a reputation as an inspired, technically refined performer, Troy King is widely
recognized as a guitarist who brings an intense, passionate commitment to his
art, and who is able to emotionally connect with audiences. As printed in The
Independent (USA), he projects "A powerful presence both musically and
Troy King regularly performs concerts across the United States, Europe, and Latin America. He has been heard on the BBC, Spanish Public Radio, and numerous FM and AM Radio stations in the United States, including many live concert broadcasts. Mr. King appears as a soloist with symphony orchestras across the country, working with conductors such as Christopher Wilkins, Stephen Smith, Paige Vickery, and T. Herbert Dimmock. He has performed in chamber music recitals with the San Luis String Quartet and with musicians from the Colorado and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, amongst others. Notable festival appearances have included guest artist recitals at the Interlochen Arts Festival (Michigan), the Charlton Kings International Guitar Festival (England), the Portland Guitar Festival (Oregon), and multiple appearances as guest artist/teacher/lecturer at the Summer Guitar Workshop (New Mexico). Frequent tours have taken Troy to various concert venues, such as Columbia University's St. Paul's Chapel in New York City, the Sala Carlos Chavez in Mexico City, Hawaii Public Radio's Atherton Fine Arts Center in Honolulu, HI, the "Allegro Series" in Bay City, MI, Saint Mary's Church in Cheltenham, England, the Outpost Performance Space in Albuquerque, NM, the Houston Fine Arts Center, and numerous, concert series, guitar societies, and universities. His varied programs often consist of an intriguing mix of beloved guitar masterworks with important and exciting contemporary offerings, including world and regional premieres. Regarding a recent concert for the prestigious John E. Marlow Guitar Series in Washington D.C., The Washington Post wrote, "Troy King displayed an assured command of the classical guitar's technical capabilities, matched with a genial stage presence that easily won over the audience."
Troy King will be playing at the Greenwood Centre on Saturday 28th February 7:30pm.
Tickets £7.00 (£6.00 concessions) paid in advance - phone 0208 891 6889
For further details please contact Martin Shaw.Note: Troy King will also be performing on Friday 27th February at 7:30pm for the Richmond Guitar Society at The Grove Garden Chapel, Lower Grove Road, Queens Rd, Richmond Hill, Surrey . Details at www.RichmondGS.org.uk.
See Troy King's web site is at http://www.geocities.com/guitartroyking/biography.html