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Clelia Reardon
CLASSICAL GUITARIST

The uniqueness of Clelia Reardon's instrument allows for an elegant ambiance, whether the occasions is indoors or out. Her music is an elegant mix of Baroque and Classical that provides a beautiful backdrop for Charleston's historical sites. Her goal is to make your occasion as unique and as special as possible.

Clelia has performed for many wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and reception parties, including most of Charleston's historical sites, major resorts, country clubs, plantations and gardens.

She is available as a solo guitarist, in a duo (flute and guitar) or trio (flute, cello and guitar). Clelia prides herself in upholding a standard of professional excellence and in being responsible, punctual and easy to work with.


ABOUT CLELIA REARDON

A local Charlestonian, Clelia Reardon has more that 20 years of performing experience in solo as well as chamber music. She has studied with some of the worlds' most renowned Classical guitarists and has participated in many classes and workshops.

Clelia is a member of the Guitar Foundation of America, the International Classical Guitar foundation, the International Classical Guitar foundation, the Piedmont Guitar Society and the Palmetto Guitar Society. Locally she has appeared on television and radio as well as many local concerts and recital series. Clelia has enjoyed performing in most of Charleston's Historical sites, major resorts, country clubs, plantations, gardens, and reception sites both indoors and out.

Clelia's musical studies have been in musical education as well as guitar performance. She has studied with Christopher Berg at University of South Carolina and Michael Polous at the College of Charleston and done multiple master classes with some of the world's most renowned guitarists such as Fredrick Hand of Mannes College in New York, as well as Andrew York of the Los Angels Guitar Quartet. She has performed solo guitar since she was 16 years old and is versatile in multiple styles of guitar including Classical, Jazz, and Popular.

Clelia is also a composer and arranger. Some of her critically acclaimed original compositions have been  featured and choreographed with the Robert Ivey Ballet Company. She has been featured on eight recordings, done multiple Piccolo Spoleto performances since its premier year, and performed more than 30 local Broadway shows with some of Charleston's finest theater companies such as Robert Ivey, Footlight Players, the Charleston Stage Company at the Dock Street theater, and the College of Charleston Theater Department. Clelia has participated as an artist in resident for the Charleston and Berkeley County School Arts programs.

Even with her busy concert schedule, Clelia found time to open her own teaching studio and retail store with her husband Bob. After over a dozen years in business they have moved to a new location with four guitar instructors.


AUDIO SAMPLES

Air On A G String

Ave Maria

Bridal Chorus

Canon In D

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Sleepers Wake

Trumpet Tune

Trumpet Voluntary

Variation On The Theme Romanza

Wedding March


Audio Samples