ENCINITAS, CA Nov. 19, 2012 – The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra will perform numerous holiday selections during its next concert, “A Christmas String Dance.” The orchestra’s 25 to 30 amateur guitarists from all over San Diego County will perform holiday themed music beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 925 Balour Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024. Also, world-renowned mandolinist Chris Acquavella will the join the orchestra as a guest artist.
This session’s music is sure to please those who love classical music, guitar music or holiday songs. Pieces include Little Drummer Boy, Bell Fantasy (an arrangement derived from Carol of the Bells), Lo How Ere Rose is Blooming, Oh Tanenbaum, English Dance, Mistle Toads, and others.
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, released a new CD entitled Café Pacifico earlier this year. Pupping earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from San Diego State University. He organizes and directs the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra two 12-week sessions a year, followed by a concert.
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