Peter Pupping, guitar orchestra offer a Christmas concert
Local master guitarist Peter Pupping and his Encinitas Guitar Orchestra deliver new and Christmas favorites with 40 guitars at 7:30 p.m. on December 3 at the Lutheran Church of Bethlehem, 925 Balour, Encinitas.
ENCINITAS – The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra will perform a Christmas concert, with 40 guitars performing a new and classic Christmas presentation at 7:30 p.m. on December 3 at the Lutheran Church of Bethlehem, 925 Balour.
The orchestra will perform the music of the “Nutcracker Suite” by Pyotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky, “Carol of the Bells” by Mykola Leontovych, “Ding Dong Merrily” by Jehan Tabourot, “Silent Night” by Franz Gruber, original music by the composer Australian Richard Charlton, and Carnavaltio adaptation of “Missa Criolla” by Taravi, “Rumba Flamenca” by Gareth Koch, “Aerial Boundaries” by Michael Hedges and Celtic and Latin classics.
“Our Christmas and holiday music concert, which we play every year or two, is
definitely our most popular with fans, ”Pupping said. “This year’s concert will surely have
everyone is in the mood to embrace the joy of the holiday season.
The orchestra is made up of 30 to 40 local guitarists from beginner to advanced
levels, which learn classical guitar technique and ensemble skills under the supervision of local Encinitas
guitar master and teacher Peter Pupping. The orchestra is divided into four to eight
sections with multiple players on each game.
Pupping has been teaching and performing in Southern California for over 30 years.
Pupping has released numerous CDs as a soloist, duo projects and with the Peter Pupping Band.
The latest is “Jazz Bend”, a collection of music adding a jazz touch to contemporary rock.
famous jazz songs and standards arranged by Pupping.
Pupping received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music from San Diego State University. he organizes
and conducts the two three-month sessions of the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra each year and performs in North County.
For more information, including upcoming summer guitar workshops, visit the
encinitasguitarorchestra.com and / or contact Peter Pupping at Guitar Sounds, (760)
815-5616 or [email protected] A suggested donation of $ 12 will be accepted at the door.