Sunday, January 6, 2002 4pm
York Public Library, York, Maine
TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: The Seacoast Guitar Society is helping to celebrate the opening of the glorious new library in York by sponsoring a guitar concert with local guitar and mandolin master David Surette. There is no charge for this event, and families are encouraged. The Seacoast Guitar Society is a non-profit organization to benefit the guitar lovers of the area. Musicians, students and fans are encouraged to join and support our cause..
DETAILS: The Town of York has built a magnificent new library and community center in the middle of town (it just opened Dec. 1) , and this will be the first concert to be held there. Help us celebrate this new building, and show your support for the arts and the dedicated people who brought us this wonderful building. Refreshments will be served.
Wheelchair access: Yes
Workshop/Master Class: Maybe
About David Surette: David Surette is most known as a top player and arranger of Celtic fingerstyle guitar, yet his diverse repertoire also includes original compositions, blues and ragtime, traditional American roots music, and folk music from a variety of traditions. He one of very few guitarists to become equally adept at both the flatpicked and fingerstyle guitar styles, and he is also a master mandolin and bouzouki player. He first made a name for himself playing guitar and mandolin in many of New England's most respected traditional dance bands, and has played on innumerable recording sessions. David is also one of the area's most respected teachers, and is a leading expert on the Breton branch of the Celtic musical tree, though he is perhaps best known locally for performing as a duo with singer Susie Burke. His peerless guitar and mandolin work will thrill any lovers of hand-crafted music.
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DIRECTIONS: The new library is is the middle of town, at 15 Long Sands Rd. Take Exit 4 from I-95 to Rt 1, go south 1/10 mile, turn L on 1-A. Go 8/10 mile, bear left at the statue, and turn right into the parking lot of the library.
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