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2018-2019 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Concert Series
Note: Check below for concert updates during the pandemic in 2020. Sometimes a concert will take place if conditions are right, state health guidelines are followed and there's a special invitation.
Concerts during the pandemic
August 9, at 4pm: Guitar & Organ Recital by Rafael Scarfullery. Place: Grace Episcopal Church (5607 Gordonsville Rd, Keswick, VA 22947). (Watch video here. Make sure you start at timing 1:25 because before that nothing is happening).
September 28, 2019: Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition.
*Notice: The venue has been changed. The new venue is:
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
(1500 Rio Road East, Charlottesville, VA 22901)
Competition Winners for the 2018 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition:
1st place: Phil Goldenberg (Watch Video)
2nd place: Congyi Zhang (Watch Video)
3rd place: Brandon Walker (Watch Video)
4th place: Maya Loncar (Watch Video)
Festival Guest Performers:
Candice Mowbray (Watch her concert)
Krystin O'mara (Watch her concert)
Emily Shaw (Watch her concert)
Venue for all concerts: The Haven
(112 Market St. Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Entrance donation: $10
(Dates may be added or changed)
November 15, 2018, at 7pm: Guitar Recital by Rafael Scarfullery.
2019:February 21 at 7pm: Guitar Recital of Therapeutic Music, composed and performed by Rafael Scarfullery (Watch video here).
March 15 at 7pm: Guitar recital by Rafael Scarfullery. Program of Latin-American music. (Watch video here).
April 11 at 7pm: Guitar recital by Rafael Scarfullery.
May 16 at 7pm: Guitar recital by Rafael Scarfullery.
September 28: 2019 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition (9:30am-9:30pm).
What we did last year:
2017-2018 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Concert Series
July 6 at 7pm (Rafael Scarfullery (Watch Concert Video here)
August 3 at 7pm Rafael Scarfullery (Watch Concert Video here)
September 9 from 9am-10pm 2017 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition. Watch all concerts: Candice Mowbray, Jeremy Bass, Erica Cha, Rafael Scarfullery, Matt Palmer. Watch the 3 competition winners: Anna Leone, Maya Loncar, Jan Marie Laman.
October 5 at 7pm (Rafael Scarfullery) (Watch concert video)
November 2 at 7pm (Anna Leone), Brazilian guitarist and 1st prize winner of the 2017 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Competition. Watch Concert Video Here)
December 7 at 8pm (Rafael Scarfullery, Christmas Carols Recital. Watch Concert Video Here)
February 1 at 7pm (Milen Parashkevov, guitarist & composer from Bulgaria. No video available)
March 1 at 7pm (Rafael Scarfullery, program of music from Haiti. Watch Concert Video Here)
March 3 at 7:30pm (Elliot Frank, teacher at East Carolina University. Watch Concert Video Here)
March 31 at 7:30pm (Anna Leone, Brazilian guitarist)
April 5 at 7pm (Greg Brown, composer & guitarist. Watch Concert Video Here)
May 3 at 7pm (Humberto Sales, Brazilian guitarist. (Watch Concert Video Here)
June 7 at 7pm (Rafael Scarfullery, program of his recently composed music. (Watch Concert Video Here)
This concert series is organized by the classical guitarist and composer from Charlottesville, Rafael Scarfullery.
Goals of the Concert Series:
1. To share new classical guitar compositions.
2. To encourage study of the guitar.
3. To support the Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition.
4. To promote local classical guitarists.
5. To raise the classical guitar performance level in Charlottesville.
6. To bring top classical guitarists to Charlottesville.
7. To support the Classical Guitar Orchestra.
8. To encourage classical guitar chamber music with other instruments.
© Copyright 2018 Rafael Scarfullery