CELLO & CLASSICAL GUITAR TUITION for beginners and advanced
in Katoomba and Mudgee
ph. 02 4782 5440 or email georgcello @ hotmail.com

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Welcome to  www.georgcello.com   -   Homepage of Georg Mertens  -  cello & guitar
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 "Cello & Chocolate"     Gingerbread  House  Katoomba

  Cello concerts
  in historic churches
  of NSW

  'One Time off' 
  Cello Lessons
 
  Weekend

   House
   Concerts

  Sheet music
  & Free
  Cello-Method

 The
 
Paganini Duo

  CD's -
  Purchase &        Downloads


 The Six Suites for Cello Solo
  by J.S. Bach
  History - Analysis - interpretation

 Harmonic Analysis of
  Preludes 1 & 3

  An Analysis of
  BOW TECHNIQUE

  The SONG  of the
  AUSTRALIAN MAGPIE

 Jenolan Caves Concerts
  History & Acoustics



Poems by
Georg Mertens
Poems by Han Shan
(Cold Mountain)
edited by Georg Mertens

Sam Mertens
Metalsmith / Jewellery

Sian Thomas Ceramics  
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CELLO & CLASSICAL GUITAR TUITION for beginners and advanced
in Katoomba and Mudgee
ph. 02 4782 5440 or email georgcello @ hotmail.com


PLEASE NOTE:
Due to the conditions set by the current management
the concerts at Jenolan Cave's Cathedral Chamber sadly finished in December 2013

with our 341st concert (last concert sold out)
We wish to thank our 15 000 visitors, which whom we could share over 16 years experiencing fabulous music in the amazing place famous for the world's purest acoustics!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2016

Concerts with Georg Mertens & Friends

(note: gluten free / vegan options available for dessert at "Cello & Chocolate")

KATOOMBA
Saturday 2 April 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
Soiree for 2 cellos
Georg Mertens & Ella Jamieson
Josophan's Gingerbread House


ILFORD
Sunday 3  April - 3 pm
Former Uniting / Presbyterian Church
TWO CELLO'S
Georg Mertens & Ella Jamieson
(for program / map click here)
admission by donation

KATOOMBA
Sat. / Sun.   9 & 10 April
'One Time off' Cello Lessons Weekend
for beginners & advanced
* Cello Taster - A "try the cello" lesson
* Polishing pieces & technique
* The Bach cello Suites

KATOOMBA
Saturday 14 May 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
The Paganini Duo - Baroque to Gypsy
Josophan's Gingerbread House


RYDAL
Sunday 15  May - 2 pm
Union Church / Bathurst St
The Paganini Duo - Baroque to Gypsy
(for program / map click here)
Tickets: $25


KATOOMBA
Saturday 25 June 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
Georg Mertens & Phil Braithwaite
Cello & Flute Favourites
Josophan's Gingerbread House


KATOOMBA
Sat. / Sun.  2 & 3 July
'One Time off' Cello Lessons Weekend
- cancelled because of being on election day!


BATHURST
Sunday 31 July - 2.30 pm
All Saints Cathedral
Gavin Tipping - organ / piano & Georg Mertens - cello
Bach, Kol Nidrei, Haydn, Dvorak cello concertos


KATOOMBA
Saturday 6 August 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
Cello & Guitar - From Beethoven to Brazil
Georg Mertens & Giuseppe Zangari
Josophan's Gingerbread House


SPRINGWOOD
Sunday 4 September - 2 pm
Presbyterian Church Hall
Cello solos - Georg Mertens

KATOOMBA
Sat. / Sun. 24 & 25 September
'One Time off' Cello Lessons Weekend
for beginners & advanced
* Cello Taster - A "try the cello" lesson (all ages)
Masterclass: Polishing pieces & technique
* Bach cello Suites


KATOOMBA
Saturday 17 September 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
Cello solos - Bach & own compositions -
with Georg Mertens
Josophan's Gingerbread House


CANOWINDRA
Saturday 8 October - 3 pm
All Saints Anglican Church
Cello - Georg & Jared Killey - guitar
Tickets at the door:
Adults $25 / Conc $20 /
school aged children free


O'CONNEL
Sunday 9 October - 3 pm
St Thomas
Cello - Georg & Jared Killey - guitar
Adults $25 / Conc $20 /
school aged children free


ILFORD
Sunday 6 November - 3 pm
Former Uniting / Presbyterian Church
Cello - Georg & Heathcliffe Auchinachie - guitar
(for program / map click here)
admission by donation

KATOOMBA
Saturday 19 November 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate" - CONCERT & DESSERT
Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi for 2 cellos
Georg Mertens & Trish McMeekin
Josophan's Gingerbread House

Cello & Chocolate 19 November 7.30 pm - 2 cellos


I want to express special thanks to my web designer friends Clayton Wakefield, Simon Clough, Tim Mahony and Paul Smith for their invaluable contribution to this project.

copyright - Georg Mertens

Founder of the following series:
Concerts in the Cave in the Cathedral Chamber at Jenolan Caves
Concerts at Loumax Gallery (today Nolan on Lovel)
Rainforest Recitals at Scenic World
Cello & Chocolate at the Gingerbread House Katoomba
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW

 
 
     
   

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