Michael Partington, guitar
Jesse McCann, guitar
Bryan Johanson – Selected works
Additional works TBA
Classical guitarists Michael Partington and Jesse McCann in recital. Details of program to follow. The evening will include the premiere of new works by Bryan Johanson.
Michael Partington is one of the most engaging of the new generation of concert players. Praised by Classical Guitar Magazine for his “lyricism, intensity, and clear technical command,” this award-winning British guitarist has performed internationally as a soloist and with ensemble to unanimous critical praise. He is director of the Guitar Program at the University of Washington.
Jesse McCann is the director of guitar studies at Portland State University and the owner of The Tactical Guitarist. He has recorded and toured in various bands, classical groups, and as a soloist. He has won a number of awards for his playing and currently performs with the Oregon Guitar Quartet.
A Note from the Host
Ample street parking is available. Metro #5 or #44. Our house is high off the street and it’s thirty steps to the front door. Attendees will be asked to make a donation (minimum $10), all of which goes to the musicians. Please bring any drinks and snacks you’d like to share.
Please do not arrive early unless you have a special need and have communicated with me. Both hosts and musicians require preparation and set up time. The start time (7:30) means that is the time you should arrive, and you can expect the program will start slightly later. Thanks for your consideration.
50 spots total, $10+ minimum payment to musicians, $3 reservation fee, bring your own drinks, wheelchair not accessible, kid-friendly, RSVP for exact location.
A groupmuse is a live classical music house party/concert. It’s casual, friendly, and intimate. Equal parts musical and social, it’s a way to enjoy yourself and enrich yourself. Anyone can host one, and anyone can come.