Derelict Hands plays Duo Sonata #1 by Frank Wallace

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Blog, CD, Reviews | No Comments
Derelict Hands plays Duo Sonata #1 by Frank Wallace

Russ Callison and Calum Borthwick form Derelict Hands. I had the pleasure of meeting them last summer in Glasgow Scotland to coach their performance and recording of my Duo Sonata #1, its first recording, which forms part

Priere Religieuse by Fernando Sor on 1854 Manuel Gutierrez

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Blog, music, video | No Comments

It has been such an honor to share the last 25 years with this guitar. I hope to make a full recording of it in the next couple of years, playing Sor, Carulli and some of my

The Duo for Voice and Guitar

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog, music | No Comments

I’m slowly exploring new friends I met on my recent tour of Germany and Holland, truly a feast of beautiful people. Today I mention Felix Justen, who I encountered promoting his new guitar support at the Berlin

Norbert Dams – a remembrance

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Blog, music | No Comments

I wrote D’Angelus for Norbert’s 60th birthday and will perform it on my coming tour of Germany and Holland. See dates here. Norbert Dams was a great man. He loved to dance, explore and enjoy every aspect

#freefriday

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

This week’s #freefriday music is the first suite in Sketches II, six suites of progressive difficulty. Most pieces are one or two pages long but are intended to be played as mini-suites of four or more sections,

Father’s Day Gift (part 2)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Blog, concert, music | No Comments
Father’s Day Gift (part 2)

I will be performing my new concert program Of Love & Soul twice this weekend in Manchester and Keen NH. Details here. Here are more notes on the repertoire included. In my previous blog I discussed the

Father’s Day Postscript

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Blog, music | No Comments

A friend just responded to my last post that “You’ve been carrying so much…” I am certain that it is no more than the average human being moving through life, but I do feel that it is

Father’s Day Gift (part 1)

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Blog, music | No Comments
Father’s Day Gift (part 1)

[Inscription on the inside cover of my grandfather’s diary: “To My Father, Joel Sylvanus Wallace, Pioneer”]   Of Love and Soul: Music for and by Fathers and Sons | This Father’s Day Weekend So why am I

Upcoming Event: As It Could Be, a Chamber Suite

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Blog, concert, music | No Comments

On Saturday March 19th 7:30pm, the Boston Classical Guitar Society will present an evening concert featuring my 2014 composition As It Could Be, a chamber suite for violin, viola, flute and seven guitars. As part of the

Review: Four Spanish Guitars | Soundboard, February 16, 2016

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Blog, Reviews | No Comments

Wallace, Frank. Four Extraordinary Spanish Guitars Reviewed by Al Kunze Works by Aguado, Giuliani, Schumann, Diabeli, Mertz, Tárrega, Falla and the artist. Gyre 10182, 2015 Frank Wallace is a musical Renaissance man: guitarist, lutenist, composer, singer. On