College students and musicians from music colleges throughout India to pay homage to legendary guitarist Julian Bream, who handed away final month
The Bangalore Faculty of Music in affiliation with Calcutta Classical Guitar Society will honour legendary guitarist Julian Bream, who handed away final month, with a YouTube live performance on September 27.
Bream, who was conferred the title Commander of the British Empire in 1985, was instrumental in nurturing generations of classical guitarists all over the world. He was honoured with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Says Matt Bacon, head of the guitar division at KM Music Conservatory, Chennai, “The common particular person could not know or relate to Bream, however he was thought-about the Jimi Hendrix of the classical guitar world. He got here from a conventional data of the guitar, however on the similar time took it to a spot in fashionable occasions the place his work is unparalleled by way of high quality and creativity.”
He provides, “His work set the tone and confirmed how classical music will be thrilling and galvanizing for an viewers and contain younger gamers. The Bangalore Faculty of Music took the initiative of placing collectively a digital video efficiency of scholars from varied music colleges within the nation in his honour.”
“There’s an interconnected-ness within the classical guitar world in India, with college students in Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru interacting at varied festivals,” says Bacon. Three of his college students from KM will carry out on the live performance, as will college students from Calcutta Classical Guitar Society, Calcutta Faculty of Music, Delhi Faculty of Music, Nagaland Classical Guitar Society, The Faculty of Classical Guitar Shillong, Manipur Classical Guitar Society, Pune Guitar Society and The Bangalore Faculty of Music.
“The three college students I’ve chosen are of their first 12 months of studying and have proven stable progress. Involving them within the mission was a possibility for them to get a little bit of expertise and see what their friends do,” he provides.
The occasion begins at 5pm on September 27 on the YouTube Channel THEBSMINDIA.