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MFGS Spring Concert Series 2007

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The Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society is pleased to announce the Spring 2007 Concert Series.  This spring we'll be featuring Masa Sumide and Tony McManus who will both be performing their first concerts for the MFGS.   The MFGS will also welcome back Canadian fingerstyle artist Don Ross for his fifth performance.



The Concerts:

Masa Sumide

On Saturday, March 10th Masa Sumide performs at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church which is located at 22331 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale 3 blocks south of 9 mile on West side of Woodward. Tickets are available at the door for $15, Seniors/Students $10 or can be purchased online at www.fingerstyle.org.

On Sunday, March 11th 12:00pm (sharp) to 2pm Masa will be conducting a hands-on workshop.  Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.   The Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society presents its workshop series in a non-competitive environment and welcomes guitarists of all skill levels.  Students can register or request information by contacting the MFGS office at 248-646-4030.  Cost is $40.  The workshop will be held at the First United Methodist Church.

Masa is one of Japan’s most revered Fingerstyle guitarists.  His style can be described as funky, jazzy, percussive and even groovy.  This melding pot of influences and the way he presents it will leave the listener speechless. 

Read the complete press release for Masa Sumide.

Video Clips: Hop, Step & Funk | That Feeling of Love



Tony McManus

On Saturday, March 24th Tony McManus performs at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church which is located at 22331 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale 3 blocks south of 9 mile on West side of Woodward. Tickets are available at the door for $15, Seniors/Students $10 or can be purchased online at www.fingerstyle.org.

On  Sunday, March 25th Tony will be conducting a hands-on workshop from 12:00pm(sharp) to 2pm.  Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.   The Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society presents its workshop series in a non-competitive environment and welcomes guitarists of all skill levels.  Students can register or request information by contacting the MFGS office at 248-646-4030.  Cost is $40.

"The best Celtic guitarist in the world"
- JOHN RENBOURN

"The finest guitarist Scotland has ever produced"
- BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

Read the complete press release for Tony  McManus.


Don Ross

On Saturday, April 21st, Don Ross performs at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church which is located at 22331 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale 3 blocks south of 9 mile on West side of Woodward. Tickets are available at the door for $15, Seniors/Students $10 or can be purchased online at www.fingerstyle.org. Everyone is encouraged to purchase advance tickets due to the large turnout of Don's performance for the MFGS.

On Saturday afternoon, April 21st, before the concert Don will be conducting a hands-on workshop from 3:00pm (sharp) – 5:00pm.  Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.   The Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society presents its workshop series in a non-competitive environment and welcomes guitarists of all skill levels.  Students can register or request information by contacting the MFGS office at 248-646-4030.  Cost is $40.

Read the complete press release for Don Ross.

Video Clips: Michael, Michael, Michael | Never got to Pernambuco



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