Fingerstyle by Pim Weierink

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Fingerstyle workshop Pim Weierink

At the Twents Gitaarfestival, there will be two Fingerstyle workshops for beginners and advanced guitarists. In the workshop for the beginners, the basics oft he fingerstyle genre will be taught. The participants will try out several grooves, picking rhythms and right hand techniques (such as tabbing, and using the thumb-pick). In the workshop for the […]

Anabel Montesinos

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Anabel Montesinos at Twents Gitaarfestival

Anabel Montesinos, the youngest winner (at the age of 17 years old) of the Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Competition in Spain, is a leader figure on the classical guitar worldwide. As Winner of more than 10 first prizes in major guitarcontests like the Michele Pittaluga, Citá di Alessandria, in Italy, the Julián Arcas, in Spain, […]

Marco Socías

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Marco Socías at Twents Gitaarfestival

Joaquín Rodrigo praised the CD  “Elogio de la guitarra”, which includes some of his solo pieces and recorded by Marco Socías in 1997, as follows: “A new recording of my guitar works is always a cause of satisfaction. But in the case of this young Spanish performer, that satisfaction becomes delight. Marco Socías offers a […]

Mateusz Kowalski

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Mateusz Kowalski at Twents Gitaarfestival

Touted by Classical Guitar Magazine as a ‘spectacular’ musician and his interpretations as ‘truly breathtaking’, Mateusz Kowalski is emerging as a star on the worldwide guitar stage. The repertoire of Mateusz Kowalski consists of pieces from different epochs – from renaissance to modern compositions. He interprets them in a historically informed manner. His aim is […]

Julia Trintschuk & Katarzyna Smolarek

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EuroStrings Twents Gitaarfestival

EuroStrings Artist Concert (Dutch Music Barn, Markelo) Julia Trintschuk began learning the guitar at the age of 4 with her father Anatoli Trintschuk. At the early age of 6, she became a student of Prof. Mario Sicca in Stuttgart. Later she studied with Martin Wiedmann, Prof. Johannes Monno, Ivo and Sofia Kaltchev, and Mateus dela […]

Arthur Adam ten Cate

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Arthur Adam ten Cate Twents Gitaarfestival

Arthur Adam ten Cate (1980) is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, grown up in Enschede. At the age of seventeen he moved to Amsterdam to study Philosophy and Law. He became mr.drs., Still chose music, and has acted as a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist all over the world for the past fifteen years, played around 25x […]

Mart Hillen

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There are few musicians who can make one guitar sound like a whole band. Mart Hillen is one of them: He plays the melody and the bass part, and drums on his guitar at the same time. Or in the words of radio DJ Giel Beelen: “You can’t imagine it, but this all happens on […]

Gypsy Project

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Gypsy Project Twents Gitaarfestival

Anton Goudsmit/Robin Nolan/Arnoud van den Berg – Gypsy Project Put the enfant terrible of contemporary Nederjazz, guitarist Anton Goudsmit, on a stage with the “rocker of Gypsyjazz” guitarist Robin Nolan, and you’ll automatically get a sparkling and unpredictable set of Gypsyjazz. The task for bass player Arnoud van den Berg to curb these two unguided […]

Walter Broes & The Mercenaries

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Walter Broes & The Mercenaries Twents Gitaarfestival

Walter Broes is no stranger to roots music lovers in the low countries (or even Europe). He was seventeen years and an impressive number of concerts for a long time as the front man, singer, guitarist and songwriter for Belgian roots rock band “The Seatsniffers”. “Movin’ Up “will be released at the end of 2016, […]

Duo Adentro

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Saskia Van Herzeele and Maarten Vandenbemden form together Adentro: a young musical duo with guitar and piano. The surprising dialogue between their two instruments creates a poetic sound-shape and moves the audience from within. The duo emerged at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium) and got inspired by among others Thomas Dieltjens, Dirk Vermeulen, Viviane […]

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