Pamela Goldsmith is available for private lessons in her studio in Northwest (at Activspace, 1722 NW Raleigh) and Southeast Portland, Oregon. Pamela is an adjunct faculty member at Linfield College (McMinnville, Oregon), where she teaches private, group and chamber classes. Pamela performs classical guitar at local venues, private performances, special occasions and concerts. email: email@example.com phone: (503) 285-6897
Pamela received her Master's Degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Portland State University in 2003. While working toward her degree, she was granted a graduate assistant position and gained experience teaching guitar classes at PSU.
A native of New England, Pamela received her Bachelor's Degree in classical guitar studies from the University of Maine in Orono in 1993. In 1991 she was granted the first place winner of the Downeast Classical Guitar Competition held in Maine.
Pamela was first introduced to classical guitar by her instructor Joe Zuccala in Massachusetts. His inspiration and guidance prepared her for her future as a student and teacher. Since studying with Zuccala, Pamela has worked with Keith Crook at the University of Maine, Jeff Ashton and Bryan Johanson at Portland State University and Scott Kritzer in Portland Oregon. Pamela has performed in Master Classes for Ana Vidovic, Scott Kritzer, Scott Tennant, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, David Leisner, David Russel, Angel Romero, Berta Rojas, and audited a class by Sharon Isbin.
The Goldsmith/Ringering Duo features Ms. Goldsmith and pianist Rhonda Ringering. They perform a mixture of classical and new music and have appeared together at the Umpqua Community College Concert Series, Linfield College, The Old Church, Washington's Water Music Festival, and more. The duo is dedicated to bringing great music to everyone and to “unstuffing” classical music.
Pamela is passionate about the history and vitality of the pieces in her repertoire. Please listen to one of the samples above from her previously released cd entitled Seven Lovely Pieces, or at Amazon.com. Contact Pamela directly for more information on her performances, lessons, and music.
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