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Faculty Concert: Martha Masters

New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes

Thursday, July 7, 2011 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

New York, United States

Faculty Concert: Martha Masters

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with Special Guest Artist SCOTT TENNANT 


Introduction and Andante  José Viñas (1823-1888) 


Sonata K. 277 in D   Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) 

Sonata K. 208 in A       

Sonata K. 178 in D 


Milonga del Angel   Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) 


Elegia por la muerte de un tanguero  Maximo Diego Pujol (b. 1957) 



Sanzen-In    Andrew York (b. 1958) 

The Lass of Patie’s Mill  Traditional, arr. Edward Flower 

with special guest artist Scott Tennant, guitar 




Errimina (Nostalgia)  P. José Antonio de San Sebastián (1886-1956) 


Homenaje a Leo Brouwer   Eduardo Garrido (b. 1975) 


 Danza ritual  


Anyway    Roland Dyens (b. 1955) 

New York Premiere Performance 


Rustemul    Miroslav Tadic (b. 1959) 

Makedonsko devojce       

Walk Dance


The Illinois Times wrote that guitarist Martha Masters “…is on a swift and certain trajectory to star territory." Masters’ playing has been described as “seductive” (Ft. Worth Star Telegram), “intelligent and natural” (Guitar Review), and “refined and elegant” (American Record Guide). She has received critical acclaim as a solo recitalist, as a chamber musician with Duo Erato, and as a soloist with orchestras. Recent concert seasons have included performances on concert series and at festivals in China, England, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Germany, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and throughout the United States. Masters’ first CD, Serenade, is now in its second printing, and her Naxos recital disc sold over 10,000 copies worldwide in the first year of its release. Her recording of Italian music was released in 2006 on the GSP label, and a recording of early 20th Century Spanish music was released on GSP in 2009. Masters’ book, Reaching the Next Level, a method for experienced guitar students, was published in 2010 by Mel Bay, and has received early critical acclaim. In October of 2000 Martha Masters won first prize in the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) International Solo Competition, including a recording contract with Naxos, a concert video with Mel Bay, and an extensive North American concert tour. In November of 2000, she also won the Andrés Segovia International Guitar Competition in Linares, Spain and was a finalist in the Alexandre Tansman International Competition of Musical Personalities in Lodz, Poland. Prior to 2000, Masters was a prizewinner or finalist in numerous other international competitions, including the 1999 International Guitar Competition "Paco Santiago Marín" in Granada, Spain, the 1998 Tokyo International Guitar Competition and the 1997 GFA International Solo Competition. In addition to leading the guitar program and the LMU Guitar Festival at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Masters teaches annually at the National Guitar Workshop Classical Summit in Connecticut, and on Masters is also the President of the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA), dedicated to supporting the instrument, its players and its music in the US and throughout the world. Masters received both the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, where she studied with Manuel Barrueco, and completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California as a student of Scott Tennant.

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150 West 85th Street
New York, 10024

Thursday, July 7, 2011 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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