Class Axe: New Music for Classical Guitar

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Event Title: Class Axe: New Music for Classical Guitar
  • Region: 7
  • Venue / Location: Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto, Ontario
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $(FREE)
  • Genre: Strings (plectral)
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Description:

Class Axe is a workshop coordinated by the Guitar Society of Toronto and the Canadian Music Centre which stimulates more contemporary composition for the guitar. The inaugural workshop involved four composers from across Canada working with Toronto-based guitarist Rob MacDonald through workshops while developing their piece. Four new pieces will be premiered as part of the Class Axe concert.

Featuring guitarist Rob MacDonald
Music by Jacquie Leggatt, Lucas Oickle, Roydon Tse, and Colin Sandquist

The program will also feature Jason Doell's Casualties for solo guitar, the winning project in the 2014 CMC Toronto Emerging Composer Award (supported by Michael Koerner and Roger D. Moore)