Below are video projects recorded by Cleveland Classical Guitar Society students:
Brown Skin Girl
based on a song by Beyoncé
This arrangement of Beyoncé’s powerful song features CCGS students with professional guitarists from Brazil, Mexico, and Nigeria. It was recorded in honor of Women’s History Month.
Lift Every Voice and Sing
music by John Rosamond Johnson
Lift Every Voice and Sing was recorded in commemoration of Black History Month. The arrangement was created for students by CCGS Director of Education Brian Gaudino.
Carol of the Bells
music by Mykola Leontovych
Carol of the Bells features 34 CCGS students from twelve different schools. This arrangement was adapted for students by CCGS Director of Education Brian Gaudino.
Traditional Mexican song
La Bamba was recorded to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This arrangement was prepared for students by CCGS Educator Rodrigo Lara Alonso.
by Agustín Barrios
CCGS students work in collaboration with peers from Paraguay to accompany guitarist Berta Rojas as soloist. This was the finale of Berta’s virtual concert for CCGS on August 15, 2020.
by Thomas Flippin
Beyond Ferguson was composed in reaction to the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. This video features CCGS students, who also created original poetry and photos.
by Brian Gaudino
Running is a popular composition used in CCGS guitar classes. Three CCGS high school students recorded this video to use as an online practice tool for beginning guitarists.
Walk to the Waterfall
by Brian Gaudino
Walk to the Waterfall was composed to include students of all levels from beginners through advanced. This was the first video project created by CCGS Guitar@Home Academy.
written by CCGS students
This original composition was written and performed by students in the Artworks Summer 2018 Classical Guitar program (sponsored by the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning).