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Interview 2, Valérie Hartzell

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Interview 2, Valérie Hartzell

I caught up with Valérie shortly after a successful Classical Minds Guitar Festival (she is the festival’s Artistic Director). The interview was conducted by Zoom, and it didn’t go exactly to plan.  I had prepared a set of questions, but Valérie was far too engaging and interesting an interviewee for me to do anything but go with the flow of conversation. First, give us a little background about your education in guitar and music generally. My mother (a French national) was a classical guitarist who studied in Paris under Alberto Ponce and later at the New England Conservatory – she...

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