Campbell Diamond – Classical Guitar Recital – 7 June 2014 3pm

Campbell Diamond - Internationally Award Winning Classical Guitarist

Campbell Diamond – Internationally Award Winning Classical Guitarist

Internationally award winning classical guitarist will be performing in Cooma:

  • Saturday 7 June at 3pm
  • St Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall, global burden of disease 136 Commissioner Street
  • Tickets: Adult $15, Concession $10
  • Bookings at Cooma School of Music (6452 6067)

Bio:

Campbell is an internationally award winning classical guitarist currently studying in Canberra, Australia, under the tutelage of Timothy Kain and Minh Le Hoang. He began studying the classical guitar with Jeff Donovan at the late age of 17, and now 5 years later, he is developing a reputation as one of the leading guitarists of the younger generation.

He has appeared on ABC Classic FM, ABC Radio National, Fine Music FM and ArtSound radio performing as a soloist and also as part of the Canberra Guitar Quartet, alongside Andrey Lebedev, Callum Henshaw and Andrew Blanch. He has given concerts all around Australia and in Japan, Germany, Austria, Romania as a soloist and a chamber musician.

He has been a prize winner in numerous National and International competitions and eisteddfods, including 1st prize in the 2013 Open Victorian Guitar Competition, 1st prize in the 2013 Australian National Eisteddfod Open Guitar Competition, 2nd prize in the Fundatia Romana de Chitara International Competition Bucharest, a Finalist in the 56th Tokyo International Guitar Competition, a Finalist in the coveted Open Sydney Eisteddfod Instrumental Scholarship, and as a duo Campbell and Callum Henshaw were awarded 1st prize in the 2013 Sydney Eisteddfod Open Instrumental Duo competition.

Campbell has had the privilege of attending and participating in masterclasses with musicians and scholars such as Ricardo Gallén, Hubert Käppel, Judicaël Perroy, Thomas Müller-Pering, Pavel Steidl, Nigel North, Andrew Lawrence King, Leslie Howard, Carlo Barone and Roy Howat.

In September 2014 he will be relocating to Germany to begin study at the ‘Koblenz International Guitar Academy’.

Campbell plays a guitar made by Lance Litchfield with D’Addario strings.

This concert is proudly presented by Cooma School of Music

 

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