Guitar Brisbane presents Ziggy & Miles Johnston; an internationally award-winning duo and brothers who share a passion for music and the guitar. Ziggy & Miles Johnston are quickly being considered two of the finest young musicians in Australia. Their concert will feature exciting arrangements of pieces by Beethoven, Boccherini and Rossini as well as works by York, Westlake and Houghton.
About Ziggy & Miles Johnston
Internationally award-winning guitar brothers Ziggy & Miles Johnston are renowned for passionate performances of diverse repertoire – crisscrossing the standard classical guitar canon with music from Australia, Spain and Latin America, and jazz influenced works. They have been working closely with the Melbourne Recital centre for the past three years. As well as co-presenting concerts in the Primrose Potter Salon, the duo has performed for the centre’s 7th Annual Gala Dinner, regional touring program, “Music Always” tour program and numerous other functions. They are the youngest musicians to ever be part of their Local Heroes concert series with two concerts in the Primrose Potter Salon during 2019. Outside of the Melbourne Recital Centre, they constantly organise their own concerts for venues and music societies across Australia, including Guitar Brisbane, the Barwon Heads Fine Music Society, the Canberra Classical Guitar Society and the Albury Chamber Music Festival. Ziggy and Miles have also performed at functions for organisations including the National Gallery of Victoria, the Private Wealth Network, Melbourne Museum, the Court of Appeals and Monash University. For Monash University the brothers have performed both solo and as a duo for countless graduations, award nights and functions, including events for the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.
As a duo, they are starting to expand internationally and received 3rd place in the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America International Ensemble Artist Competition. As soloists, Ziggy received 2nd place Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition in 2015 and 2016, and continually performs with the acclaim counter tenor, Max Riebl, and has performed as a soloist with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic. In 2018, Miles received 1st place in both the Adelaide International Guitar Festival Solo Competition and Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition. Most recently they were both accepted to study Master of Music at the Juilliard School in New York City, commencing in September this year. In 2014 their first CD, Recollections, was recorded at Sing Sing studios in Melbourne and produced by Slava Grigoryan, whom the brothers have been studying with for numerous years.
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