Belmar, New Jersey Reopens Boardwalk After Superstorm Sandy

Belmar New Jersey reopens boardwalk that was destroyed in hurricane Sandy. On hand to celebrate are New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the Pipes & Drums of the Jersey Shore Shillelagh's. Classical & flamenco guitarist and bagpiper David Cohen is

Belmar Boardwalk ReopeningMay 22nd, 20135th & Ocean AvenueBelamr, New JerseyOn hand for the reopening ceremony for the Belmar Boardwalk that was destroyed in the October 29th Superstorm Sandy were Governor Chris Christie, Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty and Senator Bob Henendez.

Sharing the honor at the reopening ceremony were Belmars own Pipes & Drums of the Jersey Shore Shilllelaghs lead by Pipe Major John Giblin. Pictured with Governor Chris Christie are classical & flamenco guitarist and bagpiper David Cohen, along with fellow pipers Carol Benvin Bowers, Tom Carroll and Austin Mueller.

David Cohen is a multi-instrumentalist who won the 2013 JAM Award ( Jersey Acoustic Musician) for guitar instrumentalist. David Cohen was the first classical musician to be nominated in the JAM Awards. Cohen has studios (Guitar Point) in both Philadelphia and Ocean Grove, New Jersey where he teaches guitar. The Pipes & Drums of the Jersey Shore Shillelaghs are located in Belmar, New Jersey and perform throughout the state and maintain a very active performance schedule year round.

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Founded in 1995 by classical guitarist David Cohen, the mission of Guitar Point is to expand the knowledge of the possibilities on the guitar to students through teaching classical guitar technique and music along with traditional music from around the world while giving students the information they want to enjoy the guitar at each level of their learning. Guitar Point is also dedicated to expanding the knowledge of the the guitarists of all genres of music and their events in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. David Cohen is an award winning multi-instrumentalist,recording artist, educator, composer of music for the classical & flamenco guitar, a recognized Chinese pipa musician and Spanish guitarist in Philadelphia. Giving great guitar lessons