Sunday, November 15, 2015

My First Music Publication - Christmas Music for Easy Classical Guitar

My first music publication, Christmas Music for Easy Classical Guitar, is now available for purchase on Amazon.com.  I began arranging these Christmas songs last year when I was having a hard time finding fun arrangements for my early classical guitar students. The songs are festive and fun to play with full harmonies, and they are easy enough for classical guitar students in their first or second year of studies.

Click here to view the book on Amazon.com.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Music Note Story Speller Workbooks

I'm excited to announce the release of the first two books in my Music Note Story Speller series.

The series of workbooks is designed to help music students enjoy learning to read music notes.  It is often helpful to take the music away from the instrument and practice note reading on its own.  The Music Note Story Speller series allows students to practice naming their notes in a fun and exciting way while building educational stories!

The range of notes used in these books work well for students learning a variety of treble clef instruments, including the guitar, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, violin, and voice. Workbooks written for bass and treble clef notes for piano students will be coming soon!

The workbooks are currently available through Amazon. You can find them by searching "Music Note Story Speller" on Amazon.com, or by using the following links:

http://www.amazon.com/Music-Note-Story-Speller-African/dp/1500542490/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1410927685&sr=8-1&keywords=music+note+story+speller

http://www.amazon.com/Music-Note-Story-Speller-Creatures/dp/1494440776/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1410927685&sr=8-2&keywords=music+note+story+speller

Monday, September 1, 2014

Soprano & Guitar Duo

Marisa and I had a great time performing at the Nixon Library yesterday - thanks to everyone who was able to make it. Here is a video of us performing 'Muchacha y la verguenza' by Fernando Sor:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YRDN4qK6xMY

And another favorite, 'Laurette', also by Sor:
Our last performance this season will be on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7:00 PM at the Corona Public Library. Free entrance. Don't miss it!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The Nutcracker Suite Recordings Now Available

The Campanella Guitar Quartet has released our recording of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite.  It can be found on iTunes by searching "Campanella Guitar Quartet" or on CD Baby using http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/campanellaguitarquartet

Flow My Tears by John Dowland

Here is a video of Marisa and I performing Flow My Tears by John Dowland at the Cerritos Library in July 2014:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIwJBfVlVJ8

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Adela and De Ronda by Joaquin Rodrigo

Adela and De Ronda by Joaquin Rodrigo, performed by Vocalist Marisa De Silva and Guitarist Amy Hite at the Orange County Guitar Circle on January 18, 2014, in Orange, CA.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=O_4Wg2EQdlE


Sunday, November 10, 2013

New Flute & Guitar Duet Videos

Here is a recent video of Dedra and I performing Schubert's Serenade on flute & guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEQDvMz-wkM