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December 2016

Guitars Under The Stars

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Drake Municipal Obervatory,
4908 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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WHEN: Saturday, December 10, 2016 7:00 pm WHERE: Drake Municipal Observatory A unique event that combines classical guitar music and star-gazing! The event, which is free and open to the public, will consist of a classical guitar concert by members of HICGS followed by a tour of the observatory and star-gazing using the historic refractor telescope. The tour will be conducted by Dr. Charles Nelson, Professor of Astronomy. Classical and contemporary works for classical guitar will be performed. Please, note…

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March 2017
$20

CONCERT–Matt Palmer

March 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church,
511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Photo shoot at Depot Train Station in Tucson, Arizona.   
Sunday January 11, 2009

Website:  http://www.mattpalmerguitar.com Guitarist Matt Palmer has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, South America, and the Caribbean.  A recent recipient of the “Up and Coming Guitarist of the Year” award by Guitar International Magazine, Matt has been described by critics as “a young artist about to make a real dent in the world of classical guitar” (Premier Guitar Magazine), “highly expressive and technically virtuosic” (Modern Guitars Magazine), “a truly accomplished and refined musician” (Cleveland Classical),…

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April 2017
$20

CONCERT–Eva Beneke

April 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church,
511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Born in Berlin (Germany) Eva Beneke began her studies at the Berlin University of Arts with Prof. Martin Rennert. Her success there led her to the Franz Liszt Hochschule in Weimar to study with Prof.  Thomas Müller-Pering, one of Germany’s most influential guitarists. In 2012, Eva received a doctorate with honors from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles where she studied with Scott Tennant, Pepe Romero and jazz-guitar legend Bruce Forman. In addition to prizes at international guitar…

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