DUO MERINDAH in CONCERT
Where: 17 Campbell St, Young
When: Saturday, 16th March at 6:30pm
Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Concession/YRSM Members, $5 Students
Teresa Rabe and Minh Le Hoang are two of the busiest and most highly regarded musicians in Canberra. As Duo Merindah they have played together for over 10 years, toured China and recorded a self-titled CD which has been played on ABC Classic FM Radio. Minh and Teresa regularly perform regionally and in Canberra. Both are graduates of the Canberra School of Music, Teresa with a Bachelor of Music with Distinction, Minh with a Bachelor of Music, first class honours and a Masters of Music.
A member of Australia’s unique guitar quartet, Guitar Trek, Minh has toured extensively throughout Europe, toured for Musica Viva and appeared at major festivals including the Sydney Festival, Canberra International Chamber Music Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, Port Fairy Classical Music Festival, Frankston, Darwin, and New Zealand International Guitar Festivals.
Minh won first prize at the Adelaide Spring Guitar Competition in 2001 and the 50th Tokyo International Guitar Competition. As a soloist and recitalist he has appeared as a guest artist at the Sydney Guitar Summer School and the Sydney Acoustic Guitar Festival. Within Australia he has given master classes and concerts for guitar societies in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. He has also given concerts in the United States, Vietnam, and Japan. He has performed in master classes for leading guitarists from around the world including John Williams, Carlos Bonell, Pavel Steidl, and David Leisner. He has made many appearances on radio and television and has recorded two solo guitar recitals for ABC Classic FM as part of the Young Australia Program, both of which have been broadcast nationally.