My preview of the Regina Symphony’s Pops Concert “Guitar Heroes”…

…which features guitarist Jack Semple, is up at the Regina LeaderPost.

It begins:

Most electric guitar players don’t get much opportunity — if any — to play with a symphony orchestra.

Most electric guitar players aren’t Jack Semple, who’s headlining the Regina Symphony Orchestra’s final Shumiatcher Pops concert of the year, Guitar Heroes, on Saturday at the Conexus Arts Centre.

“I’ve been really fortunate in the last few years,” Semple says. “They’ve been using me on their Oscars shows and Pops shows and Mozart in the Meadow and stuff.

“There are so many brilliant musicians in the orchestra,” he adds. “It’s like going to school. I’ve learned what the orchestra can do.”

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