Riley and Kate Rutherford on performing with the Clarksville Youth Guitar Orchestra

Riley and Kate Rutherford on performing with the Clarksville Youth Guitar Orchestra

  Riley and Kate Rutherford are 9 year old twin sisters from Erin, Tennessee. They study with Vanessa Green, adjunct professor at Austin Peay State University.  They shared their experience of preparing and performing with the Clarksville Youth Guitar Orchestra at the Montgomery County Library-   We are 9-year-old identical … Continue reading

YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY

YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY

YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY By: Will Riley Combining youthful energy, high-quality instruction, large ensemble playing, and a mission to help a younger generation of classical guitarists build a vibrant community, the third annual Young Guitarists’ Workshop was by all accounts a rousing success. Held at New England Conservatory … Continue reading

Interview with Ricardo Gomez, 2014 winner of the Classical Minds High School division

Interview with Ricardo Gomez, 2014 winner of the Classical Minds High School division

Ricardo Gomez was born in El Tigre, Venezuela in 1995. In earlier years he studied the flute and the cuatro (a four-stringed Venezuelan instrument). The classical guitar is now his main passion. In addition to playing  in classes for important figures like Leo Brouwer, Aniello Desiderio, and Roland Dyens,  Ricardo won … Continue reading

Young Austin Cellist, Rachel Rivera, joins the ACGYO as Soloist

Young Austin Cellist, Rachel Rivera, joins the ACGYO as Soloist

Rachel Rivera, from Anderson High School, will join the Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra this Sunday in a performance of selections from Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid (Night Music of the Streets of Madrid) by Luigi Boccherini. Originally written for string quintet, this will be the premiere performance of an arrangement by Dr. Chris Lee … Continue reading