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Morgan Buckley

Music

Overview

  • Classical guitarist
  • Excellent repertoire of classical, jazz and pop
  • Perfroms as a solo act

Location

Morgan is based in Newcastle and is happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • 45-150min

About this Act

Morgan Buckley is an award-winning classical guitarist specialising in Spanish guitar repertoire. Performing across the UK and Ireland, Buckley's career has taken him to work with the International Guitar Foundation, International Guitar Research Centre and performed at prestigious venues including the Southbank Centre, National Gallery Trafalgar Square, the V&A Museum and Cadogan Hall. He is the best choice for the highest musical standard at incredibly good value.

Buckley made his London debut in 2012 at Cadogan Hall when, as part of the Rising Star series at the Royal College of Music, he premièred a new work by French composer Louis d’Heudieres. He received the highest awards in his Bachelor of Music in performance (DIT), Master of Music in Performance (Royal College of Music, London) and a Performance Fellowship from Trinity College, London. He has won numerous awards, scholarships and bursaries across Ireland and the UK for both performance and research.

With the support of the Richard Carne Trust, Buckley is currently a PhD candidate in Performance at the University of Cambridge.

Set List

Sample Classical/Spanish:
Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Francisco Tárrega
Asturias (Leyenda) - Isaac Albeniz
Cavatina - Stanley Myers
Romanza - Anon
Air, orch suite 3 - JS Bach
Prelude BWV 1007 - JS Bach
Granada - Isaac Albeniz
Mallorca - Isaac Albeniz
Capriccio Árabe - Francisco Tárrega
Danza Brazilia - Jorge Morel
Marieta - Francisco Tárrega
Primevera Porteña - Astor Piazzolla
Pasaje Abierto - Edin Solis
Maria - Francisco Tárrega
Étude 11 - Villa Lobos
Un Dia de Noviembre - Leo Brouwer
Mazurka in G - Francisco Tárrega
Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios - Agustin Barrios
Gymnopédie #1 - Erik Satie
Girl With the Flaxen Hair - Debussy

Sample Jazz arrangements:
Summertime - Heyward/Gershwin
Dream a Little Dream - Andre/Schwandt
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Arlen/Harburg
Someone to Watch Over Me - George/Ira Gershwin
Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Maschwitz/Sherwin
What a Difference a Day Made - Grever/Washington
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Close to You - the Carpenters
Take 5 - Desmond/Brubeck
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Medley- Beatles
Layla - Eric Clapton
Kiss from a Rose - Seal

Lineup

  • Solo classical guitar

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