Online Duo Concert
The Mowbray-Webber Duo gave a concert for St. John's Episcopal Church Music Series which aired on February 21, 2021. The concert remains online for viewing on Vimeo and you can download the program booklet here. The concert featured iconic French works such as La Vie en Rose, Under Paris Skies and Gymnopedie No. 1, as well as music from Argentina, Brazil, and the United States.
Guest Lecturer at Berklee College of Music
In December, Candice Mowbray gave two talks about the guitar in 19th century Europe for students in the Classical Guitar and Repertoire course taught by Berta Rojas and Abigail Zocher at Berklee College of Music. She spoke about the physical characteristics of the guitar as well as key players and composers such as Mauro and Emilia Giuliani, Fernando Sor, Madame Sidney Pratten, and Francisco Tarrega.
Tune into the KnoxGuitarBox Podcast to hear Candice Mowbray speak with host, Andy LeGrand, on Sunday December 13th at 7pm. The series features guitar-focused conversations and performances with music professionals, students, composers, and educators hosted by Knoxville Classical Guitar's Executive Director, Andy LeGrand.
2020 Maryland State Arts Council Independent Artist Award and 2021 Touring Artist Roster
Candice Mowbray has been selected as a recipient of a 2020 Independent Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. The award recognizes notable artistic achievement in the performing arts and offers an unrestricted grant of $10,000. Read the official press release as well as a statement from First Lady, Yumi Hogan, here.
She has also been added to the 2021 MD Performing Artist Touring Roster, a curated list of Maryland-based artists who have a demonstrated history of successful, professional touring engagements. The MD State Arts Council uses the roster to promote artistic collaboration between Maryland touring artists and Maryland presenters with the goal of increasing touring engagements for Maryland professional performing artists. This includes providing grant funding to MD organizations who present artists on the roster.
Spotlights on Guitar History Series
Candice Mowbray is creating a series of educational videos that share the stories of composers, players and key events in classical guitar history. Presented by Marlow Guitar International, the videos are under 15 minutes in length and accessible through YouTube. They are inclusive of the contributions of both men and women to the world of guitar and make great supplements to guitar classes. Two episodes have been posted: the first features Francisco Tarrega and Antonio de Torres; the second video is about Mauro and Emilia Giuliani. For links and more information, click here.