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French Classical Guitarist Thomas Csaba performance | 15th November 2017 (Wed) 7pm @ Lasalle College Of The Arts (Next to Sim Lim Square)

Hi all fellow guitarist friends,
Marcus and Kevin, are hosting this wonderful guitarist on 15 November 2017. Admission is free. More details as follows :

Visiting Artist Concert – Award winning French lire le blog Classical Guitarist Thomas Csaba to perform in Singapore.
15 November 2017 (Wednesday)
7.00 – 8.30 pm (With Intermission)
Lasalle College Of The Arts (Next to Sim Lim Square)
Studio – F201
Free Admission – RSVP: optichero@gmail.com

http://thomascsaba.wixsite.com/thomascsaba

TPGC posted on behalf of Marcus and Kevin.  TPGC is going too!! Counting down.
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TPGC 2017 Music Camp “at the theatre” | 26 Aug (10am to 9pm) & 27 Aug 2017 (10am to 2.30pm)

Breaking Barriers, Building Bonds, Broadening Boundaries.

Once again, it’s our annual music camp. The above picture is the program for the day so if you had not informed Pay Peng or Doris on your attendance, please do so asap. This year, we had a special guest speaker that will be here to share with us some tip. A short profile of Sumin can be found HERE.

This is for member only so if you are interested to attend, please contact the either Pay Peng or Doris for more information.

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Kevin Loh performance at “Red Dot August” series | 25th Aug 2017 (Fri) | 7pm to 7.45pm | Esplanade Concourse

From Kevin:
“Hey everybody! I’m really happy to be returning to the Esplanade Concourse for this year’s “Red Dot August” series! I first started performing at the Concourse in 2007, and I’m really happy to have been invited back ever since. This time, do come along for a set of local well-known tunes specially arranged for the guitar, as well as some guitar classics and more! As usual, it’s free, so it’s open to everyone of all ages! Looking forward to seeing you there on the 25th of August for a wonderful Friday evening!!!”

 

For more details, please check out: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/red-dot-august/2017/kevin-loh?FestivalNames=2017&Start=20170819

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Mass Jamming at Yuhua PAssionArts Village @ Singapore Science Centre | 5th Aug 2017 | 5.30pm

Mass Jamming organised by PAssionArts and Jurong GRC, Yuhua and Bukit Batok SMCs Community Arts and Culture Clubs.

The organiser are recruiting 500 Guitarists and 500 Ukeists for a mass jamming at Yuhua PAssionArts Festival Village at Science Centre Singapore on 5 August 5pm to 9pm!

Registration at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciX8WmqlxFOaGbiXDQMZV4Ejxo8d6UCSMg6bDP_mHinQGlMA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Free training will be provided at Yuhua Community Club.
(90 Boon Lay Way, Singapore 609958)

Popular songs such as Di Tanjong Katong and Reach out for the Skies will be played.

Additional shoutout: If you think you are able to serve as an assistant volunteer trainer, please contact Balraj at 90686543 / admin@guitarhympia.com

Training Dates for the Assistant Volunteer Trainers are as follows:
(Assistant Volunteer Trainers are encouraged to attend at least 2 sessions)

Wed 28th June, 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Thur 29th June, 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Sun 2nd July, 9.30am – 12.00pm

Training Dates for the rest of the mass jamming participants are as follows:
(Participants are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible, all songs will be taught at each session)

Guitarists training dates:
– Tues 4th July 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Fri 7th July 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Fri 14th July 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Wed 2nd August 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)

Ukeists training dates:
Wed 5th July 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Wed 12th July 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Tues 1st August 7pm to 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)

At actual site – Science Centre Singapore (15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081)
4th August 5pm to 9 pm (4 hours) (final mass rehearsal)
5th August 4pm to 9 pm (5 hours)

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2017 Membership Walk & Chill | 30th April 2017 @ 8.30am | Tampines Eco Green park

The first outdoor membership bonding session for the club member. Organized by the Membership Sub-Comm with key planner by Doris and Germaine. The objective for the session is to have bonding, fun, healthy and something exciting.

Date:  30th April 2017 (Sun)

Time: 8.30am

Meeting Place: Tampines Bus Interchange Bus No. 28

We will alight 3 bus stop from Interchange. The estimated traveling time is 30min and the trail walk will last around 2hrs. For those that are driving, you can meet at the Park Entrance at 9am.

Things to bring:-

  • Water
  • Cap or Umbrella
  • Insect Repellent
  • Comfortable clothing and shoe

We will buy lunch after the walk and eat and chill at Doris place function room. Please contact the membership sub-com if you are coming for the event: Wei Nee, Clement, Woon boon, Doris and Hannah.

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Entertainment Time | 3rd Jun 2017 (Sat) @ 4pm to 6pm | Toa Payoh Central CC

Once again, it’s our Entertainment Time. A day where club member showcase their skill.

Objective

(1) To members build up courage so that we can counter stage fright. (Useful as character building).
(2) Prepare ourselves for Annual Concert.
(3) Members trying out new pieces that they had learned in front of own members. (Why not )
(4) Trying out small group presentation, or singing (it is not 7th Mth Yet so we will be safe )
(5) Fellowship
(6) Entertain…Can include singing, telling jokes, comedy sketch, sharing experience – work or family or stories, etc.
(7) *promote kindness, giving and sharing*

So do feel free to contact any of our MC if you had something that you would like to present to the rest of the member so that we can add in your pieces.

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Music Sharing: 15th April 2017 (Sat) | 4pm to 6pm | Toa Payoh Central CC

For this day, we had invited 2 of our Alumni to share with us on Guitar Music. First of all, Prof. Bertrand Lim. One of our old Alumni who joined the club since 1993. Currently working at SMU.

Then followed by Mr Low Kim Pin who join the club in 2013. He is currently working as a Classical Guitar Teacher at Yamaha Music (Asia).

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Music Sharing: 8th April 2017 (Sat), 4pm to 6pm, @Toa Payoh Central CC Music Room

   

On the coming Sat, we had gladly invite 2 of our Alumni to come to the club for some Music Sharing session.

First of all, will be Mr Marcus Loh, joined the club since 1991. He will be sharing on some Guitar Playing Technique. Then followed by  Mr Kevin Loh, A highly gifted young musician, currently studying in the world-renowned Yehudi Menuhin School of Music in the UK, a Singaporean classical guitarist.

This is for exclusively for club member only. For general public, please inform us upfront for confirmation. thanks.

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Picnic Suite featuring Kevin Loh (Classical Guitar) and various artist | 16th April 2017, 5pm to 7pm @ Esplanade Recital Studio

Picnic Suite – Brought together by two of Singapore’s most active and award-winning musicians, Roberto Alvarez(Flute) and Kevin Loh(Classical Guitar) this picnic concert will consist of various leading repertoire of diverse genres for the flute and guitar duo ranging from Latin America by Máximo Diego Pujol to Romania by Béla Bartók.   Included in this concert is the Singaporean premiere of “picnic suite”, written by French composer Claude Bolling in 1980 for a flute, guitar and jazz piano trio.    Joining them are Kseniia on the piano, Ramu on percussion and Tony on double bass.

For more detail, please go to visit Sistic.

http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cpicnic0417

 

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Xpose Guitar Ensemble Annual Concert | PLEIADES | 1st April 2017 (Sat), 7pm @ Victoria Concert Hall

The Xposé Guitar Ensemble is pleased to present <<Pleiades>>, a concert that will take you on a voyage through the stars to different worlds! Marvel at the grandeur of the Pleiades constellation with our very own Bass Guitar concerto, ‘Subaru’!

Take a journey with us through the stars to mystical lands with Lemuel Gulliver as he traverses the different lands of ‘Gulliver’s Travel’, or join in the carousing and dancing of the Southern Islands villagers ‘Karimatanu Kuicha’. You might be inspired by Joe Hisaishi’s ‘The Wind Rises’! Perhaps you’ll even see the star-crossed lovers, Jack and Rose with the ‘Titanic Medley’ and be moved by a priestess’s love for a dashing prince in 雪舞. Many more worlds await you on this voyage through the stars!

Ticket Prices: $25 Adults, $20 Students (before Tote-board arts grant subsidy for educational institutional purchase; $10 after subsidy). For ticket enquiries and purchase, please contact Michelle (97617910) or Shuming (92484737).

**20% EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT til 11 March 2017 for non-school orders!!! Get your tickets quick!**