Friday, April 6th, 2018, at 12:30, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. Neil and Tamara presented a lecture recital extolling the virtues of improvisation in the performance of early nineteenth-century guitar music. Preludes and cadenzas were mandatory for performers during this period. Neil and Tamara explained where these should be played and where to go for information on how to include this performance practice in one’s own playing.
Sunday, March 4th, 2018, at 2:00 pm, Gallery One Eveleth Green Gallery (third floor), Ellensburg, WA (by donation) Neil and Tamara will perform as part of the Guitar In The Gallery Series. It will be an afternoon of early nineteenth-century guitar duets on historic instruments. The recital will be all French music and will feature works by Henry, Lhoyer, and Varlet. Much of what Neil and Tamara will be playing is music they found in the French National Archives in Paris.
Friday, January 12th, 2018, at 7:00 pm, Central WA University Recital Hall, Ellensburg WA (Free)
Neil Caulkins will be playing early nineteenth-century chamber music for guitar and flute (with Hal Ott), guitar, flute (Ott), and french horn (Jeff Snedeker), and guitar and cello (Kara Hunnicutt).
Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 10:30 am Caulkins Guitar Duo in Concert in Pioneer Church at the Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St SE, Salem, OR. Info: (503) 585-7012
Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 8:00 pm Caulkins Guitar Duo in Concert at The Troubadour Music Center, 521 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, OR. Info: (541) 752-7720
Tuesday, January 10,2017, at 7:00 pm Caulkins Guitar Duo in Concert at the Central Washington University McIntyre Music Building, Recital Hall. Admission is free.
Saurday, December 3rd,2016, at 7:00 pm Seattle Classic Guitar Society Annual Holiday Fund-Raising Concert! The concert will take place at the Seattle Mennonite Church – 3120 NE 125th Street, a block east of Lake City Way. Parking is behind the church. The Caulkins Duo be playing one piece – The Grand March by the French composer Benigne Henry (fl. 1818). This concert is a fund-raiser for the non-profit Seattle Classic Guitar Society. The suggested donation for admission is $10, or $8 with the donation of a non-perishable food item for North Helpline.