Monday, January 02, 2012

Classical Guitar Concert, Sunday, January 8th, 2 pm

Yossi Khorman-Glaser will be playing a concert of classical guitar music on Sunday, January 8th at 2 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in Sandy Hook,  CT. A reception in the church hall will immediately follow the concert.

Yossi Kohrman-Glaser has been studying classical guitar for ten years. He is a student of Andrew LaFreniere at the Suzuki Talent Education School in Newtown. Yossi took first place in 2009 in the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America’s International Youth Competition. In June 2007 he was a soloist with the Danbury Symphony Orchestra at their annual POPS concert, performing the Vivaldi Lute Concerto in C. Yossi is also accomplished on the piano, which he began playing at age four. Yossi has been composing his own music since kindergarten and has composed for piano, classical guitar, recorder, string quartet and symphonic orchestra.

Yossi is a four time national winner of a youth competition in musical composition, placing at the state level in CT for eight years in a row. Yossi is a sophmore honors student at Newtown High School He lives with his parents, two sisters and a cat that always comes running to listen when he sits down to practice. In his free time, Yossi plays soccer, tennis, and table tennis, runs track, and loves to ski.

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