Classical Minds Festival & Competition

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Episcopal High School, 4650 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas 77401

http://classicalmindsfestival.org/ Faculty: Valerie Hartzell, Gohar Vardanyan, Matt Palmer, Susan McDonald, Eddie Healy and Jeremy Garcia (flamenco) Private lessons, technique classes, workshops, lectures, master classes, and concerts. A unique part of the festival is the collaboration with Methodist Hospital which will host CM for a day featuring lectures on health, nutrition and injury awareness.

Duo Amici & Gohar Vardanyan

Episcopal High School, 4650 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas 77401

Celebrating women in music with a concert given by internationally acclaimed artists, Duo Amici: Valérie Hartzell with mezzo-soprano & pianist Tamara McCoy, and critically acclaimed virtuoso, Gohar Vardanyan. After the concert, the Awards Ceremony will take place and prize-winners announced.

North Bucks Guitar Club Dress Rehearsal

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Woburn Village Hall , Crawley Road, Woburn MK17 9QD

Valerie Hartzell, Music Director: large ensemble music by Mark Cruz, Olga Amelkina-Vera, an arrangement by Kevin Taylor, & more TBA. This is the dress rehearsal for the large ensemble, small ensemble, and solos concert which will take place Sunday, July 17 at 7pm.

To join the club, please email the Secretary, Conway Moore - secretary@nbgc.org.uk http://www.nbgc.org.uk/index.html

North Bucks Guitar Club Recital

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Woburn Village Hall , Crawley Road, Woburn MK17 9QD

Valerie Hartzell, Music Director: Large Ensemble Recital ensemble music by Mark Cruz, Olga Amelkina-Vera, an arrangement by Kevin Taylor, & more TBA. Members of the club will also perform solo/duos. This event is FREE but donations are welcome. To join the club or for more information on the concert, please email the Secretary, Conway Moore - secretary@nbgc.org.uk http://www.nbgc.org.uk/index.html

Members of the NBGC who are asked to arrive at 6:30 for set up.

Valerie Hartzell

Urmston Cricket Club, Moorside Road, Urmston M41 5UU Manchester

Solo classical guitar concert for the Manchester Acoustic Guitar Society. For more information, visit http://www.manchesteracousticguitar.com/ Tickets are £10 and the club has a bar where audience members can buy drinks. CDs will also be available for purchase. Valerie Hartzell will perform her own arrangements of the Beatles, Joe Harnell (Hulk theme), & Monkees. She will also perform music by Led Zeppelin, Lauro, Tarrega, Dyens, Barrios, Albeniz, American guitarists Andy Mithcell & Olga Amelkina-Vera, Liverpool composer Mark Houghton, and Manchester composer Chris Dumigan.

Valerie Hartzell

The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall, High St, Dronfield S18 1PX

Valerie Hartzell will perform her own arrangements of the Beatles, Joe Harnell (Hulk theme), & Monkees. She will also perform music by Led Zeppelin, Lauro, Bach, Tarrega, Dyens, Barrios, Albeniz, American guitarist Olga Amelkina-Vera and Manchester composer Chris Dumigan.