KABATAANG GITARISTA PERFORMS IN F. G. CALDERON HIGH SCHOOL, TONDO

September 05, 2018

PRESS RELEASE
September 5, 2018

The Kabataang Gitarista will give a Lecture-Performance on classical guitar for Grade 8 students of the F. G. Calderon High School in Tondo, Manila at 1:30 PM on Friday, September 7, 2018.

The Lecture-Performance is part of Kabataang Gitarista’s regular projects to promote appreciation for, and interest in classical music through the classical guitar among public high school students in Manila, Pasay and Parañaque.
 
The Kabataang Gitarista (KG) is a group of talented public high schools students currently being trained in classical guitar. The students who come from public high schools in Manila, Pasay and Parañaque receive free classical guitar training every Saturday morning through the support of sponsors. The program was organized by the CCP Artist Training Division in August 2012.
 
At present around 30 guitarists from public high schools are currently being trained under the program.
  
The pieces the group will play include Brahms’ Hungarian Dance, Mozart’s Turkish March, Kasilag’s Prelude Etnika, Spanish pieces El Vito and El Relicario and Cuenco’s Gaano Ko Ikaw Kamahal, Silos’ and Maginoo, arr. Jose Valdez.