Background

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Anne Waller has toured the United States and Europe for over 30 years as both a soloist and as a member of the Waller and Maxwell Guitar Duo performing on both modern and historical instruments.

Ms. Waller has  been presented in a wide variety of festival and concert venues including Guitar Foundation of America Festivals, Mid-America Guitar Ensemble Festivals, the ASTA National Conference in Detroit, the Rantucci International Guitar Festival, the New York Guitar Festival at Mannes, the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin, and the Festival Les Arcs as well as by guitar societies in Dallas, Chicago, Minneapolis, Memphis and North Carolina. In addition, she has performed, lectured and taught master classes at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in Europe. Ms. Waller has been featured regularly in live broadcasts on both commercial and public radio including the “Studs Terkel Show”, “Eight Forty-Eight”, “Live from WFMT” and “Live from Mayne Stage”.

As a member of the Waller and Maxwell Guitar Duo, Ms. Waller has toured extensively in Italy under the auspices of the Associazione Giovanile Musicale.

Waller and Maxwell hold the Diploma di Merito for their duo performances in Oscar Ghiglia’s master classes at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy. The Accademia awarded them the Società Italiana Autori ed Editori prize and has sponsored them in many performances throughout Tuscany. In 1982 Ms. Waller was invited to perform for Andrés Segovia in his historic master class at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Her recording, Grand Pot-Pourri, Volume 10 of the Music from Northwestern series, features the terz guitar duos of Mertz and Giuliani on historical instruments.

In 2018, the Waller and Maxwell Guitar Duo  released a new CD on Berto Records titled Favorites: Tales of Love, Loss & Magic. The recording features works by Fernando Sor, Manuel de Falla, and Robert Beaser, performed by Anne Waller and Mark Maxwell on reproduction and original nineteenth and early twentieth century guitars.

News

Bienen School announces 26th annual Segovia Classical Guitar season

September 14, 2018

Segovia Classical Guitar 25th anniversary season continues

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February 3, 2016

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Concerts & Events

Festivals & Series

March 1, 2019 7:30pm

Anne Waller, Mark Maxwell, Richard Graef, and Charles Pikler

Galvin Recital Hall