The Children’s Pillow Concerts – Celebrates Westport

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The Children's Pillow Concerts - Celebrates Local!

Admission Free -
reserved ticket required

Join us for our informal children's concerts series as we celebrate the amazing talent of renowned local artists.

Faculty Guitarist, Dan Corr performs as part of the Connecticut Guitar Festival 2024. with host David Steinhardt

Bring a pillow and sit with the performers. ....suitable for children 4 and older all concerts last around 50 minutes.

Described by the Hartford Courant as “a guitarist for music lovers to catch”, Seattle native Daniel Corr is active as a performing classical guitarist across North America and beyond. Highlights of his career include performances of major guitar concertos with the American Classical Orchestra of NYC, the Waterbury Symphony, Seattle Creative Orchestra at Benaroya Hall, and with the Auburn Symphony. He has been a featured solo recitalist at universities such as Villanova, UW Milwaukee, UK Lexington, MSU Bozeman, and at the Beijing Central Conservatory. 

Daniel’s musicianship and artistry have been recognized at guitar competitions including the 1st prize at the 12th Northwest Guitar Competition held at the University of Idaho, a top prize at the SUNY-Potsdam Crane New Music Solo Performer Competition adjudicated by composer George Crumb. In 2006, he was honored with the Certificate of Excellence from the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Daniel is a graduate of the Yale School of Music and Cornish College of the Arts with three degrees in guitar performance, where his principal teachers were Benjamin Verdery and Steven Novacek.As a guitar teacher, he currently is on the faculties of CT State Community College and the Suzuki Music School of Westport, where his students have won or placed several national guitar competitions over the years.