We are a small Episcopal Church on the banks of the Rappahannock in Port Royal, Virginia. We acknowledge that we gather on the traditional land of the first people of Port Royal, the Nandtaughtacund, who are still here, and we honor with gratitude the land itself and the life of the Rappahannock Tribe. Our mission statement is to do God’s Will in all that we do.

Save the Date! Portland Guitar Duo April 19, 2024

They will be performing at St. Peter’s, Friday, April 19 at 7pm, performing music written for two guitars.

The Portland Guitar Duo are James Manuele and Foti Lycouridis and have been playing together since 1999. Their repertoire is broad and covers the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and 20th Century periods. They specialize in guitar music written for two guitars and in recent years have added other string instruments.

Born in California, James Manuele began playing the guitar at age eleven. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Mansfield University, where he also studied voice and viola. Later, he earned his Masters of Music in Guitar Performance at Portland State University and has taught in colleges -Clark College in Vancouver and at Concordia in Portland.

Foti Lycouridis was born in Egypt of Greek parents. In 1981, he started his music education at the University of Portland. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance and a Master’s in Music Theory. He also can perform on a 10-string guitar and Baroque lute.

A. Here is a 3 minute summary of the Duo:

B. Live

1. Part 1 of a set for the Portland Community Media.

2. Part 2 of a set for the Portland Community Media.

3. Miller’s Dance

4. At Oregon State University