Portland Guitar Duo in concert

Chase those tax blues away! – A concert at St. Peter’s April 15, 2016
Save the Date for the Portland Guitar Duo

This year we have a special concert to present, the Portland Guitar Duo. They will be performing at St. Peter’s, April 15 at 7pm. You will have a chance to hear them again at St. George’s Episcopal, Fredericksburg on Sunday, April 17, 3pm.

The Portland Guitar Duo are James Manuele and Foti Lycouridis and have been playing together since 1999. Their repertoire is broad and covers the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th Century periods. They specialize in guitar music written for two guitars.

Born in California, James Manuele began playing the guitar at age eleven. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Mansfield University, where he also studied voice and viola. Later, he earned his Masters of Music in Guitar Performance at Portland State University and has taught in colleges -Clark College in Vancouver and at Concordia in Portland.

Foti Lycouridis was born in Egypt of Greek parents. In 1981, he started his music education at the University of Portland. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance and a Master’s in Music Theory. He also can perform on a 10-string guitar and Baroque lute.

Hear their music at youtube!

A. Recordings 16 videos from 1998-2007

B. Live

1. Part 1 of a set for the Portland Community Media.

2. Part 2 of a set for the Portland Community Media.

3. Miller’s Dance

4. At Oregon State University

There are more pieces here with this search on Youtube.

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