Sunday, June 23 at 3pm David Grimes, Michael Anthony Nigro and Dr. Gregory Newton, three masters of the classical guitar, play works by Chobian, Theodorakis, Hatzidakis, Lawson, Turina, Ponce and Támez.
David Grimes’ studies of the guitar have taken him throughout North America and Europe. His was director of Guitar Studies at CSU Fullerton and a former 18-year president of the Guitar Foundation of America, where he is now Reviews Editor for the journal Soundboard.
Michael Anthony Nigro directs the guitar program at Vanguard University, where he has established a comprehensive curriculum that includes Guitar Literature, Pedagogy, Fretboard Techniques and Guitar Ensemble. He has toured extensively throughout the United States, Asia, and South America. His discography includes 5 CD’s. His latest CD, “A Journey through Latin America,” showcases music by Isáac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega and José Luis Merlín, among others.
Dr. Gregory Newton is on the faculties of Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Valley College and Glendale College, is president of the American Guitar Society, director of the AGS International Concert Series, a former member of the GFA Board of Directors, has been a frequent contributor to periodicals, and adjudicates on international competitions.
“Les Dimanches Musicaux”, a series of free concerts organised by the Cathedral's musical association Les Arts George V, take place at the Cathedral on most Sundays throughout the year from September to November and from January to June. Concerts begin at 15H00 and last for approximately 50 minutes. Entry is free but donations are strongly encouraged! Read more on the LAGV website ↣