Guitar Brisbane presents Ziggy & Miles Johnston; an internationally award-winning duo and brothers who share a passion for music and the guitar.
About Ziggy & Miles Johnston
Ziggy and Miles Johnston both started learning guitar from early ages of 5 and 4 years old respectively and are quickly being considered two of the finest young musicians in Australia. The brothers regularly perform across Australia and are part of the Local Heroes program for Melbourne Recital Centre in 2019. As well as concerts, they maintain an active schedule of performances for corporate and private functions.
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 acclaimed counter tenor, Max Riebl. In 2018, Miles received 1st place in both the Adelaide International Guitar Festival Solo Competition and Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition.
In 2014 they released their first CD, Recollections, which was recorded at Sing Sing studios in Melbourne, and produced by Slava Grigoryan. They perform a diverse range of repertoire comprising of the standard classical guitar canon as well as works from Australia, Spain, Latin America, and jazz influenced works.
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