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Christopher McGuire "Bach, Brazil & The Beatles"

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Chandor Gardens

711 West Lee Avenue

Weatherford, TX 76086

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Classical guitarist, Christopher McGuire creating a captivating musical experience that conveys a range of emotions, and stirs the soul.

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Chandor Gardens Foundation Inc. is pleased to present an intimate evening with classical guitarist Christopher McGuire performing Bach, Brazil, and The Beatles, in the beautiful courtyard of Chandor Gardens, Weatherford, Texas.

American guitarist Christopher McGuire commands the many expressive qualities of the guitar with what one critic called "unselfconscious intensity." His engaging performance style invites people of all ages to feel they are taking part, not just taking a seat. Audiences and critics on five continents fulfill the prediction by Andrés Segovia that "…he will be appreciated and applauded everywhere." In his 1981 letter of recommendation, Segovia also said he is “…an artist, sensitive, with perfect technique.”

He has studied with or performed in master classes for several of the world’s foremost guitarists including; Andrés Segovia, Oscar Ghiglia, Pepe Romero, Robert Guthrie and José Tomás.

McGuire has performed hundreds of solo concerts in the United States, Mexico, Japan, Venezuela, Germany, Spain and the Canary Islands. He has played his guitar for presidents of the United States of America and Mexico, three former governors of Texas and members of the Spanish Royal Family. He has performed more than 1500 informal performances in schools and other community venues in cities throughout North America, Spain, Venezuela and Japan.

His direct influences are as varied as they come, ranging from private lessons with Maestro Segovia to jam sessions with Stevie Ray Vaughn. He has performed with some of the great musicians of our time, including Charlie Byrd, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Bucky Pizzarelli, Howard Alden, Roland Dyens, Carlos Bonell, Karin Schaupp, Robert Guthrie, Van Cliburn Gold Medalist José Feghali and violinist Swang Lin. In October of 2005 Chris shared the stage with the legendary Van Cliburn in a tribute concert for Fort Worth philanthropist Roz Rosenthal.

He is currently Artistic Director of the Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society (FWCGS) and the Allegro Guitar Society of Dallas (AGSD).

Doors open at 6:30 P.M.

This event will have water and a small snack concession available.

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Chandor Gardens

711 West Lee Avenue

Weatherford, TX 76086

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Chandor Gardens Foundation Inc. is committed to protecting and preserving the historical heritage of Chandor Gardens, and enhancing that heritage, in alliance with the City of Weatherford, through the development of the entire Chandor property in a manner consistent with Douglas Chandor's artistic vision.

 

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