Boston Classical Guitar Society Concerts

Michael Bester & Amanda Roeder, Guitar/Flute Duo

Sunday, February 28 at 3:00 pm - Online via Zoom

The Hingham Public Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society are pleased to offer this season's concert series in a virtual way!

The concert will be performed LIVE on Zoom. To join us please register online, and we will email you the link shortly before the meeting.

Duo Mike Bester and Amanda Roeder will perform music for the guitar and flute. Their program will include works from Heitor Villa-Lobos, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Robert Beaser, and Astor Piazzolla; and include music originating from both North and South America.

Amanda Roeder is a multi-instrumentalist and music educator, adjudicator, and performer. Since 2014 she has directed the choral ensembles and an award-winning a cappella program at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, MA. She is an experienced musical theater director and pit orchestra musician for scholastic and community productions throughout northeastern Massachusetts. A passionate educator and community builder, she has served on the boards of numerous organizations that promote quality music education, including the Massachusetts Music Educators Association and the NE Voices festival. She holds degrees in music education from the University of Massachusetts and Gordon College.

Michael Bester is an acoustic and electric guitarist, bassist, arranger, producer, and composer. He is versed in numerous musical styles, from classical and jazz to rock and pop and beyond. In recent years, he has performed in the Bester Papineau guitar duo, as well as in pit orchestras in the greater Boston area. He holds a degree in music performance from the University of Miami.

This meeting or program is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access to Library programs and services. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting or program may be recorded by the Town of Hingham and the Hingham Public Library. By participating in this meeting or program, you hereby agree to and grant permission to the recording and/or public display of your and/or your child’s (if under 18) image, voice, or name, and that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to you and/or your child by reason of such use.

The Hingham Library and the Boston Classical Guitar Society gratefully acknowledge the support of Coastal Heritage Bank for this season's concert series.

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Michael Bester and Amanda Roeder

Upcoming Concerts:

March 21 - Dave McLellan

Previous Concert Recordings:

The following concerts from this virtual season are available to watch on the Library's YouTube channel!

John Muratore - Christmas Music for Guitar

Thatcher Harrison - Guitar