Brian Cullen has been playing and teaching the classical guitar for 30 years. He is originally from
South Africa and was the founder of the Durban Classical Guitar Society in South Africa.
He has also performed extensively in South Africa, England and the USA
He graduated from Trinity College of London in guitar performance and music theory. He studied with Narciso Yepes and his student
Fritz Buss, Professor of guitar at University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg SA and also studied
at the Len Williams( father of John , the world famous classical guitarist ) Classical Guitar School in London.
Cullen played with delicate subtlety and a lyrical sense of phrasing. I was impressed by his ability to play multiple melodic lines simultaneously without losing continuity or a sense of line. In Cullen's capable hands, the guitar can truly sing." Christopher McPhee
Brian's program will feature some of the well known and loved classical guitar pieces such as
Spanish folk song(Romance),Cavatina(Deerhunter Theme),Recuerdos de la Alhambra, Asturias (Leyenda)
Variations on the Magic Flute(Mozart) - Fernando Sor, Bach preludes and music of Brazilian composer Villa Lobos. Bossa-nova, Flamenco, Tango.Beatle instrumental solos and favourites such as Classical Gas and Here comes the Sun. Some contemporary and renaissance vocals are also part of the program, with arrangements for voice and guitar ie
Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel) , Annies Song (John Denver),
Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a wonderful world.
Cavatina(Deerhunter Theme),Recuerdos de la Alhambra, Asturias (Leyenda)
Variations on the Magic Flute(Mozart) - Fernando Sor, Preludes of Brazilian composer Villa Lobos.