September 2016 Meeting: David Nadal

Contemporary classical music for solo electric guitar
A lecture/demonstration on solo contemporary classical music utilizing electric guitar and the benefits of a two channel/amplifier setup

The presentation will be followed by our Open Mic. Sign up in advance to play — see the Member Events page for details. NYCCGS Member Events are free and open to all members and first-time guests, and are supported by a generous grant from the D’Addario Foundation.

Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 7:00 PM

Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center
311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor, between 8th and 9th Ave. (map)
New York City

David Nadal is a versatile guitarist with a wide-ranging repertoire. He performs as both a solo classical guitarist and in new music settings on the electric guitar. Past appearances include the Other Minds Festival in San Francisco, the New York Guitar Festival, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Bard College’s SummerScape Festival and the Spark Festival of Electronic Music in MN.

His edition of the complete Lute Songs of John Dowland (1563-1626) has become a popular source for the repertoire and is used throughout the world. David holds degrees from Yale University and Manhattan School of Music and maintains a private teaching studio in New York City.