Hello from New York

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Hello from New York

Post by punyama » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:31 am

Hi, my name is Phoebe and I'm 20 years old. I just started taking lessons on the classical guitar in the beginning of my freshman year in college. It was a bit easier to learn since I had experience with reading sheet music and playing the piano when I was younger. My sophomore year I decided to pursue an undergraduate degree in music and got into the program at my school! I've been improving a lot and straying away from learning too many romantic pieces since my teachers have told me to explore other styles and learn some Bach. I've been working on the prelude and allegro from BWV 998 this summer to prepare for the upcoming junior semester and I think I will have it memorized by then. I learned the fugue last semester so hopefully I'll be able to perform the whole suite in the student recital. Most of the answers to my questions have been found in this forum and I thought it would be a great idea to join. It's nice to meet you all.

Phoebe B.

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Re: Hello from New York

Post by oski79 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:25 am

Welcome to Delcamp!

If you haven't already, please take a moment to read this page for a good rundown on how the forum works, rules, history, etc. You have found a great source of classical guitar knowledge, as we have a wide assortment of members, from beginners to performing artists, with a number of fine teachers, historians, and luthiers too. So feel free to ask any questions you might have, but consider using the search function first, as many topics have already been discussed at length.

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Again, welcome to the forum!


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Re: Hello from New York

Post by lagartija » Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:41 pm

Welcome to Delcamp, Phoebe! We are glad you found us and decided to come out of the lurker's closet! Hope to see you often around the forum.
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Re: Hello from New York

Post by Luuttuaja » Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:44 pm

Hello Phoebe, welcome to the forum!

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Re: Hello from New York

Post by Mickmac » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:34 am

Hi Phoebe,
I love Bach too. Although not up to your standard I think. Perhaps you'll post some recordings of your playing from BMV 998 here. It's one of my favorites.

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