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11th Annual Celebration of the Guitar – February 22- 23, 2020

Peabody Preparatory’s 11th annual celebration of the guitar at the Peabody Institute is coming Saturday, February 22 through Sunday, February 23! The program, for students of all levels and ages, is a great way to discover the guitar or advance your playing skills.

Tickets

2020 Rates
Ensembles– $60.00/ticket (includes one individual ensemble coaching, all workshops, and ticket to Guest Artist Concert)

Community – $30.00/ticket (includes admission to any/all workshops Saturday & Sunday and 2 tickets to Saturday & Sunday Guest Artist Concerts)

Preparatory – $25.00/ticket (includes admission to any/all workshops Saturday & Sunday and 2 tickets to Saturday & Sunday Guest Artist Concerts)

2020 Guest Artists

Matt Palmer

Matt Palmer has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the Caribbean. An active performer, winner of numerous guitar competitions, and author of The Virtuoso Guitarist method, Palmer has gained worldwide recognition as a virtuosic and soulful concert artist.

Kim Perlak

With performances that are deeply personal and express a breadth of tradition, guitarist Kim Perlak has been recognized as an inspired voice in American classical music. Her playing was praised by The Austin-American Statesman as, “thoughtful, enchanting, vivid…a songwriter’s circle without the lyrics,” and by another Austin reviewer as, “moving…the most patriotic thing I’ve experienced in many months.”

David Tronzo

David Tronzo is an American guitarist, best known for his innovation of pairing the techniques of electric slide guitar with the genres of bebop, modern jazz, rock, downtown music, and experimental music.

Leo Welch

Leo Welch has published over 55 compositions, arrangements and editions of solo, chamber, and guitar ensemble works with the FJH Music Company, Mel Bay Publications, Tuscany Publications (Theodore Presser), D’Oz Publications, and Class Guitar Resources.

2020 Schedule

Saturday, February 22

Classical Track

  Event Location
12:00 pm Check in  
12:30 pm Julian Gray Community
Master Class*
Cohen-Davison
Family Theatre
3:00 pm Matt Palmer Preparatory
Master Class*
Centre Street
Performance Space
5:30 pm Dinner Break  
7:00 pm Concert featuring Perlak-Tronzo Duo,
Matt Stevens, Kris Funn & Quincy Phillips
Leith Symington
Griswold Hall

Jazz Track

  Event Location
12:00 pm Check in  
1:00 pm Kim Perlak and David Tronzo:
Improvisation Workshop
Centre Street
Performance Space
5:30 pm Dinner Break  
7:00 pm Concert featuring Perlak-Tronzo Duo,
Matt Stevens, Kris Funn & Quincy Phillips
Leith Symington
Griswold Hall

Sunday, February 23

Youth Track

  Event Location
10:00 am Festival Orchestra Joe Byrd Hall
11:15 am Rock Guitar Workshop Joe Byrd Hall
12:oo pm-
1:30 pm
Lunch  
2:00 pm Ensemble Concert
(free admission)
Leith Symington
Griswold Hall
3:15 pm Participant reception 2nd Floor Conservatory
(outside Griswold)
4:00 pm Matt Palmer Concert Leith Symington
Griswold Hall

Community Track

  Event Location
9:00 am-
10:00 am
Viloteau Community Master Class* Hilda & Douglas
Goodwin Recital Hall
9:00 am-
10:00 am
Kim Perlak Warm Up Joe Byrd Hall
10:00 am-
11:00 am
Arpeggios: Planting, Patterns,
and Speed with Zane Forshee
Cohen-Davison
Family Theatre
11:00 am
Julian Gray Lecture Hilda & Douglas
Goodwin Recital Hall
11:00 am
Matt Stevens Jazz Workshop Cohen-Davison
Family Theatre
12:00 pm Lunch  
1:00 pm Serap Bastepe-Gray
Healthy Performing Workshop
Joe Byrd Hall
2:00 pm Ensemble Concert (free admission) Leith Symington
Griswold Hall
3:15 pm Participant reception 2nd Floor Conservatory
(outside Griswold)
4:00 pm Matt Palmer Concert Leith Symington
Griswold Hall

*Participants will be pre-selected

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