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Guitar Ensemble

Ages: 13+
Session Length: 15 Weeks

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Adults and teens at the intermediate level will grow musically and technically while performing classical repertoire in this small ensemble setting.

Prerequisite: Audition.

To schedule an audition, please contact Bob Gruca at rgruca@themusicsettlement.org.

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Session Day Time Campus Fee  
September 29, 2021 - January 26, 2022 Sep 29, 2021 - Jan 26, 2022 Wednesday 7:45pm - 8:45pm University Circle $225 Enroll
February 09, 2022 - May 25, 2022 Feb 09, 2022 - May 25, 2022 Wednesday 7:45pm - 8:45pm University Circle $225 Enroll

Faculty

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Robert Gruca

Instructor, Guitar, Suzuki Guitar; Ensemble Director, Guitar

Robert performs a wide range of solo, chamber, and concerto repertoire. Accomplishments include touring the eastern United States and Europe with The Cleveland Orchestra, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 7 under the direction of Franz Welser-Most. He has earned several first prizes in national guita... Expand

Robert performs a wide range of solo, chamber, and concerto repertoire. Accomplishments include touring the eastern United States and Europe with The Cleveland Orchestra, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 7 under the direction of Franz Welser-Most. He has earned several first prizes in national guitar competitions. He received the 2007 Distinguished Alumni award from Grand Valley State University, and has released two compact discs titled "Robert Gruca Classical Guitar" and "Handel - Arrangements for Guitar."

In addition to performing, Robert Gruca is a highly motivated and dedicated guitar instructor. Robert recently completed Every Child Can! and Guitar Unit 1 of the Suzuki Method of music instruction.

Together with TMS faculty flutist Linda White, Robert performs as part of the Gruca White Ensemble (www.grucawhiteensemble.com), an ensemble-in-residence at The Music Settlement. Their debut CD, "A Different Take," was released on November 13, 2020.

Education
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music Close
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