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Octava Concert!!!
Saturday June 29th 6pm
Maple Park Church
17620 60th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA, 98037

The Octava Chamber Orchestra
bringing great music to the PNW


Jeffrey Goodman
Composer, Guitarist



Jeffrey Goodman is a classical guitarist and composer currently living in Los Angeles, California. He received his Master of Arts degree in 1974 from Occidental College, where he studied composition and theory with Richard Grayson and Robert Gross. His guitar studies were with Theodore Norman.

University Teaching:

UCLA Music Department, Lecturer in Music, 1976-1984
UCLA Extension, Senior Extension Teacher, Beginning Classical Guitar, 1976-1989
Santa Monica College, Music Department, Guest Instructor of Classical Guitar, 2009

Founder and Music Director:

Vienna, Austria, International Guitar Festival 1978-1979
Oxford, England, International Guitar Festival 1980

Select Solo Recital Performances:

From 1991-1996 he was a solo recitalist at the Los Angeles Bach Festival. In 1996 his recital was recorded and broadcast by National Public Radio.

As a performer he has performed at colleges and universities throughout the United States, and his European tours have included appearances at the American Embassy in Vienna, the Vienna Conservatory, and the Salzburg music festival. Recitals in Wales and England for the Oxford International Guitar Festival included a solo recital of 20th Century works for B.B.C. Radio.

Original Compositions:

A selection of Mr. Goodmanís CD releases (available on iTunes, Amazon and other retailers) -

Music of the Dreaming Heart Trees
Hands of the Angels: a romantic tale of the Spanish guitar
Music from the Shelter of Clear Light: a musical journey through ancient Tibet
Whispering Harps of Merlin
Christmas in Camelot: music and magic in King Arthurís Court
Music for 2 Harpsichords: Fall Colors of New England

Contact information:

Jeffrey Goodman
Email: jeffreygoodmanmusic@gmail.com

Web address: www.ShelterofClearLight.com

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