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Volume XXVI, Number 1 Summer 2010

LA Guitar Quartet
December 11, 2010
Presented in Cosponsorship with

Washington University Music Department
& The Whitaker Foundation
Hanser-McClellan Raphaella Smits

October 9, 2010 November 6, 2010
Presented in Cosponsorship with Presented in Cosponsorship with
Music Folk in Webster Groves The DAddario Foundation for the
Performing Arts

Tim Callobre Grisha Goryachev Athens Guitar Trio

January 22, 2011 February 26, 2011 March 26, 2011
Presented in Collaboration with Presented in Collaboration with
Presented in Collaboration with
St. Louis Public Schools The Hispanic Arts Council The Seven Gables Inn
Music Department
at the Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton Road, Ladue, Missouri, Saturday nights at 8:00 pm.
A subscription consists of one ticket to each of the four Series concerts ($76).
A single ticket to each concert is $22 ($20 for members, students and 62+). All Seats Reserved.

Hanser-McClellan Raphaella Smits

Duo October 9, 2010 November 6, 2010
John McClellan and Kirk Hanser Belgian guitarist Raphaella Smits
began performing together in 1996, makes her St. Louis debut with a
each already being an established solo artist in his performance on the eight-string guitar. Her seven-
own right. As a duo, they quickly became known for
teen albums are regarded as indispensable to refined
their choice of entertaining programs, their technical
and musical prowess, and their abilities for connect- music lovers. Also in demand internationally as a
ing with audiences. "Kirk Hanser and John McClel- teacher and competition judge, "Smits plays with
lan individually are monster players; put the two more heart than anybody should be allowed to have.

magic happens. Fingerstyle Magazine

together with several years refinement as a duo and
sublimates everything . . . Classical Guiar Corner
She has the technique to be sure, but her musicality

Tim Callobre The Athens Guitar

January 22, 2011 Trio March 26, 2011
Just seventeen years old, musical Hailing from Athens, Georgia,
prodigy Tim Callobre (composer, Dusty Woodruff, Rylan Smith
and Matthew Anderson are in their fifth year together,
pianist, guitarist) has already won numerous
bringing various genres to light in a classical style,
awards, including First Place in the Christopher including Klezmer, African spiritual, Spanish and
Parkening Young Guitarist Competition and Grand American folk music as well as traditional classical
Prize Winner of the 2010 Spotlight Awards. "Does works. The Trio's performances are characterized by

lation." Soundboard Magazine

beautiful tone and creative use of timbre and articu-
Mozart." Charron,
one sense genius?. . .Obviously. This kid is the next

Additional non-series performances on Saturday nights. See page 3 for locations, pricing & availability.

Los Angeles Grisha Goryachev

Guitar Quartet February 26, 2011
December 11, 2010

The Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, flamenco guitarist
continues to set the standard for expression and vir- Grisha Goryachev is known the world over for his
tuosity among guitar ensembles, while perennially blinding virtuosity and sense of style. A master of
redefining themselves in their musical explorations. both flamenco and classical idioms, his St. Louis
Masters of the classics as well as the creators of the program will be all-Spanish, including classical
unique syntheses of world-music and contemporary works by Albeniz, Granados and Rodrigo, followed

cal talent and death defying fingers . . . Eliot Fisk

by tributes to Sabicas and De Lucia. Magical musi-
attentive audiences Ive ever seen. Vancouver Sun
styles. Their playing is amazing. . .one of the most
Welcome to the 2010-11 Guitar To Order Tickets Online visit us at
Concert Season! These are virtuoso Charge by Phone at (314) 567-5566, or send this form to
performers who hail from Belgium,
Russia, and the USA. Parking is The St. Louis Classical Guitar Society, PO Box 11425, St. Louis, MO 63105
free and well lighted, and the All Seats Reserved -- All Series Performances Presented Without Amplification
acoustics at the Ethical Society are
legendary. All are invited to meet
Great Artist Series Subscription (Save $12)
the artists at post-concert receptions Four concerts on Saturday nights, 8:00 pm at the Ethical Society
for Series performers. We hope to # subscriptions_______ at $76 each (per person) = $_______
see you there!
Membership Membership (see column at left--good through August 31, 2011)
We invite you to become a Mem-
$35 family, $30 couple, $20 individual, $15 FT students. Names for cards
ber of the Society! Meet other like-
minded guitar lovers, with free
______________________ _______________________ $_______
admission to Members Gatherings
featuring local performers and our Single Tickets for Great Artist Series concerts (orders filled September 1)
new Guitar Society Orchestra! Also $22, $20 for members (one/card) & full-time students & seniors 62+.
receive free admission to Great
Artist master classes; discounts on Performer_________________# tickets______at $_______= $_________
single tickets, performers CDs,
and Society T-shirts; and admission Performer_________________# tickets______at $______ = $_________
to a members only post-concert re-
ception for the Los Angeles Guitar Special Performances: at Washington University, 560 Trinity Bldg
Quartet! The LA Guitar Quartet: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 8:00 pm Univ City
Subscriptions $32 (front center section); $28 (center section); $24 (on sides) No Discounts.
By subscribing to the Great Artist Ticket Sales to the LA Guitar Quartet through the Guitar Society are
Series, you receive a discount on only available to Friends and Subscribers through October 9. Beginning
tickets and the chance to annually September 1, however, they may be purchased directly through the Edison
renew your seats. Please Note: Theater Box Office (314 935-6543) or Metrotix: (
After October 9, 2010 tickets for
For Friends & Subscribers: # tickets ______ at $_____ = $________
the LA Guitar Quartet available
only through the Edison Theater Grisha Goryachev: Saturday, February 26, 2011, 8:00 pm at Ethical Society
Box Office or Metrotix. $24 general; $22 members (1 ticket/mbr), full-time students & age 62+
St. Louis Friends of the Guitar Single orders filled Sep 1: # tickets ______ at $_____ = $________
Please take a look at our Friends ___($50) Fan: Program recognition and membership for one (please write name
for card under Membership.)

bership, and Aficionado on up in-

benefits--all levels include mem-
___($185) Aficionado: The above, plus two subscriptions (best seats available) to
the Great Artist Series, plus membership for two.
cludes concert tickets with priority ___($350) Performer: The above, plus family membership, plus two tickets to
seating! Grant sources are much re- both Special Performances with the best available seats!
duced this year--we rely on your ___($500) Virtuoso: The above, plus four subscriptions to the GA Series, and
support! again with best available seats (four) to both Special Performances!
___($1000) Maestro: The above for Virtuoso, plus our undying gratitude!
Financial Assistance has been provided by KJEA Memorial Fund: Honor Kathy Ashs work with a Special Gift!
the Missouri Arts Council, the Regional Arts
Commission, the National Endowment for Thank you ! GRAND TOTAL: $________
the Arts, the Whitaker Foundation, the DAd- Name_____________________________________________________________________
dario Foundation, the Seven Gables Inn, and
Music Folk of Webster Groves.
FOUNDATION City, State, Zip__________________________________________Phone_______________

Paid by check__Visa/Mastercard__Card#__________________________________exp.___

E-mail address for concert reminders____________________________________________

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