Visiting Musician Craig Ogden to Hold Masterclass
Acclaimed classical guitarist Craig Ogden is Oriel's Visiting Musician for the 2017-18 academic year and he will hold a Masterclass for students on Monday 22nd November at 8pm.
Students will already have received an invitation via email to take part in the Masterclass, or to attend as an audience member. All of the participant slots are now taken, but there are still audience spaces available.
This year, the event has been moved from the Music Room (as in previous years) to the Harris Lecture Theatre to allow more audience members to attend.
If you wish to know more about the Masterclass or the Visiting Musician programme, please contact the Provost's PA Mrs Rebecca Bricklebank: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Visiting Musician page on the College website. If you wish to reserve a space in the audience for the Masterclass, please RSVP via email to Rebecca.
About Craig Ogden
Originally from Australia, Craig studied guitar from the age of seven and percussion from the age of thirteen. He is the youngest instrumentalist to have received a Fellowship Award from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
One of the UK’s most recorded guitarists, Craig’s five Classic FM albums all shot straight to No.1 in the UK classical chart and he is one of Classic FM’s most played artists. Craig has performed concertos with all the main UK orchestras plus many abroad. He regularly appears as soloist and chamber musician at major venues and collaborates with the UK’s top artists and ensembles. He has also presented programmes on BBC Radio 3, BBC Northern Ireland and ABC Classic FM (Australia).
Currently, Craig is Head of Guitar at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Visiting Lecturer at London’s Royal College of Music, Adjunct Fellow of the University of Western Australia, Associate Artist of The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Curator of Craig Ogden’s Big Guitar Weekend at The Bridgewater Hall and Director of the Dean & Chadlington Summer Music Festival.
Mrs Rebecca Bricklebank