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Encinitas Guitar Orchestra to Perform June 6

The orchestra will perform at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 925 Balour Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Photo Courtes: Encinitas Guitar Orchestra
Photo Courtes: Encinitas Guitar Orchestra

The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra will perform selections from its current session “South of the Border” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014. The orchestra’s 30 beginning through advanced guitarists from all over San Diego County will perform at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 925 Balour Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Performances include those of the entire orchestra, as well as small ensembles and solos. Music includes a beautiful collection of arrangements such as the well-known and melodic La Paloma; Viva San Vito; the Catalan folk song Margarideta; Cantico, made famous by Andrea Bocelli; and Adios Muchachos, arranged by EGO’s Keith Van Zandt.

The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra is comprised of local musicians from beginner through advanced levels who learn technique and theory under the supervision of Peter Pupping and William Wilson, two accomplished Encinitas-based musicians and teachers. Pupping has organized and conducted a guitar orchestra since 1999.

Pupping has been teaching and performing in Southern California for more than 30 years. His band, the Peter Pupping Band, has released several CDs. The latest, entitled Café Pacifico, combines a variety of music including Nuevo Flamenco, Cuban, West African, Nuevo Tango, Bossa Nova, Samba and Latin Smooth Jazz. Pupping earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from San Diego State University. He organizes and directs the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra twice each year.

For more information, contact Peter Pupping at Guitar Sounds, (760) 943-0755 or peter@guitarsounds.com. A $12 donation at the door is suggested.

—Encinitas Guitar Orchestra

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