'500 Years of Guitar' at St. Gabriels Church

Oct 18, 2017

Are you ever curious what the music of the Renaissance sounded like? Here's your chance to learn; St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Marion is offering a musical history tour on Friday, November 10.

The church will host internationally known guitarist and composer Peter Griggs in a concert, “500 Years of Music for Guitar,” at 7 p.m.  Griggs will perform music for classical guitar from the Renaissance to the Contemporary, as well as Flamenco, Brazilian music, jazz, blues and several of his own compositions. There is something for listeners of all tastes on this wide-ranging program, and everyone in the community is invited.

Peter Griggs has presented more than 500 solo guitar concerts throughout the USA, Germany, United Kingdom, France, the Low Countries, Scandinavia and eastern Europe at art centers, festivals, museums, churches, jazz clubs and other venues. His recordings are available on Folkways Records, Music Of The World, Treecastle Music and CD Baby. He was based for more than ten years in Dusseldorf, Germany and now resides in Brooklyn, New York.

St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church is located at 124 Front Street in Marion MA 02738. For more information, visit: http://www.stgabrielsmarion.org// or call 508-748-1507. Admission is by free-will donation.