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Locations for meetings, open stage and orchestra rehearsals
CSUS in Capistrano Hall, Room 151 on campus, or 

Sac Prep Music Academy. 3823 V. Street Sacramento, CA 95817: (916) 207-5678

Programs immediately follow Sacramento Guitar Orchestra rehearsals from 1:30 -2:50pm.
Refreshments and Starbucks coffee provided.

Our last concert of the 2014-15 season was Sunday May 17th. We're taking a break from monthly meetings until August and orchestra rehearsals until July. 

Watch this space for updates. Our Spring Concert featured the Sacramento Guitar Society Orchestra, directed by Sean O'Connor, supported by the Live Oak Waldorf School guitar class in Auburn, led by Nan Shaw, Raphael Carpenter, students of the Sac Prep Music Academy led by Ben McClara, and Daniel Roest. About 100 people were in the audience.
IN SAN FRANCISCO: DYNAMITE GUITARS - OMNI FOUNDATION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

IN SAN FRANCISCO: SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY

IN SAN JOSE: SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY-  OVER 50 EVENTS PER YEAR -  FESTIVAL, CONCERTS & MASTER CLASSES

LA GUITARRA CALIFORNIA FESTIVAL 2015! The dates are September 25, 26, & 27   
Roland Dyens and many more great artists.

CLASSICAL GALA WEST: Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival, Walnut Creek Guitar Series and the Palo Alto Guitar Series

MENDOCINO GUITAR FESTIVAL AUGUST 23-29

SAN FRANCISCO: 3rd International Guitar Competition Maurizio Biasini, at SFCM Jan. 14-17, 2016, Reg. by Aug.31, 2015. 

The Parkening International Guitar Competition will be held from May 26-30, 2015.

Guitar-centered House concerts in Shingle Springs - info ssoperahouse-on@mail-list.com - announced dates:
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   Sunday, June 7, 3:30pm and 7pm– Pat Donohue www.patdonahue.com
    Saturday, July 11, 7:30pm – Doug Smith www.dougsmithguitar.com
    Friday, October 23, 8pm – Bill Staines www.acousticmusic.com/staines


June 13, 7pm. Davis Arts Center’s 6th Annual Classical Guitar Concert Series continues with Tatiana Senderowicz. Davis Arts Center members receive a 10% discount on tickets purchased in advance. Discount does not apply to children’s tickets. For more information on the series and to purchase tickets, visit www.davisartscenter.org/events/classical-guitar-concert-series/  or call 530-756-4100. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors, and $5 children 12 and under.  
Contact: Erie Vitiello, Executive Director
530-756-4100, erie@davisartscenter.org www.davisartscenter.org

Saturday June 27, 2015, 7PMTRIO SEVEN. St. Paul’s Church, 1430 J street, Sacramento 95814
Admission $15 General; $10 Student trioseven.com
Come enjoy an evening of classical masterworks, including Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, and selections from Falla’s El Amor Brujo. The program will also include works by Rachmaninov, Bach, Gismonti, Grasso, and popular movie themes.

Founded in 2010, Trio Seven is an all Extended 7-string guitar ensemble that covers a range of styles, including baroque, romantic, classical, impressionist, and improvisatory.

Trio Seven seeks to expand and elevate the repertory of guitar ensemble through lucid transcriptions and original works.
Its current members are Matthew Grasso, Harry Stoddard, and Matthew Foley.

Matthew Grasso, Classical Guitarist and Composer, 530-759-9071, Website:matthewgrasso.com

August 23rd-29th Mendocino Guitar Festival 
Andrew York  
Andrew York is one of classical guitars crowned jewels. Having a rich history in classical guitar and jazz expect a high degree of experience to draw from during your workshops.  

Ed Gerhard  
Ed Gerhard is one of fingerstyle guitars greatest tone masters. Taking a simple set of changes whether soulful or contemporary he will coax and finesse endless color out of each note.  

Macyn Taylor  
Macyn Taylor is a rising presence in the fingerstyle world. She trained with John Stropes at UWM and is a frequent performer at fingerstyle guitar festivals and concerts.  

Maneli Jamal  
Maneli Jamal has found a passion and groove like no other. He consistently creates palatable compositions with excellent musicality and freshness in the ear.  

Michael Chapdelaine  
Michael Chapedelaine is without a doubt the beach surfer guitar genius in the crowd. Having studied with Segovia this gifted player has a rich vocabulary of techniques for creating jaw dropping interpretations of classic gems.  

Muriel Anderson  
Muriel Anderson began with and picked up where Chet Atkins left off. A consummate artist she has created an impressive catalog of compositions and recordings during her career. The queen of the craft she is well worth spending time with.  

Tony McManus  
Tony McManus is one of the legends in the Celtic tradition who has taken his musical skill to a rare level of excellence. He has arranged Mingus in DADGAD, plays Bach on occasion, and mastered the Scottish "Shiver" with his thumb.  

William Coulter  
William Coulter is deeply rooted in Irish music and culture. Classically trained on guitar and aligned with the pure traditions of Ireland Bill produces a sonic feast for the ears in his arrangements and performances.

www.mendocinoguitarfestival.com/  


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SACRAMENTO GUITAR SOCIETY ORCHESTRA

Join us at 3823 V. Street in Sacramento, CA and CSUS Capistrano Hall to observe a rehearsal or join in with the Sacramento Guitar Society Orchestra at 1:30.
Free will donations cover costs. (916) 207-5678, Sean O'Connor, Director. 
Please also see the SGSO's webpage within this site.
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Oct. 24 and Feb. 13:
George Sakellariou &
Jon Mendle October 24th
Two-Time Grammy winner Laurence Juber & 
Peppino D'Agostino Feb. 13th
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