Concerts at the 2016 Class

These concerts are open to the public.

Tuesday, July 5, 7:00 PM
Makawao Union Church
1445 Baldwin Ave., 2.5 miles up from Paia Town

Benjamin Verdery, David Leisner, Ian O’Sullivan, and Simon Powis will perform a special concert to open the week. Suggested donation is $10, with proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui, Makawao Clubhouse. The program will include compositions by Verdery, Leisner, O’Sullivan, Ginastera, Mertz and others. 

Friday, July 8, 12:00 PM
UH Maui College, ‘Ike Le‘a Lecture Theatre, Room 144
Reception following
Oahu-based guitarists Ian O’Sullivan, and Stephan Kane, and the young San Francisco guitarists Nicholas Padmanabhan (age 15) and Conor Padmanabhan (age 13), will perform a free concert at Maui College in Kahului. The program will include music by Bach, Villa-Lobos, and Giuliani, and will feature original compositions by Ian O’Sullivan from his new CD, Songs for the North Shore.

Sunday, July 10, 2:00 PM
St. John’s Episcopal Church
8992 Kula Highway, Kula

A free concert featuring performers from the class. Husband-and-wife duo John Olson and Gioia De Cari will perform Eve's Diary, a new piece for guitar and soprano by David Leisner, based on texts by Mark Twain; guitarist Ben Werdegar will perform Carlo Domeniconi's Koyunbaba; and guitarist John Bogan will perform music by Ponce, Johanson, and Legnani.

Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 PM
Lahaina Jodo Mission
12 Ala Moana St., Lahaina

Class participants will perform a free concert with solo performances and pieces for guitar orchestra conducted by Mr. Verdery and Mr. O’Sullivan.

Wednesday, July 13, 7:00 PM
Keawala’i Congregational Church
5300 Makena Rd., Makena

Class participants will perform a free concert with solo performances and pieces for guitar orchestra conducted by Mr. Verdery and Mr. O’Sullivan.