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Dec. 8, 2013, 3pm, CSUS Capistrano Hall
Our annual Holiday Concert
See these great artists at the "acoustically perfect"
Starbucks Regular and Decaf Coffee, cream, cups, sugars and stirrers generously donated from the Starbucks store at 2100 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95826 Howe & Arden)
See one of our concert programs for a
complete listing of individual sponsors.
626 E. Bidwell Street, Folsom
(916) 983-0763, open Tues-Sat.
Oct. 6, 8pm
Oct. 7, 2pm
Nov. 3, 8pm
Nov. 4, 2pm
March 2, 8pm
March 3, 2pm
Additional Non-SGS Area Guitar Concerts & Festivals
Remaining 2013-2014 Concert Season:
February 8 Rovshan Mamedkuliev GFA winner from Russia, Foothill Presbyterian Church March 8 - 9 10th annual GuitarFest March 8 Salome Sandoval from Venezuela, Le Petit Trianon Theatre March 9 Edwardo Minozzi Costa from Brazil, Le Petit Trianon Theatre April 20 Jean-Francois Desrosby from France, Le Petit Trianon Theatre May 11 Showcase Concert - Matthew Fish- classical guitar, Samantha Wells - classical guitar, and the Spanish Beat - Francois, Rodrigo, Renslow Trio, Theatre on San Pedro Square
We are also doing Outreach to schools with the support of a grant from the Arts Council Silicon Valley, will present 4 master classes and 6-8 Library presentations. - details are on our website -
Planned concert dates at Le Petit Trianon for 2014-15:
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 1:30 Saturday, Oct.11, 2014 7:30pm Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 7:30pm Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:30pm Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:00pm Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:30pm Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:30pm The CSUB Music Program is pleased to announce Guitar Day III will be held on January 25, 2014 on the Campus of CSU Bakersfield. This day-long event is part of the CSUB Guitar Arts Series and is designed to bring young, aspiring guitarists of all styles and ages to CSUB for a day of Master Classes, solo and ensemble rehearsals, and recitals led by Jim Scully and Roger Allen Cope and our 2014 guest artist - Iren Arutyunyan. This diverse set of events is a great opportunity for guitar enthusiasts from the region to come to our campus and participate in a day of guitar-centric activities.
Best of all - each daytime activity is FREE of charge for attendees, auditors, students, and family.
The evening command performance recital is FREE for attendees and only $5 for friends or family members who might want to join us!
CALL FOR ENTRIES
2014 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition Attracting competitors from all over the world, the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition is the most prestigious guitar competition in the Southern Hemisphere. The prize pool totals more than AUD$32,000, including a $10,000 and a Jim Redgate Guitar valued at USD$16000 as the First Prize! Applications open 30 September 2013 Full competition details, including application guidelines and scores for compulsory pieces are available here Applications close 6 December 2013
1st Allegro International Guitar Competition, to be held in Dallas in early 2014.
The 2014 Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition will take place June 20-25 in Los Angeles, California. Also, the Guitar Foundation of America is now accepting applications for the Ensemble Showcase at the 2014 GFA Convention & Competition, taking place at CSU-FULLERTON June 20-25, 2014. You may find the application and instructions for submissions on the GFA web site at this link: https://guitarfoundation.site-ym.com/?page=2014EnsShow
The application deadline is December 1, 2013.
WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE ON JULY 4th 2014 IN EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA, CÁDIZ (SPAIN)
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Announcing the 2013-14 Concert Season at Harris Center for the Arts (formerly Three Stages)
Tickets on sale June 1st, $12-$39. SGS Member Discounts 10% per concert, 20% for Season Subscription
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A look back at the 2012-13 Concert Season at Three Stages
January 19, 2014 Meeting at CSUS, Orchestra Rehearsal, Concert by Michael Nigro
February meeting break, off for Presidents' Day Weekend
March 16, 2014 Meeting at CSUS, Orchestra Rehearsal
April 27, 2014 Meeting at CSUS, Orchestra Rehearsal, Love Oak Waldorf School Guitar program
May 3, 2014 Isaac Bustos – Top Prize in a dozen international competitions – 8pm at Harris Center for the Arts/ Three Stages at Folsom Lake College
May 4, 2014 Isaac Bustos – Top Prize in a dozen international competitions – 2pm at Harris Center for the Arts/ Three Stages at Folsom Lake College
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Three Stages at Folsom Lake College is now renamed
HARRIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Five amazing weekends in the 100 seat Scott-Skillman Recital Hall,
the ideal listening environment for unamplified guitar!
or phone (916) 608-6888
SGS is grateful for the support of
January 19, 2014, 3pm, CSUS Capistrano Hall
5 CDs. “blistering technique...massive sound...unyielding fascinating repertoire... it is certain that Michael Anthony Nigro has arrived. Each moment is filled with passion, grace, and beauty through his finely crafted program. The world at large needs to hear Michael...”
-David Isaacs, Long Beach Classical Guitar Society
September 15, 2013, 3pm, CSUS Capistrano Hall
"Celia Linde is extremely gifted ...
her technique is excellent and her musicianship exact, noble and expressive!"
Ahead on the SGS Calendar
ALMA NOVA DUO SATURDAY FEB. 1, 8PM
Annual Holiday Concert Dec. 8!