Niall Kavanagh

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Niall is a highly trained Classical and Flamenco guitarist looking for work around Manchester and Liverpool.

Niall is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and studied guitar with Craig Ogden. Niall also plays Flamenco and popular music genres; he has a special interest in world music. Niall has had the opportunity to perform at the RNCM as part of the RNCM Guitar Ensemble. As a solo artist he has performed at many private and public events at various venues across Liverpool where he lives. He has a diverse knowledge of musical genres which has enabled him to engage with audiences of all musical backgrounds. He is regularly requested by community organisations and local churches to perform at events and lunchtime recitals. Niall has been a member of the Liverpool Guitar Society for six years. The organisation has provided him with the opportunity to perform both as a soloist and as part of various ensembles, at many prestigious civic events and festivals such as the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain, the Liverpool International Music Festival, Capstone Theatre, New Brighton Floral Pavilion, and the Walker Art Gallery. He has also performed at Harrogate Music Festival as a guest of the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet. Niall has taken part in master classes with guitarists including Craig Ogden, Gordon Crosskey, Edoardo Catemario, Berta Rojas, Eduardo Niebla, Gary Ryan, Mathew McAllister, Roland Dyens, Allan Neave, Amanda Cook, Peter Catona, Tom McKinney, Gerald Garcia, Rory Russell, and Aquarelle Guitar Quartet. As well as performing Niall also teaches privately.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
My equipment is PAT tested
Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Blues, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Acoustic, World music
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Event types:
Birthday party, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker
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