B C G S10 11 Brochure


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  1. 1. An Die Musik LIVE! Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 2 p.m. BCGS Holiday Celebration BALTIMORE, MD PERMIT NO. 4290 NON-PROFIT ORG U.S. POSTAGE PAID Towson University Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8 p.m. Alturas Duo Towson University Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Friday, March 18, 2011 at 8 p.m. John Williams Baltimore Museum of Art Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 8 p.m. Scott Tennant Baltimore Museum of Art Saturday, October 16, 2010, at 8 p.m. Roland Dyens Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 4607 Maple Avenue Baltimore, MD 21227 tel: 443-296-BCGS (2247) email: admin@bcgs.org www.bcgs.org Return Service Requested 2010-2011 Concert Season Guitar Society 2010-2011 Concert Season Baltimore Classical Membership Benefits Order Form Membership Total Member: $25 Individual, $40 Professional*, $15 Student & Senior (Full amount is tax deductible) Membership Level = $ Discount on season subscription price Option to buy four tickets at Member’s price for each concert For Friend Level and above, please print name of individual(s) to be recognized in the 2010-2011 program. *Option to buy advance group tickets for your students (Prof. Members and higher) *Free bio listing for yourself or your business on the BCGS web site (Prof. Member and higher) Membership needs to be renewed when purchasing tickets at member prices. Friend: $50-$99 (Full amount is tax deductible) Subscription All of the above plus... Subscriptions include guaranteed ticket availability, and discounts on general admission prices. Recognition in the BCGS program Tickets are not refundable. (Please circle which category, if not General admission.) General admission $110 x = Preferred seating Member/Senior/Full-time Student $85 x = Supporter: $100-$249 ($85-$234 is tax deductible) Individual Tickets (Please circle which category, if not General admission.) All of the above plus... Roland Dyens (General admission) $25 x = Special Gift Roland Dyens (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $20 x = Scott Tennant (General admission) $30 x = Donor: $250-$499 ($195-$444 is tax deductible) Scott Tennant (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $25 x = All of the above plus... John Williams* (General admission) $40 x = Pair of tickets to a non-premium concert John Williams* (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $35 x = Alturas Duo (General admission) $30 x = Patron: $500-$749 ($395-$644 is tax deductible) Alturas Duo (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $25 x = All of the above plus... Pair of tickets to a premium concert * Special Concert, not a part of the membership benefits. VIP Seating Local Talent Concert (Not a part of the regular Subscription series – limited number of seats available.) Benefactor: $750-$999 ($525-$774 is tax deductible) Holiday Celebration (General admission) $15 x = All of the above plus... Holiday Celebration (Member/Senior/Full-time Student) $10 x = Total of two free tickets to each concert TOTAL = Sponsor: $1,000-$2,499 ($605-$2,104 is tax deductible) All of the above plus... Mailing Information Invitation to “Meet the Artist” dinner Special dinner with BCGS Board Name Special private recital by a young guitar virtuoso for you and your guests Address City State Zip Every gift plays an important part in the success of presenting performances of the Daytime phone Evening phone Email highest quality. Please join us in celebrating the guitar in Baltimore. Credit card number Exp. Date A copy of our current financial statement is available upon request by contacting the BCGS at 4607 Maple Ave., Baltimore, MD 21227, tel: 443-296-BCGS (2247). Documents and information submitted To order, please do one of the following: to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of • Go to www.BCGS.org • Mail this form to: BCGS, 4607 Maple Ave. the Secretary of State for the cost of copying and postage. • Email: admin@bcgs.org Baltimore, MD 21227 • Call 443-296-BCGS (2247) Tickets purchased one week prior to a concert will be held and may be picked up the night of the concert.
  2. 2. Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 2010-2011 Concert Season He has a sensitive and colorful approach to the guitar Roland Dyens – an unfailing open-mindedness which brings together Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8 p.m. all forms of music to each and every one of his Baltimore Museum of Art programs. His stage presence, his improvised openings, and unique relationship with the listeners, undeniably “Roland Dyens, one of the few individuals worthy of the position him at the forefront of guitar performance. mantle of master.” (BBC Radio 3) For many decades, his music has been an integral part of the Roland Dyens shares the joy of his musical talent while instrument’s repertoire, placing him at the heart of a select performing, composing, and teaching throughout the group of contemporary guitarist/composers who enjoy world. This tri-dimensional offering provides the basis such a privileged position. Roland Dyens’ compositions and for the phenomenal success of this musician and his arrangements are widely performed and highly acclaimed ongoing evolution. Never falling shor t of a full event, throughout the world. They provide a new breath of life his concer ts unfold for his audience as a personal for the guitar as this player and composer never ceases to experience of emotional awakening. challenge the limitations of his instrument. Scott Tennant He has authored several books and articles on guitar tech- Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 8 p.m. nique, including his best seller “Pumping Nylon,” which has Baltimore Museum of Art attained a “cult” classic status. “Tennant fulfills every criterion: taste, touch, interpretation, He has made numerous recordings as a soloist on the GHA programming, insight and enjoyability!” and Delos labels, and as a member of the Los Angeles Guitar (American Record Guide) Quartet on the GHA, Delos, Sony Classical, Windham Hill, Deutsche Grammophon, and Telarc labels. Their Telarc Beloved by audiences around the world, Scott Tennant is a release “LAGQ Latin” was nominated for a Grammy, and favorite guest artist in music series and guitar festivals. their current Telarc title “LAGQ’s Guitar Heroes” received a A founding member of the Grammy-winning ensemble Grammy as the “Best Classical Crossover Recording” in 2005. Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Scott Tennant is himself considered to be one of the world’s top classical guitarists. Scott Tennant is on the faculty of the USC Thornton School Past seasons have taken him to festivals in Europe, Japan, the of Music. United States, and Canada. concertizing solo and with such musical collaborators as John Williams Julian Bream, Itzhak Perlman, and André Previn, among Friday, March 18, 2011 at 8 p.m. many others, and with his ensembles. Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University His reper toire is evidence of richly varied musical “…the finest guitarist before the public today.” interests, ranging from Renaissance music through (The New York Times) 19th and 20th century music, of many nations – his recent CDs include his ensemble’s recording of John Williams’ name is one that most music lovers adaptations of African music, and a solo recording have known for as long as they have known anything of Venezuelan works. With over thir ty best-selling at all about classical guitar. Born in Australia, recordings in his discography, John Williams has also Mr. Williams has traveled the world since the played for such films as The Deer Hunter and A Fish early 1960’s, Called Wanda. Alturas Duo Baroque, South American folk rhythms, and new pieces Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8 p.m. written especially for the duo. Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall Towson University The 2009-10 concert season will see the duo maintaining a busy schedule of concerts, master classes “…marvelous virtuosity...” and lectures in Canada, the United States, Puerto Rico, (The Washington Post) Bolivia, and Brazil. They will collaborate with flutists Jessica Warren-Acosta and James Strauss, as well as The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of with Coral Cantigas of Washington, D.C., the New the most engaging ensembles performing in the Haven Chorale, the Crescendo Choir, and the chamber music world today. The only group of Waterbury Symphony. its kind, the Alturas Duo was formed with the idea of playing South American and classical The Alturas Duo took first prize at the 2006 New music by bringing together the unusual England International Chamber Music Competition, combination of the viola, charango, and and recently won the 2009 Chamber Music guitar, and in doing so, creating passionate America/American Society of Composers, Authors, music that moves at ease between the and Publishers Award for adventurous programming. BCGS Holiday Celebration Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 2 p.m. An Die Musik LIVE! Please join us in celebrating the holidays with guitar lovers and friends of the BCGS. With its joyous blend of wonderful music and intense collaboration, the 60-minute concert features a variety of musical collaborations in addition to the twenty-member BCGS Ensemble conducted by Ronald Pearl. We invite you to join the artists in a reception immediately following the concert. Our programs are supported by the The Maryland State Arts Council, City Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 of Baltimore, Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences, Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, Osler & Cross Campus Drives, Free Fall Baltimore and The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts, Towson, MD 21252 William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, and D’Addario Music Foundation with For more information, please call 443-296-BCGS (2247) or visit www.BCGS.org support from D’Addario & Company Inc.