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Latest news:

* New publication: 10 Christmas Carols for the Classical Guitar, arranged by Rafael Scarfullery. Check it out in my compositions page.

* The 2017
Charlottesville Guitar Festival & Competition as a success. I'd like to thank to all the artists, competitors, patrons and the audience. The next festival & competition will on September 29, 2018, at The Haven.

Charlottesville Classical Guitar Concert Series continues. Next concert is this coming Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 7pm, at The Haven (112 Market Street, Charlottesville, Virginia). I hope you can come and bring guests. The purpose of this concert series is to share new classical guitar music in Charlottesville. Watch here the Guitar Concert on July 6, 2017.

* New classical guitar festival in Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at The Haven: 2017 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival and Competition. Register to participate. There will be concerts by top guitarists, workshops and more.

* Check out the new website for classical guitar related activities in Charlottesville, VA:

* Check out the Beatty Guitar Competition in Washington DC in March 10-13, 2017. The repertoire includes 3 guitar pieces that I composed for the 3 levels and that you can download for free. Any young guitarist from the Washington DC metropolitan area can participate.

* If you'd like to have a Christmas classical guitar concert at your church or community, I'm available this December, 2017. You can watch a sample video here.

* Christmas guitar music: You can purchase 3 different guitar collections for the Christmas Season: 1) 20 Christmas Carols for the intermediate and advanced guitarist. 2) Carols 1-31 for solo guitar. 3) 24 Easy Christmas Carols for the beginning guitarist. Available as PDF and paper print in my Compositions Page.

* New publication: Sonata Sentimental for solo guitar in 4 movements. Commmissioned and dedicated to Matt Palmer, who just released his CD featuring this sonata and other composers' works. Here's his CD promotional video: (1. Lento Espressivo, Allegro; 2. Andante Espressivo; 3. Vivace Giocoso; 4. Vivace).

* New publication: Herta's Garden for guitar. The songs in this collection were inspired and composed during tranquil moments in a beautiful and colorful garden in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia.

* Watch a new video of my guitar Sonata Romntica in 3 movements: (Allegro Moderato, Lento Cantabile, Allegro Vivace). Please, share it if you like it.

I love music and it's the principal channel through which I carry out my purpose in life and try to make a little positive contribution. I'm a professional musician in several areas: classical guitar (my principal training), composition, orchestral/choral conducting, organ, church music, and therapeutic music. In this website you can watch my music videos, listen to my CD's and buy them, see samples of my compositions, and buy scores and guitar tabs of my compositions and arrangements.

I live in Charlottesville, Virginia, and I perform regularly in Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia. I also travel for performances anywhere in the USA and abroad. What else do I do?
Music director and organist at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville, VA.
Teach guitar at Sweet Briar College and Randolph College.
Play therapeutic guitar music for patients at the UVA Medical Center.
Teach private guitar lessons in my guitar studio in Charlottesville.
Compose music and sell it in this website as PDF.

Thanks for visiting! Have a wonderful day!

"...he showed his fine mastery of the guitar..." (Hoy, 27/5/98)

"...gathered the biggest applause from the emotive audience..." (Hoy, 14/11/99)

" of the most important concert artists of Classical music in this country (Dominican Republic)..." (Listn Diario, 14/3/2000)

"...your interpretation of my music is perfect..." Rafael (Bullumba) Landestoy (11/2/03)

"The soothing and peaceful melody of Rafael Scarfullery's classical guitar left the audience amazed" (Eco Latino (28/2/06)


Copyright 2012 Rafael Scarfullery