Sorry!

No performances are currently available.

Founder of the Gargnano International Guitar Competition, Oscar Ghigliha has served as artist in residence or visiting professor at such institutions as the Cincinnati and San Francisco conservatories, The Juilliard School, the Hartt School and Northwestern University.

A former student of Segovia, he is participating in the Art of the Guitar series’ “American Tribute to Segovia” on Sat, Oct 26.

Experience the intimacy of a coaching session as soloists from the 92Y School of Music perform for world-class virtuosi, who then share expertise with their “students.” Discover the star’s creative vision and insight, and deepen your own understanding and enjoyment of the music and the performance. 


Koh Kazama — Etude 1, Etude 8, Etude 7 by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Sean Bauer — Concerto in A major, op. 30 by M. Giuliani
                                I. Allegro Maestoso

Ezekiel Bardash — Prelude No. 1 by Heitor Villa-Lobos

 

92nd Street Y School of Music is generously supported by the Edwin Caplin Foundation and the Brodsky Family Foundation.

On Sunday, Oct 27, Oscar Ghiglia leads a master class at the 92Y School of Music, working with two students.

He is continuing a remarkable legacy. In 1965 he participated in a master class led by the legendary Andres Segovia. Fortunately, Oscar Ghiglia’s 1965 master class in Spain was filmed; the language is Spanish, but the music is universal.

Brief Bios

Born into an artistic family— his father and grandfather were both famed painters, and his mother was an accomplished pianist—Oscar Ghiglia began as a painter, but after spending a day holding a guitar while posing for his father, he realized his true calling. After graduating from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome, Mr. Ghiglia studied with Andres Segovia, and he would eventually take over Segovia’s famed class at Siena’s Accademia Musicale Chigiana.

Mr. Ghiglia further established his fame as a teacher by founding the guitar department at the Aspen Music Festival as well as the Incontri Chitarristici di Gargnano and the International Guitar Competition of Gargnano. He held a professorship in guitar at the Basel Music Academy from 1983 to 2005, and he has been a visiting professor or artist in residence at such centers as the Cincinnati and San Francisco conservatories, the Juilliard and Hart schools, and Northwestern University.

Besides touring as a solo performer, Mr. Ghiglia has played and recorded with such illustrious artists as singers Victoria de Los Angeles, Jan de Gaetani and John McCollum; flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal; and violist Pinchas Zuckerman. He was a founding member of the International Classic Guitar Quartet, and he has worked with the Cleveland, Emerson, Juilliard and Tokyo string quartets, among others. Following his latest CD, Manuel Ponce’s Guitar Music, the Stradivarius label issued a re-release of his performances of Bach lute music.

 

Koh Kazama is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma in guitar performance at the Yale School of Music, where he is studying with Benjamin Verdery. He recently received his Master of Music degree from Yale and was enrolled in a combined five-year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Music program, earning his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Yale College. He started his guitar studies at the age of six, after being inspired by watching a music video of a Japanese rock musician. He was a finalist of the Third Street Music School Concerto Competition, being the first guitarist in the school’s history to achieve this. He has been selected to play in master classes and workshops of renowned artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Manuel Barrueco, David Russell, Carlo Domeniconi and Jorge Caballero. His former major teachers include Simon Powis, David Gonzalez, Liam Wood and Nadav Lev. Koh attended LaGuardia Arts High School in New York City, where he majored in cello and was a part of the LaGuardia Symphony Orchestra.

 

Ezekiel Bardash is a Music Performance student at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College. Coming from a musical family, Ezekiel has been playing guitar since age 12. For about four years he studied jazz under the great Jazz guitarist Kenji Shinagawa and played in the Jazz band at the Berkeley Carroll school, with whom he one a Maestro Award at the Heritage Jazz Festival in Boston, Massachusets.

However upon entering Aaron Copland School of Music, he found that he had a hidden passion for classical guitar. He currently studies under Michael Cioffero of the 92nd Street Y School of Music, as well as Bill Anderson at Aaron Copland.


Need Help?

If you have any questions, need assistance with your order or require special seating considerations, such as wheelchair accessible seating or hearing assistance, please call Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation.

If you prefer, you can order your tickets and class enrollments by calling Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation, using Visa, MasterCard or American Express. You can also place your order by fax, by mail, or in person at our Box Office on Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.

Have a group?

Groups of 10 or more receive a 15% discount. Please note that certain events may not qualify for a group rate. To make group arrangements or need further assistance, you may contact Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation.


About 92Y YourStage

92Y YourStage provides a venue for independent curators, performers, and educators to mount a professional production. Yourstage events are confirmed once they meet a threshold for ticket sales by a certain date.

YourStage events that are ON have been confirmed; PENDING events need to generate more ticket sales; If an event fails to generate enough ticket sales, the event will be CALLED OFF, and all ticket holders will be refunded.

Get to the front of the line!

Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.

Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.

 

Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

How do I know if I qualify?

Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.

Priority Registration Support

To find out if you are eligible for priority registration, don't have your Patron ID#, or having difficulty ordering online, please call 212.415.5500 or email.