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Acoustic Guitar Spectacular

20 Jul @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

A hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe join forces to weave memorable musical magic. Internationally acclaimed Brisbane acoustic guitarist Michael Fix – recently named as one of Australia’s Top 25 Guitarists of All Time by readers of Guitarist Australia magazine – will be joined by high-energy Italian virtuoso Andrea Valeri and Queensland’s own funky finger-stylist Sarah Koppen for a series of very special concerts.

 

Doors open at 6pm with the performance starting at 6.30pm. Admission is a gold coin donation.
 
Cash bar will be available.
 
For more information about the performance, please see the Red Chair website link below:
https://www.redchair.com.au/production/87-acoustic-guitar-spectacular
For footage of the performers, please see links below :
Andrea Valeri: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5fsbGItdICLK0szA4WIPlA
Sarah Koppen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GxzqaVLchk
Michael Fix: www.youtube.com/user/mfixyz

Acoustic Guitar Spectacular Mentoring EOI opportunity

The Acoustic Guitar Spectacular are offering an exciting opportunity for emerging and professional acoustic guitarists to perform with the production in Longreach. Each selected guitarist will also receive a one-on-one mentoring session with either Andrea Valeri, Sarah Koppen or Michael Fix. To be eligible, applicants must be residing in the same local government area as the venue for which they are expressing interest.

The local guitarist performance / mentoring opportunity;

– is open to acoustic guitarists of any age or level of experience
– is open to acoustic guitarists that live in the same local government area as the venue
– assesses applicants via an EOI process accessed through the Red Chair website (applicants submit information including their name, postcode, contact details, bio, promo image, and music samples/links)
– offers the successful applicant a one to one mentoring session with an Acoustic Guitar Spectacular star of their choice – Andrea Valeri, Michael Fix or Sarah Koppen
– offers the successful applicant the opportunity to perform a 5 – 6min solo performance during the Acoustic Guitar Spectacular (usually the opening act!)
– offers upcoming and emerging local acoustic guitarists the opportunity to interact with and learn from world class national and international acoustic guitarists/ performers
Red Chair is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Organiser

Qantas Founders Museum
Phone:
07 4658 3737
Website:
www.qfom.com.au

Venue

Qantas Founders Museum
Sir Hudson Fysh Drive, Longreach Airport
Longreach, QLD 4730 Australia
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Phone:
(07) 4658 3737