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Brouwer in Buffalo 2019

Friday 

February 16th

An Hour With Brouwer

Pre concert reception: 6:30 - 7:30

Concert: 7:30 - 9:30

Location: Luis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall, Buffalo State College

Description: Brouwer will give a one hour talk about his career. Then there will be a concert featuring Brouwer's compositions performed by the AD-Duo and the Buffalo Sate Guitar Ensemble

Saturday

February 17th

Master Class with Leo Brouwer

Master Class: 12:00 pm

Location: Luis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall, Buffalo State College

Iliana Matos in Concert

Pre Concert Reception: 6:30 - 7:30

Concert: 7:30 - 8:30 

Location: Luis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall, Buffalo State College

Description: Meastra Matos will perform a tribute concert featuring works by Leo Brouwer in celebration of Brouwer's contributions to the world of music. Matos spent many years in Cuba working as Brouwer's guitarist. Matos will also be performing with Mezzo - Soprano Olga Perez Flora during the first part of the evening. 

Master Class With Maestro Leo Brouwer

2:00PM -5:30PM

  • Maestro Leo Brouwer will give a public masterclass. GLGS Buffalo Chapter in conjunction with the Buffalo State Guitar Club will present masterclasses throughout the weekend comprising of the individuals who have performed as well as many other impactful educators of the guitar. Maestro Brouwer will conduct 40-minute classes providing insight on performance practice of his own pieces. The GLGS Chapter and Guitar Club executive board will hold auditions for performers for each class two weeks prior to the weekend.

Location: 

The Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall

Inside Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

Great Lakes Guitar Society Collegiate and Youth Guitar Competitions Registration

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Competitors in the GLGS Collegiate and Youth Guitar Competitions are required to check in on Friday. If you are unable to arrive on Friday,you can check in via e-mail or phone. Contact information will be provided to all registered competitors.

Location: 

The Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall

Inside Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

Concert and Presentation

Preconcert Reception

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Concert

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Maestro Leo Brouwer, Thomas Viloteau, The Alonso Drummond Duo

 

Our festival concert Performances begin with the artistry of Thomas Viloteau Opening the evening. To following his program: Maestro Leo Brouwer, through a life of unparalleled achievement, has placed himself firmly in history as one of the most influential guitar composers. In this one-hour talk, the maestro will be presenting monumental chapters of his life, taking the audience through moments that defined his career. The Alonso Drummond duo will perform a tribute program to close the evening.  

Location: 

The Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall

Inside Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

Friday, March 15