Hayley Savage
Hayley Savage

Hayley Savage The renouned British guitarist Hayley Savage will be playing at the Greenwood Centre on Saturday November 22nd at 7:30pm.

Since graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Hayley has established a dual career in performance and composition, which has taken her to Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, America and Canada.

Hayley won the 1999 Worshipful Company of Musicians Ivor Mairants Guitar Award and was interviewed about this achievement on Music Matters on BBC Radio 3.

As well as Solo Guitar recitals, Hayley gives performances as part of a Duo (Guitar & Violin or Guitar & Flute) and Guitar Trio. Hayley has performed her own compositions and a range of concerti by composers including Boccherini, Rodrigo (the Aranjuez Guitar Concerto ) and Vivaldi. She also gave the UK premiere of Peter Gardner's O'Carolan Guitar Concerto .

Between 2000 and 2004 Hayley was a recitalist, tutor and adjudicator at the Bath International Guitar Festival and she is a member of the Appassionata Guitar Trio, who have performed on London's South Bank, in the Royal Albert Hall Lunchtime Series and in Europe and America, including New York and Yale University. Appassionata have also played live on In Tune on BBC Radio 3 and their debut CD Let Go has received glowing reviews.

Hayley has received over 20 premieres of her own works, which are mostly commissions and range from concerti and symphonic music to choral pieces. Hayley's concerto English Fantasia for Guitar and String Orchestra , written for John Mills, has received nine performances in England, Europe and Canada, where it was broadcast on CBC Radio in 2002. Hayley has also composed music, at the poet's request, for Poet Laureate nominee U.A. Fanthorpe. She is currently working on commissions both from the UK and US; and she has been invited to perform her own compositions in New York in March 2007.

Reflecting her wide variety of compositions, Hayley has four publishing contracts.

For further information and tickets Email Martin Shaw at Martin@greenwoodGS.org.uk or phone 0208 891 6889.

For more infomation about Hayley Savage visit her website at www.hayleysavage.co.uk

Tickets £6.00 (£5.00 Conc) from Martin Shaw.

 John Gates