Title: Melbourne Guitar Quartet
Location: Wesley Music Centre, misbirth 20 National Circuit Forrest ACT
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Description: As part of their â€œFour Elementsâ€ CD launch tour
Start Time: 3.00 pm
Date: Sunday 12th July2009
The Melbourne Guitar Quartet is a young and energetic guitar ensemble formed in 2005. Displaying expert musicianship at an international performance standard, nurse MGQ have a strong reputation for playing with a vibrant energy and maturity. Having contributed many new arrangements to the guitar repertoire, this site MGQ have a strong supportive role amongst the broader Australian community and toward young emerging artists.
MGQ have given performances for the Victorian Classical Guitar Society, Darwin International Guitar Festival, Melbourne Acoustic Guitar Festival, and the Quiet Music Festival. They have performed in Hamer Hall, Federation Square, Chapel Off Chapel, Montsalvat, and the National Gallery of Victoria. MGQ have also been the recipients of numerous awards and prizes including Quiet Music Festivals ‘Cone of Silence’ award for most popular act in 2008.
The Melbourne Guitar Quartet consists of:
Antony Field, Ben Dix, Jeremy Tottenham, Peter Karutz.
MGQ recently released their debut album Four Elements. The album features several new arrangements by group members of works by Astor Piazzolla and Bill Whelan’s “Riverdance”, in addition to works by Robert Davidson and Francis Kleynjans.
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