Biography

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Jeff Dwarshuis is a classical guitarist living in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He has an extensive repertoire in Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern music.

Mr. Dwarshuis has performed hundreds of concerts throughout The Midwest including The Grand Rapids Art Museum, The Cranbrook Art Museum, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Toledo Museum of Art, Kalamazoo Valley College, The All Saints’ Summer Recital Series of Saugatuck, The Soul of The City Concert Series in Saint Paul’s Church of Muskegon, The Barker Concert Series in Central Reformed Church of Grand Rapids and Christ Church Cranbrook’s Salon Concert Series.

Additionally, Mr. Dwarshuis has done ensemble work with organist Jeremy David Tarrant at The Cathedral Church of Saint Paul in Detroit to present the organ/guitar work of Chris DeBlasio. He has performed in Michigan schools and has been a performing guest with The Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Keys Club. Dwarshuis has been a frequent guest on WGVU’s The Morning Show to play live radio broadcasts and has been a repeated featured guest with Kalamazoo’s WMUK. 

Dwarshuis has had extensive consultation with international recording artist and Classical Guitarist Paul Vondiziano on the art of performance, music interpretation, and guitar technique.

In 2014 Dwarshuis released his recording “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor” which has been received with praise and five star reviews. “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor” is currently broadcast over nearly 100 radio stations throughout 198 countries. (To purchase “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor” see Purchase page.)

Mr. Dwarshuis’ live performances include exciting programs of the most prized pieces for the classical guitar. From beautiful Lute transcriptions of The Renaissance to modern day masters, Dwarshuis will take you through centuries of guitar virtuosity and beauty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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