Concert Tickets

Guitar Initiative presents

Joseph Palmer

Live in Concert

Saturday, July 1, 2023

THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT.  Please email us for more information on the next guitar education opportunity here in Houston.

7:00pm (Wine & Cheese hour)

8:00pm (Concert lasting approx 1 hour)

With special guests:  Students of the Summer Guitar Conservatory 2023

Tickets are $25 each.


Private Residence

(Address to be given in email confirmation).

The Heights, Houston, Texas.

With your host: Marc Garvin

This special event is a fundraising concert supporting guitar education throughout the Houston area. 

Joseph Palmer has earned a reputation as one of the most captivating and dynamic young performers on the American guitar scene. Over the years, he has been awarded 16 prizes in international guitar competitions and has been a featured soloist throughout the U.S. and abroad. 

Joseph devotes himself to sharing classical music with diverse populations and is a passionate advocate for music's potential to inspire and transform. In 2015, he joined the team at Austin Classical Guitar, and gives over 50 interactive concerts each year throughout the public schools, retirement communities, juvenile detention centers, and other communities in the greater Austin area.

As an extension of his work with ACG, Joseph is the co-creator of the world’s first classical guitar educational resource for students with blindness/visual impairment, which was launched in Summer 2018 ( 

Joseph is the guitar instructor at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He also runs a robust private studio of young guitarists in Austin. Joseph holds three degrees in music performance; a Bachelors from Columbus State University, along with Master and Doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Seating is General Admission.

Guitar Initiative is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting guitar education in schools and in the community.

This concert is a benefit concert to raise money for the Summer Guitar Conservatory classical guitar camp for June 2024 as well as other in school programs of the Guitar Initiative.  The Conservatory is free for students and builds student confidence through training, ensemble rehearsal and performance.

Marc Garvin will be your host for the evening.

Tickets are available for this event.  THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT.

If you want to DONATE to the Houston Guitar Initiative, then you may click the Donate button below, but tickets are no longer available.

To purchase your tickets now, please click the "Donate" button below and donate $25 for each ticket you would like to purchase.   

(After your donation, you will receive a receipt email.  Parking is free at the venue.  Physical tickets are not needed, please simply check-in at the welcome table at the venue.)

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Guitar Initiative is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting guitar education in schools and in the community.

Thank you for enjoying the guitar and supporting local guitar education!

We hope to continue to share amazing talent with you.  And to connect people through the power of music.