorded by Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson at Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Toronto. This comes via McFadden’s fantastic Youtube channel. Canada’s…

Concentric Rings by the Victoria Guitar Trio

As many of you know, I play in the Victoria Guitar Trio with two of my closest friends and colleagues, Michael Dias and Adrian Verdejo. Over the years we’ve commissioned and performed many contemporary works by Canadian composers. Last year,…

Jeffrey McFadden Plays Cancion by Manuel de Falla

Triple Canada! Canadian guitarist Jeffrey McFadden plays Cancion del fuego fatuo from El Amor Brujo by Spanish composer Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) arranged by Emilio Pujol (1886–1980). Recorded by Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. This comes via McFadden’s great YouTube Channel. Possibly Canada’s…

Drew Henderson Plays Caprice No. 6 by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Caprice no. 6 from 24 Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. He has a large write-up on his YouTube about his personal experience with the…

Adam Batstone Plays Assad & Bogdanović

Canadian guitarist Adam Batstone plays Mysterious Habitats & Unconscious in Brazil by Dušan Bogdanović (b.1955). This comes via his YouTube Channel. Guitar by Kamil Jaderny 2015. Video & sound by the amazing producer and guitarist Drew Henderson. Some great playing by…

New Release: An Idea by Brett Gunther

Brett Gunther – An IdeaAlbum Info & Sales (iTunes, Spotify, Google, et al): brettgunther.com Canadian guitarist Brett Gunther recently released a new album with sound production by Ralph Maier. Gunther is an excellent guitarist, educator, and organizer. He teaches at…

Canadiana by Emma Rush

Canadiana by Emma RushRecorded at Central Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, ON.  Produced and engineered by Kirk Starkey.  Art, photography, and design by Richard Talbot. Buy or listen at: Emma Rush or Amazon Canadian guitarist Emma Rush recently released a fantastic…

Michael Ibsen Plays Rodrigo, Assad, and Loch Lomond

Canadian guitarist Michael Ibsen plays Junto al Generalife by Joaquin Rodrigo, Dreams and Farewell by Sergio Assad, and The Bonnie Bonnie Banks O’ Loch Lomond arranged by David Russell. These come via his YouTube channel with video work by the amazing…