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Delta Community Music School Presents
Louise Smallwood with Barrie Barrington
Sunday January 27th, 2013 2:30pm
McKee Heritage House
4705 Arthur Drive
An afternoon of classical guitar and piano music featuring Spanish and Russian masters. Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition along works by Rodrigo and Bach.
Louise Southwood – guitar
Louise was born in Paris in 1978. Her guitar playing began at an early age with many competition successes and performances throughout the UK.
In 2000 she was awarded a Bachelor of Music (hons) degree at The Royal College of Music in London. Here, Louise worked with world class guitarists Carlos Bonell and Gary Ryan on both solo guitar and guitar accompaniment. This was an intense performing period and involved collaborations with many other musicians as well as master classes with some of the world’s most renowned guitarists.
Louise has performed in the UK, Australia, India, Bermuda, the USA and Canada. Performance engagements within the UK were highlighted by appearances at The Trinity Chapel in Cambridge, The National Gallery, Westminster Cathedral, and St. Martin in the Fields in London.
Louise’s CDs, ‘Emergence’ and newly released ‘Chrysalis’ illustrate her varied instrumental techniques and musical interests, with a selection of favourite pieces, ancient and modern. They have enchanted a diverse audience around the world.
Louise is now settled in Vancouver, Canada. Visit her website
Barrie Barrington has taught at Douglas College since 1984 as an instructor in private and class piano. From the fall of 1995 to May of 1997, Barrie was the convenor of the Douglas College music department.Aside from his teaching duties, Barrie performs both solo and chamber music recitals and has performed concertos with several orchestras in the lower mainland area of BC. He is an active adjudicator and clinician throughout Western Canada.
He earned his B.Mus at Brandon U. and both his M. Mus and DMA at the University of British Columbia. While at UBC, he studied with the well-known pianist, Robert Silverman.
Barrie lives with his wife, Lori in the village of Ladner, BC which is located on the ocean just south of Vancouver.