Tribute to brilliance in guitar

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TIMOTHY Kain, Bradley Kunda,  Minh Le Hoang and Matt Withers make up the present-day Guitar Trek, one ofAustralia’s  premier guitar quartets, founded  in Canberra by Kain. 

l to r Timothy Kain, Bradley Kunda, Minh Le Hoang and Matt Withers
This weekend they’re marking 25 years of Guitar Trek during the  10th anniversary  celebrations of Wesley Music Centre.

If you can’t make it to the concert, watch our for our coming review by Clinton White in Citynews.

Guitar Trek’s joyous program will include “Waltz of the Flowers” by Tchaikovsky, “To His Servant Bach, God Grants a Final Glimpse –The Morning Star,” by

Graham Koehne, Philip Houghton’s “News From Nowhere,” Nigel Westlake’s “Six Fish,” Kunda’s new arrangement of Brahms’ “Intermezzo” and three short

works by Manuel de Falla.

Guitar Trek’s  latest CD, “Six Fish,” is  a 25th-anniversary collection of entirely Australian works, in keeping with the group’s dedication to Australian music. It was launched in August at the Adelaide International Guitar Festival and includes works by leading composers for guitar, Philip Houghton, Richard Charlton, Martin Wesley-Smith and Westlake’s “Six Fish.”

Guitar Trek’s 25th Anniversary Concert, at Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit (corner of Sydney Ave), Forrest,  Saturday, 15 September 15. Doors open at 7pm, concert at 7:30pm. Adults $30, concession (seniors & CCGS members) $25, full-time students $15 and children  $10. Tickets at the door or book online at www.trybooking.com/BTRM

 

 

 

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