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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Local Musician Concert LIVE Music at Pacific Grove Art Center

New Music Classical Concert LIVE at Pacific Grove Art Center

An Evening of New Music: ‘Beyond Classical’ Concert Saturday, May 18th at 5:30 PM

Anthony DeMers & Carleton Macy Present Special Music Program at Pacific Grove Art Center

Pacific Grove, CA - [May 15, 2024] – Community musicians will perform a special concert of New Music for classical instruments LIVE this Saturday, May 18th at Pacific Grove Art Center! Attend this 60-minute program presented by recognized teacher and guitar-maker of Pacific Grove, Anthony DeMers, and accomplished Multi-instrument Composer and Music Professor Carleton Macy. Enjoy all original music by accomplished artists and students as they explore the New Music genre. Often mixing musical genres and traditions, New Music is known for breaking the norms of traditional and contemporary classical arrangements, acting as an extension thereof with much room for creativity and improvisation. 

Join in welcoming a local line-up of exceptional performers from the Monterey Bay community that includes The Guitar Ensemble Monterey (an octet), The Youth Music Monterey County Woodwind Quartet, and special guest Kenny Hill- classical composer, guitarist, and world-renowned luthier of Hill Guitar Company.

Don't miss this early evening program that runs for 60 minutes and includes members of the Carmel Guitar Society 501 (c)(3), students of Anthony Demers' guitar instruction, and music composed and arranged by Carleton Macy and Kenny Hill, specially for this concert. Attend this Saturday, May 18th, at 5:30 PM in Pacific Grove, California, at 568 Lighthouse Ave (Pacific Grove Art Center). A donation of $10 is suggested, and you're encouraged to RSVP here:

Celebrate local musicians and students of the classical guitar and woodwind instruments while enjoying all original music in the New Music genre of classical performance!  This concert is appropriate for all ages and is a tremendous opportunity to appreciate music that expands upon the classical genre, performed and composed as 'New Music'; expect the unexpected!

Saturday, May 18th Concert Highlights Include:

·  Guitar Ensemble Monterey: An octet featuring artists' interpretations of New Music for the classical guitar

·  The Youth Music Monterey County Woodwind Quartet

·  Special Guest Kenny Hill: Renowned classical composer, guitarist, and master luthier of Hill Guitar Company.

Suggested donation: $10

For more information, please contact Anthony DeMers at or 831.566.7054

Carmel Guitar Society

Carmel Guitar

IG: @carmelguitarsociety

FB: @CarmelGuitar

Anthony DeMers Guitar Instruction 

FB: @demersguitar 

IG: @demersguitar

Carleton Macy

Hill Guitar Co.

IG: @hillguitar 

FB: @hillguitarcompany 

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