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April 10: Guitar Masterclass with Paul Gregory

Guitar Masterclass with Paul Gregory 

Thursday 10 April, 2014, 6-9pm

McCann Hall, DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Chatham Row

 

Paul Gregory established himself as one of the leading concert guitarists of his generation. Classical Guitar described him as 'One of our very best guitarists'. He gave his Wigmore Hall concert debut at the age of 19. In 1978 he won the Andres Segovia International Guitar Competition and gained second prize in the Tarrega Competion, both in Spain. He has performed at all the major concert halls in London and has been broadcast many times by BBC Radio 3, including live recitals from Broadcasting House as part of  the famous Lunchtime Concert Series. He has been invited to perform and teach in most parts of the world.

Paul has been a visting professor to the Royal Academy of Music in Dublin and is currently chief external examiner at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. In the past couple of years, Paul has also been invited to give masterclasses at Royal College of Music and Trinity College of Music in London and the Royal Welsh College of Music in Cardiff. He teaches at the Academy of Performing Arts in Lewes, Sussex.

'A mature and accomplished soloist.' The Daily Telegraph

 'Dedicated, impassioned, shaped with care and feeling.' The Financial Times

'A model of polish and accuracy' The Strad

'If it is possible Paul Gregory has wound another notch up the scale of guitar masters' Classical Guitar