Martin County Library System Press Releases

April 21, 2014

Final Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society concert of the season at Elisabeth Lahti Library April 26

For immediate release: April 21, 2014
Contact: Samuel McKee, Martin County Library System, 772-463-3205

Indiantown, FL – Saturday April 26 at Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Ave, Indiantown at 3pm, the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Orchestra will present a free concert of classical guitar selections, running the gambit from Renaissance to Modern and serious to folksy arrangements. No tickets or reservations are needed.

The volunteer amateur orchestra is composed of many of the area’s teachers as well as students and has been playing together for two years in the community, performing at libraries and area nursing homes. Conductor Jamie Thomas has been with the orchestra for the past year.

Current orchestra members are Rowdy Carlton, Joette Giorgis, Ed DePool, Al Orlando, Bill Rice, Jay Harris, Sarah Coleman, Ann Ashworth, Jane Helsing, Freeman Sherrill, Bob Swinton, BJ Panong, Connor Shann and Jan Wissmuller.

For more information, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any library location, or visit the library website at www.library.martin.fl.us.

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November 14, 2013

Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society concert series continues Nov. 16 at Hobe Sound Public Library

For immediate release: November 13, 2013
Contact: Susan Opasik, Martin County Library System, 772-463-2863

The second in a four-part series of concerts held September 2013 through April 2014 in partnership with the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society and the Martin County Library System takes place Saturday, November 16 at 3:00 pm at the Hobe Sound Public Library, 10595 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. The one-hour concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

The November 16 performer Jan Wissmuller will focus on the music of Fernando Sor (1778-1839). Sor, described by at least one contemporary as the “Beethoven of the guitar,” was among the greatest composers for the instrument during its first great period.

Jan Wissmuller came to Florida in 2010 by way of New England and California. He studied music at MIT, the University of Toronto and Harvard University and has taught music theory and composition at Boston University. He was an active member of the Ventura County Classical Guitar Society and is the current Secretary for the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society.

The Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Concert Series continues January 11 at the Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, and April 26 at the Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Avenue, Indiantown.

The Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society is a community for classical guitar enthusiasts to promote appreciation of the classical guitar, provide opportunities for guitarists of all levels to meet and play together, and sponsor professional concerts. For more information, visit http://www.tccgs.org.

For more information or to learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County community library, call 772-221-1403 or visit the library website at http://www.library.martin.fl.us.

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March 8, 2012

Catch a Spring Bouquet of Classical Guitar Music March 24 at Hobe Sound Public Library

CHAUTAUQUA SOUTH

Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body and Spirit

  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                      

DATE:  MARCH 8, 2012                                                                                                                 

CONTACT:  MCLS PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403

  

WHO:                    Martin County Library System in cooperation with the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society

 

WHAT:                 Classical Guitar Concert Series – Concert Five: 

A Spring Bouquet for Classical Guitar

Performed by Jan Wissmuller

 

Martin County Library System continues its partnership with the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society in presenting classical guitar concerts at several of its libraries with “A Spring Bouquet for Classical Guitar,” the final concert in the five-part series, 2:00 p.m. March 24 at the Hobe Sound Public Library.

 

Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society member Jan Wissmuller will perform a one-hour program of works by Joplin, Sor, Weiss and Villa-Lobos, as well as Japanese and traditional Irish pieces.

 

Jan Wissmuller came to Florida in 2010 by way of New England and California. He studied music at MIT, University of Toronto and Harvard University and has taught music theory and composition at Boston University. He was an active member of the Ventura County Classical Guitar Society and is the current Secretary for the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society.

 

WHEN:                 Saturday, March 24, 2:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:              Hobe Sound Public Library, Community Room, 10595 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. 

 

HOW:                    Limited seating. Free tickets required

(limit of TWO per person, please).

Available for pickup only at the Hobe Sound Public Library beginning Tuesday, March 20.

 

For details or to learn more about other Chautauqua South programs or the Martin County Library System call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection or Chautauqua South brochure at any Martin County library or visit the library website, htttp://www.library.martin.fl.us.

 

The Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society was formed in November 2010 as “a community for classical guitar enthusiasts to promote appreciation of the classical guitar, provide opportunities for guitarists of all levels to meet and play together, and to sponsor professional concerts.” By partnering with the Martin County Library System, the guitar society hopes to spread their love of the classical guitar to the greatest number people possible on the Treasure Coast. Visit the Treasure Coast Classical Guitar Society website at http://www.tccgs.org.

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