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Recent lecture-recitals include the following:


Traditional Arab Music in the Egyptian Composers Project

53A Olson Hall, UCDavis – Davis, CA, June 4, 2018

Music Recital Hall, Cal State Poly  – Pomona, CA, June 1, 2018

Organ Studio, UCLA – LA, CA, May 31, 2018

CSUSB – San Bernardino, CA May 29, 2018

Reynaldo Hahn & Erik Satie: Contrasting Contemporaries

Choral Room, Cal Poly Pomona – Pomona, CA, Sept. 25, 2015

Organ Studio, UCLA – Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 24, 2015


500 Years of Spanish Guitar: Changing Culture & Music

Alexandria Bibliotheca - Alexandria, Egypt, June 11, 2015


The Art of Transcription 

Sharjah Art Gallery, American University in Cairo – Cairo, Egypt, May 9, 2013


Guitar Festival

Alexandria Bibliotheca, Alexandria, Egypt

March 9, 2018


Sight-Reading for Guitar: A New Resource was attended by twenty-five guitar students from Alexandria and Cairo, ages 8-30 years. I previewed Sight-Reading for Guitar: The Keep Going Method and worked with students to improve their practice by exploring a variety of attitudes and behaviors while sight-reading.

Two Days of Pure Guitar Pleasure Festival

Alexandria Bibliotheca, Alexandria, Egypt

June 12, 2015


The Love of Play was attended by twenty-five guitar students from Alexandria and Cairo, ages 8-30 years. They performed works ranging from beginning to intermediate levels. We focused on right-hand technique, posture, balance, relaxation, stage presence and rhythm. Students were also encouraged to envision the architecture of their pieces and play according to the demands of each section.



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Her ProcessHosted by Jo Bozarth.

Jo and Chelsea discuss 'play' vs 'practice'.

The Rundown. Hosted by Ahmed Refai.

Ahmed and Chelsea discuss her new sight-reading method.

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