Archive for February, 2017

March Meeting

February 20th, 2017


These pieces were played at the March 19 meeting in Hopewell Borough:

Gad Berger

  • Star Wars (Main Theme) – Arr. Pete Billman & Jeff Jacobson
  •  Han Solo and the Princess – “”

Robert Ey

  • Vaghe belleze et bionde treccie d’oro vedi che per ti moro – Chilesotti
  • Bianco Fiore – “
  • The Boys of Blue Hill/Reedsdale Hornpipe – Arr. Gordon Bok
  • Give Me Your Hand – Rory Dhall O’Caithan

Gary Lee

  •  Prelude from Sonata No. 29 – S.L. Weiss
  • Lesley’s Song – Frederic Hand
  • The Water is Wide – Trad., arr. Hand

Kevin Lutke

  • Prelude No. 3
  • Prelude in C
  • E Minor Suite: Introduction and Waltz

Ray Butler

  • Si Ela Perguntar – Dilermando Reis
  •  Natalia – Antonio Lauro
  • Miller’s Dance– Manuel DeFalla

Jeff Griesemer

  • Port Skeain (on mandolin) –Trad. Irish
  • Soldier Boy – Luther Dixon and Florence Greenberg, arr. Griesemer
  • Theme from a Summer Place – Mack Discant and MaxSteiner


The remaining meetings this season are scheduled for these locations:

April 23 – Wayne

May – Warren

June – Picnic in Hopewell Borough

Three Guitars with a Twist

February 10th, 2017

Salon Series Concert Rescheduled Three Guitars with a Twist


Due to inclement weather, the Salon Series: Three Guitars with a Twist has been cancelled and rescheduled for next Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 PM at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights.


Martha Masters at Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society

February 6th, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

3:00 PM

Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA

Registration: Tickets will be available at the door.

GENERAL – $25.00 (USD)

PCGS MEMBER – $10.00 (USD)


The Illinois Times wrote that guitarist Martha Masters “is on a swift and certain trajectory to star territory.” Masters’ playing has been described as “seductive” (Ft. Worth Star Telegram), “intelligent and natural” (Guitar Review), and “refined and elegant” (American Record Guide). She is active as a solo recitalist, as a chamber musician, and as a soloist with orchestras.

Guitar events at Berrie Center, Ramapo College

February 1st, 2017

February 25, 8pm

Les Paul Festival featuring Frank Vignola Trio with Vinny Raniola and Gary Mazzaroppi

Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Boston Pops, New York Pops, and guitar legend Les Paul, who named Vignola to his “Five Most Admired Guitarists List.”

Tickets: $30/27/24

April 1, 8pm (Adler Theater)

Mark Sganga “Celebrating the Beatles and Beyond” Solo Acoustic Guitar Concert
2009 International Fingerstyle Champion Mark Sganga’s finger-style guitar weaves a rich tapestry of beautiful melody, dynamic rhythm, and imaginative improvisation. Fusing influences from South America and around the world, Mark creates an entrancing travelogue, as an instrumentalist, bandleader, singer/songwriter and educator.

“A bright new light in the Jazz/Brazilian music scene” – John Heidt, Vintage Guitar Magazine
“One of the top guitarists in the New York area” – Brian Wilson, WOR-AM Radio

Tickets: $25; Ramapo Students: $8

Ramapo College of New Jersey, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

For tickets and more information on these events call the Berrie Center Box Office at 201-684-7844, or visit