Greetings from Massachusetts, USA!

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Greetings from Massachusetts, USA!

Post by Shakelford » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:03 pm

The name is Rusty, I live in Massachusetts, USA. I am 50 years old, married with two children. I have been playing guitar since the 80's, back then it was the electric, mostly rock and/or roll. You know, big hair and spandex. Then I quit guitar for many years. But about 10 years ago, I picked up a friends classical nylon and could not put it down. So I just started playing it again and loved my new fingerstyle method, not using a pick and reading music again. I got a couple books on classical guitar, my favorite is probably from Parkening. I mostly play in church now, old fashioned hymns which i really love. Of course I do play as much Bach as possible too. I am really trying to nail down Asturias by Isaac Albeniz, seems to be taking forever! Anyway, glad to be on the forum. In a way, I wish I had started on classical guitar when I was 5, and practiced 5 hrs. daily and then studied at Berkley. Perhaps then I'd be close to Andres Segovia!

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Re: Greetings from Massachusetts, USA!

Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:06 pm

Hello Rusty and welcome to Delcamp forum! Enjoy yourself and see you around!

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Re: Greetings from Massachusetts, USA!

Post by celestemcc » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:44 pm

Hi Rusty,

If you're near-ish Boston, consider joining the Boston Classical Guitar Society (easy to look up). There are lots of events and monthly Performance Parties where you can meet members on a casual, fun and easy-going basis. All levels are very welcome.
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Re: Greetings from Massachusetts, USA!

Post by Shakelford » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:42 pm

Thanks, I will check out the BCGS.

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