Sat, March 14, 6:30 PM

Mission Dolores

A living room groupmuse

Live classical shows in community living rooms. They're casual, friendly, and intimate, and anyone can host.

23 spots total
at this groupmuse


Minimum payment
to musicians
$3 reservation fee
Bring your
own drinks
Not accessible



Liza Xydis
4th-time host

Bring in Spring with a solo Spanish guitar concert with international award-winning guitar virtuoso, Tye Austin.
Doors open at 6:30, music will start around 7:00--enough time to get a drink and meet some new friends!
If this is your first Groupmuse, the concerts are casual, most seating is pillows on the floor, and feel free to BYOB. These concerts are a wonderful way to hear some fantastic classical musicians up close.

My house is very close to lots of public transportation, which I encourage you to take, as street parking can be challenging, and there's no parking in the driveway!

Solo Classical Guitar

Welcome, everyone!
You're all invited to attend a solo Spanish guitar concert at my place in the Castro district of San Francisco! The program will feature Spanish and Latin guitar music with international award-winning guitar virtuoso, Tye Austin. You can find more information about Tye and his program below. Feel free to bring your own beverages and a cushion to sit on. The concert will begin and end with 30-60 minutes of drinks and networking. The minimum donation is $10 per person, and 100% of the proceeds go to the featured artist. You may pay in cash, Venmo (@tyeaustin), PayPal (, or your Stripe account. I hope to see you there!

What is a Groupmuse?
A Groupmuse is a classical music house concert and party. Originally established in Paris during the late 19th century, salon or house concerts gathered people together in intimate corridors to share art, culture, and philanthropy. Groupmuse aims to continue this historical tradition in a modern context.

Spanish Romance - Anonymous
Spanish Dance No. 5 - Enrique Granados
Asturias - Isaac Albeniz
Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Francisco Tarrega
Capricho Arabe - Tarrega
Sons de Carrilhoes - Joao Pernambuco
Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 - J.S. Bach
La Catedral - Agustin Barrios (Homage to Bach)
Un Dia de Noviembre - Leo Brouwer
Bésame Mucho - Consuelo Velasquez/Arr. by Tye Austin
Girl from Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim/Arr. by Tye Austin
Manha de Carnaval - Luis Bonfa/Arr. by Tye Austin
Tango Fumar - Tye Austin

Artist bio:
Hailed by NBC News for his ability to, " the guitar like it was invented only to be in his hands," Tye Austin (age 30) is an international award-winning classical guitarist and composer currently based in Portland, OR and New York, NY. He has performed solo at Carnegie Hall, London's Royal Albert Hall, Birdland Jazz Club NYC, Rockwood Music Hall, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Britt Festival, and many other prestigious music venues. In October 2017, he performed solo for over 300 world leaders at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, NY. The following year he was invited to perform for the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, on the 73rd floor of the World Tower located on the UN Plaza in NYC. Tye was commissioned to arrange and perform 16th century French renaissance music for guitar and string quartet during the second season premiere of the Netflix Original Series, "Versailles" at the US French Embassy in NYC. In May 2019, Tye moved to Shanghai, China for a performance and teaching artist residency at the iSchool of Music-Shanghai. He's currently touring the Pacific Northwest before embarking on a six-month tour of the South Caribbean Islands as the Principal Classical Guitarist onboard Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line's Adventure of the Seas starting April 25, 2020.

Tye received his Master of Music Degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, where he studied with Andres Segovia's last direct pupil Eliot Fisk. Tye furthered his classical guitar studies with Grammy-winner, Sharon Isbin at The Juilliard School in Manhattan. He also studied flamenco guitar with David Martinez at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Granada, Spain. Tye is proudly sponsored by Savage Classical Guitar and D'Addario Strings. His debut album, Andalusia: Spanish Guitar Music, was self-produced and released on Rogue Records Label in 2018. His next album, Syncopado Americano, will feature obscure Latin American guitar works and is set to be released this summer. You can sample Tye's music and find more information about him at

Check out one of Tye's latest music videos filmed on a rooftop in NYC:



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