The Los Angeles David Russell Concert and Master Class have been Postponed (The new rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possible)

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Dear Friends and Patrons of U.S. Classic Guitar,

The upcoming March concerts and master classes for David Russell in Los Angeles, Portland, and Hawaii have been postponed.

As soon as we have been told it is safe for everyone, we will reschedule his performances.

To ensure the health and wellness of our community, we’re complying with a series of guidelines to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This includes the governor's stay at home order currently in effect.

While we do not offer refunds for rescheduled concerts, we would like to offer these three options for those that bought tickets:

  1. Hang on to your tickets which will be valid for the new rescheduled David Russell concert dates. The date will be announced as soon as possible.
  2. Receive a voucher for the value of your ticket purchase which will be valid for any future concert such as the Angel Romero/Nina Kotova concert in May.
  3. Donate the value of your ticket purchase for a tax deductible donation.

 Once you decide what you’d like to do, here’s the best way to reach us:
  • By email (preferred):
  • By phone: 971.715.8097 (Mon-Fri, 9:30am – 5:30pm)

We want to do our part to make sure our audiences stay safe and healthy. Thank you for your support and understanding.
1. $65 - Reserved - Includes upgraded seating closer to the stage.
2. $60  - Senior 60 & Over and Student - Includes upgraded seating closer to the Stage
3. $49  - General Admission 
4. $44 - General Admission (Senior 60 & Over)
5. $44 - General Admission (Student any level with valid student I.D )
6. $44  - Season Ticket Add On  (Season Ticket Holders may purchase additional tickets and their guests can sit with them in the reserved area)
7. $29  - Child under 12 
8. Master Class:  Auditing this Los Angeles master classes is currently free but you must register for the class by selecting the master class ticket from the drop down menu and fill out the form as you were buying a ticket.  At the end of the process click pay now and your registration will be processed.  You will not need to put in your credit card and you will not be charged for the master class.  If you want to perform in the master class, please email us at or call us at 971-715-8097 no later than 24 hours before the class and we will let you know if we can get you in. Unless you are a university or conservatory guitar student major, the fee to perform in the class is $75 and $50 for season ticket holders. Thank you.

David Russell - Grammy Award Winner

Concert - Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM 
Mount Saint Mary's University's Mary Chapel - 12001 Chalon Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90049   Map

Master Class - Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 11-1 PM

Guitar Salon International - 1455 19th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Map

Classical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. In recognition of his great talent and his international career, he was named a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Music in London in 1997.

In May 2003 he was bestowed the great honor of being made "adopted son" of Es Migjorn, the town in Minorca of Spain where he grew up. Later the town named a street after him, "Avinguda David Russell" In November 2003 he was given the Medal of Honor of the Conservatory of the Balearics. After winning the 2004 Grammy Award in the category of best classical Instrumental solo, the town of Nigrán, Spain where he resides, gave him the silver medal of the town in an emotional ceremony.

During his studies at the Royal Academy in London, David Russell won twice the Julian Bream Guitar Prize. Later, he won numerous international competitions, including the Andrés Segovia Competition , the José Ramírez Competition and Spain's prestigious Francisco Tárrega Competition .

David Russell spends his time touring the world, appearing regularly at prestigious halls in cities such as New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Toronto or Rome. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence. His love of his craft resonates through his flawless and seemingly effortless performance. The attention to detail and provocative lyrical phrasing suggest an innate understanding of what each individual composer was working to achieve, bringing to each piece a sense of adventure.

In May 2005 he received a homage from the music conservatory of Vigo, culminating with the opening of the new Auditorium, to which they gave the name "Auditorio David Russell". In 2009, David was named honorary member of "Amigos de la Guitarra", the oldest guitar society in Spain. A prolific recording artists, his collection includes seventeen CDs with Telarc International.

The New York Times wrote about his performance: "... Mr. Russell made his mastery evident without ever deviating from an approach that places musical values above mere display. It was apparent to the audience throughout the recital that Mr. Russell possesses a talent of extraordinary dimension". Upon hearing play in London, Andrés Segovia wrote: "My congratulations on your musicality and guitaristic technique".

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