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Roberto Capocchi, guitarist: News

Skype Lessons - March 16, 2015

I'm expanding the available time slots for Skype lessons.  If you're interested in fun and effective coaching in classical guitar, Brazilian jazz, or acoustic guitar technique, just contact me at (505) 577-1447 or rcapocchi@hotmail.com.

New Mexico Classical Guitar Festival - March 10, 2015

Booking away - March 4, 2015

I've been busy booking performances for next season and I'll be posting upcoming dates soon.  If you know of a performance venue near you that you think would be a good fit, please let me know!

Time off! - December 31, 2014

I'll be taking some down time until January 11th.  If you're interested in lessons please call me then.  For booking private and corporate gigs around New Mexico, call Absolute Entertainment at (505)986-5882, or ae@musicsantafe.com.  For concert booking for the next couple of seasons, contact Jack Price at (310) 254-7149 or jp@pricerubin.com.  Have a great new year! 

Upcoming concert in Santa Fe - August 9, 2014

Save the date!

September 12th, 7:00PM at the beautiful San Miguel Mission Church.  

Almost 400 years old, beautiful acoustics. Details in the calendar.

NM Guitar Festival 2015 - July 30, 2014

I'll be playing the opening concert for next year's edition of the NM Guitar Festival.  I taught a master class there last year and enjoyed it very mush.  I had to miss this year's festival because of Santa fe Opera rehearsals, but hear it went swimmingly well.

Here's a recent radio interview: - July 22, 2014

College auditions - March 26, 2014

Congratulation to my dear student Mohit Dubey on a series of great auditions, followed by good news.  The latest from Oberlin Conservatory!

New Videos soon - January 23, 2014

I got a great recording and video of the concert in Artesia last week.  I'll start posting pieces on Youtube soon.

Santa Fe Opera - January 16, 2014

I might be playing again with the Santa Fe Opera this summer, Don Pasquale by Donezetti and Stravinsky's Rossignol.  Details soon.

New Guitar - December 30, 2013

I've recently acquired a beautiful new guitar by Parizad Hatcher.  It is a second-epoch Torres shape, Malaysian blackwood body and spruce top.  It sings beautifully!

Anasazi - June 27, 2013

After many great years playing at the Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, it's time to move on.  Come by for the last two performances July 5th and 7th.

New mexico Classical Guitar Festival - June 23, 2013

I had a great time yesterday in Albuquerque.  Very good students in the master class, saw some friends, sat in for a rehearsal with the guitar ensemble conducted by the ebullient Ben Verdery, enjoyed Marcin Dylla's spellbinding concert, tried some guitars, and got very inspired by a very energetic and positive crowd.

Springfield Illinois - June 21, 2013

It looks like I'll be playing and offering a master class in Springfield in November.  Details soon.

Sumer Is Icumen In - May 31, 2013

Sumer is here.  A lot of practicing, technical reviews, choosing and preparing new and revisited repertoire for next year.  The new house is almost ready, and I can't wait to move.

Aranjuez! - May 20, 2013

I'll be performing the good old Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo a couple of times next season!  May 10th and 11th 2014 in Tucson, with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra.  Linus Lerner, conductor.  Booked by Price, Rubin & Partners.  Also on the program, Shostakovich: Festive Overture by Dimitri Shostakovich and Beethoven's Symphony Number 9.

History of the Tango! - April 9, 2013

New Video - Sergio Assad's 'Saltitante" - April 8, 2013

New video with Carol Redman - April 6, 2013

Remember to dress! - March 28, 2013

Just a reminder to check your frets for normal wear.  Worn and uneven frets keep your guitar from sounding its best.  Thank you to luthier Keith Vizcarra for taking the time from his busy building schedule to touch up my guitar yesterday.  

Portland and more - March 28, 2013

I had a wonderful time in Portland.  The weather was unusually beautiful, and the Portland Classic Guitar Concert Series concert and master-class were very well organized.  Full house for the concert, then very good players the next day for the class.  Many thanks to William Jenks!

Thank you to Price Rubin and Partners - February 11, 2013

I wanted to thank Price Rubin and Partners for their hard work at promoting and booking me.  I'm very excited about the upcoming concert and master-class in Portland OR.

New Mexico Classical Guitar Festival - December 31, 2012

I'll be offering a workshop at NMCGF on June 22nd.

Featured artists include Ben Verdery and MarcinDylla

More details at: http://www.newmexicoclassicalguitarfestival.org

New Video: Sevilla - December 18, 2012

New Video: La Catedral - December 18, 2012

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