European Guitar and Mandolin Youth Orchestra (EGMYO) – Workshop and Concerts 2016

Last summer the EGMYO (European Guitar and Mandolin Youth Orchestra) has met in Germany for a workshop and two concerts. The workshop was organized by the Bund Deutscher Zupfmusiker (German plucked strings association). Now a set of videos about the workshop and the concerts is available. The workshop took place from July 30 to August […]

The best videos from the German Bluegrass Jamboree 2016

The Bluegrass Jamboree 2016 is just over. The Bluegrass Jamboree is organized every year by Rainer Zellner who is a mandolin player by himself and who joins the bands during the session at the end of each show with his Gibson F4. During three weeks the three bands made a tour through Germany, Austria, the […]

Ensemble Hikari 光 live on German TV – Denise Wambsganß & Yasuyoshi Naito (mandolin), Hirotaka Nozaki (mandola)

The Ensemble Hikari 光 has been invited to the show „Kaffee oder Tee?“ (coffee or tea?) of the German TV Station SWR on January 3rd, 2014. Now three videos have been made available at youtube. The ensemble has been founded by mandolin players from Germany and Japan and it aims to make music by Japanese composers better […]

Lydia & Bettina – A German Duet with Mandolin and Guitar

Some time ago I have found an announcement for a concert with the Duo Lydia and Bettina. I had previously heard about this duo with mandolin and guitar, and so I searched for information about Lydia and Bettina. This is how the duo presents itself on their website: Wir sind Lydia Rombach und Bettina Lehmann. […]

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