Archive: January, 2003

Acoustic Guitar – “Contemporary Classic”

Sunday, January 26th, 2003

Over the past decade, Canadian classical guitarist Dale Kavanagh has emerged as a vital force in contemporary guitar music. Both as a soloist and as a member of the Amadeus Guitar Duo, she has built a reputation as a technical virtuoso and an insightful interpreter of contemporary guitar repertoire.

Kavanagh’s first contact with classical guitar came in 1975 when she heard Segovia protégé Oscar Ghiglia in concert in Canada. At that point, she was already playing guitar professionally in folk and jazz bands. Hearing Ghiglia play was a revelation that inspired her to seek professional training in classical guitar. (more…)