Bach Festival Visiting Artist Paul Galbraith

October 11, 2012








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Paul Galbraith demonstrates his innovative plucking technique on his 8-string Brahms Guitar while performing a suite by J. S. Bach. (Photo by Justin Braun)

"We have been trying for years to get Paul Galbraith here to perform for our audience and community. He is a first class artist and citizen of the world."

John Sinclair, professor of music who chairs the Rollins department of music.

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Freedom High School student Sabrina Giordano performs a solo piece for Galbraith. (Photo by Justin Braun)

"The design of the Brahms Guitar comes from a Renaissance era lute and allows me the freedom to move like a cellist."

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Stetson University classical guitar student David Stringer impresses Galbraith with his mastery of Sonatina by Federico Moreno Torroba. (Photo by Justin Braun)

"I have been self-taught since I was in college when my guitar professor gave up on trying to get me to play his way and told me I was on my own to develop this technique."

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Galbraith observes the technique of Vasili Yurin, a music student at the University of Central Florida. (Photo by Justin Braun)

"It's quite rare that I have the opportunity to give master classes while on the road and I am excited to be able to help guide aspiring musicians."


For more information on Paul Galbraith, please visit the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's website.

By Justin Braun

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