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“... a highly promising guitarist – excellent technical facility... intense expression and concentration.” - Charles Ramirez
“A great, great player!!” - Stepan Rak
“This boy plays beautifully!” - Pavel Steidl
“Very promising young musician.” - Leo Brouwer
“Really a tremendous player!” - Edoardo Catemario
“well crafted, mystical and mesmeric...Sam interpreted with a sensitivity, strength and intensity that captivated the audience.” - Bognor Regis Observer
(review, June 2011)
“subtle and articulate playing, real poise..." - John Jenkins (SD Music Competition 2011)
"An engaging platform manner, poised and atmospheric performance... deeply felt, certainly confident.” - William Bruce
(Sevenoaks Music Competition 2011)
Contact through www.sambrownguitar.com
Well, it's been a while since last I posted... this March I won the 2012 West Sussex Youth Music Award.
The award has a sentimental value for me, because part of the prize is to give a recital in next year's concert lineup at the Regis School of Music, where I took my first lessons.
Thanks to luthier Pablo Requena whose excellent guitar - his first cedar lattice - I used in the competition, and am now playing.
Posted on April 2, 2012 at 19:00
So, having just returned from a week's spotlighting near Berlin, I thought I might just write a little here - that's what a blog is for, I suppose.
My hometown is twinned with a borough about half an hour from Berlin called Trebbin, and last year I performed for the twinning reception when they came to England. This year I was invited to return the favour, giving two spotlight performances at the various formalities in Germany: one for the members of the twinning association, the…Continue
Posted on October 10, 2011 at 16:27
Posted on September 20, 2011 at 23:00