Music Series: Guitar Poetry

Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy the earthy, organic soundscapes of Hiroya Tsukamoto’s Japanese guitar compositions in a concert presented in partnership with the Connecticut Guitar Festival. His music is an innovative, impressionistic journey that imparts a mood of peace and tranquility.

Hiroya Tsukamoto is a guitarist and composer originally from Kyoto, Japan. In 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the US. Since then, he has been performing internationally including several appearances with his group at Blue Note in New York and released six albums as a leader. He also performed and appeared on major television stations internationally such as NHK (Japanese National Television) and EBS in Korea. In 2018, Hiroya won 2nd place in International Finger Style Guitar Championship.

The Shack Sackler Foundation is the primary benefactor of this music series.

Location: Suzuki Music School of Westport, 246 Post Rd East

Quotes:
"...chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!" -Jazzreview.com 

“Hiroya Tsukamoto plays with fluid mastery, pristine tone, and great
warmth."—Celine Keating (author / Acoustic Guitar Magazine /
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"Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey."—Boston Herald

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