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October 2016
$20

CONCERT–Duo Sudeste

October 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/DuoSudeste/ CD Baby:  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/duosudeste Recent NPR performance:  http://nashvillepublicradio.org/post/live-studio-c-duo-sudeste Based in Nashville, Tennessee, DUO SUDESTE was formed in 2008 by Robert Thompson and Joey Butler.  Merging their love of Latin music, classical guitar, and knowledge of Latin rhythms, they formed a guitar duo specializing in composers from South America — mainly Argentina and Brazil. As active performers, they have performed numerous concerts and on NPR's Live in Studio C and The Intimate Guitar. Their debut CD entitled Viagem ao Sul (Voyage…

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December 2016

Guitars Under The Stars

December 10, 2016 @ 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 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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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 @ 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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June 2017

Guitars in the Garden: Rose Fest at Reiman Gardens

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50011 United States
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Come listen to the HICGS members play for this annual event Performance times vary throughout the afternoon No preregistration is required. Cost is free for members and Iowa State University students with ID. The general public pays $8 for adults, $7 for seniors ages 65+, $4 for kids ages 4-17, and free for kids ages 3 and under.

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July 2017

Guitars in the Garden: Polk County Master Gardeners

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Demonstration Garden, Dewy Gibbs Road and 92nd Street
Ubandale, IA United States
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Guitars in the Garden–Polk County Master Gardeners Come to the Polk Co. Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden on July 13th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and listen to members of the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society

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August 2017

Guitars in the Garden: Union Park

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Union Park Floral Garden, E. 9th and Thompson Avenue
Des Moines, IA, IA 50316 United States
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This family friendly and free event will be held in the Union Park Flower Garden, (the southeast corner of Union Park, near the corner East 9th and Thompson Avenue).  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and plan to enjoy a great presentation of classical guitar music which should last about 2 hours. In the advent of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled. Please visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/HICGS for up-to-date cancellation information and to stay informed of upcoming events.…

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September 2017
$20

CONCERT–Iowa Guitar Quartet

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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The Iowa Guitar Quartet was formed by its members in 2016 as an outgrowth of their involvement with the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society.  Based in the Des Moines area, IGQ has performed in many venues and college campuses across the state of Iowa.  They maintain an active performance schedule.  Members include:  Steven Kennedy, David Crabbs, Dave Reynolds, and Thomas Finn Cost:  general admission - $20, students, HICGS members - $15

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October 2017

GUITAR CLINIC–Lynn McGrath

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Patty & Fred Turner Jazz Center, 2505 Carpenter
Des Moines, 50311 United States
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Lynn McGrath, acclaimed guitarist and pedagogue, will be giving a guitar clinic while in town for her concert with the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society. The class will take place at the Turner Jazz Center on the campus of Drake University. It is free and open to the public. Guitarists of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend.

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CONCERT–Lynn McGrath

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Classical guitarist Lynn McGrath is being heralded as a phenom. Blending expressive musicianship with her passion for Spanish Language, literature, and theater, she has shared the poetry and music of “Platero y Yo” with audiences on 4 continents in the role of both guitarist and theatrical narrator. She has brought the poetry of Nobel laureate Juan Ramón Jiménez to life for diverse audiences that have included children in a Peruvian orphanage to classical guitar connoisseurs. One critic wrote the following…

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