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tel. +353 (0)28 33752 / +353 (0)86 226 4797 Jacqueline Weij
St. Barrahane's Church Castletownshend,
(8 km from Skibbereen)
Co. Cork, P81 AH51
SUNDAY 2 SEPTEMBER, 4 PM
IN CHRIST CHURCH, GLANDORE
Tickets €20 ONLINE, from Thornhill Electrical, Skibbereen, at the door, or call 086 226 4797
THE FANDANGO GUITAR DUO
Colin McLean and David Keating
Tedesco, Piazzolla, Bellinati, Gismonti, York
Irish guitarist David Keating was recently awarded a First Class Honours MMus Degree in classical guitar performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, where he studied with Craig Ogden. Previously David studied in Dublin with John Feeley and in Cork with Jerry Creedon. He achieved a First Class Honours degree at the CIT Cork School of Music, where he now teaches classical guitar.
David has won many of the important music prizes in Ireland including the John Vallery Memorial Prize in the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Competition, the CIT CSM Senior Recital Competition and the Feis Ceoil Cup and Gold Medal for Classical Guitar Performance. He has attended masterclasses with some of the world’s leading guitarists including Xue Fei Yang, Gary Ryan, William Kanengiser and Scott Tennant. Following his London debut at Bolivar Hall in November 2013, David was invited to perform at a masterclass with the renowned classical guitarist John Williams in CIT CSM in 2013.
Colin McLean is one of Ireland’s leading Classical Guitarists. He has studied with some of the most prestigious teachers including Jerry Creedon, Fabio Zanon and Tilman Hoppstock. He has received master classes from Paul Gregory, David Leisner, Magnus Anderson and Craig Ogden. Some of his achievements include winning Feis Maitiu two years running for solo Classical Guitar and being the first ever guitarist to win the Senior Recital Competition in the CIT Cork School of Music. He has an Honours Degree and an Honours Masters from the CIT Cork School of Music, which he completed with the great virtuoso Fabio Zanon.
Recently Colin has formed his own Latin Trio. 'The Colin McLean Latin Trio' perform a mix of South American and Spanish guitar music which is influenced by great artists including Rodrigo y Gabriela, Oscar Lopez and Luis Villegas.