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See these great artists at the "acoustically perfect"
Scott-Skillman Recital Hall at HARRIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS at Folsom Lake College
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
SATURDAY MAY 2, 7pm DOORS OPEN 5:30 ANDY McKEE @ HARLOW'S 2708 J ST. SAC. WWW.HARLOWS.COM, tickets
House concerts in Shingle Springs - info firstname.lastname@example.org - announced dates:
May 2, 2015, Walnut Creek, California
Featuring Christina Sandsengen with Duo SF
Classical Gala West presents premier Music Events and more in beautiful locations in the
American West. Events include Concerts, Festivals, Competitions, and Educational Events.
Davis Arts Center’s 6th Annual Classical Guitar Concert Series continues with performances by Yuri Liberzon, yuriguitar.com, on May 2; and Tatiana Senderowicz on June 13. 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
Sat • May 16, 2015 • 8PM and Sun • May 17, 2015 • 2PM
GFA 2015 Competition Dates
The XXXIII International Concert Artist Competition will take place from June 23-28, 2015. The required piece is the first movement of the Second Sonata on Shakespearean Characters (Royal Winter Music): Sir Andrew Aguecheek by Hans Werner Henze, written in 1979 and published by Schott in 1983.
The XI International Youth Competition will take place from June 26-28, 2015. Mark your calendars and join us at the lovely facilities of Oklahoma City University!
May 11, 2016 SGS members perform for Music At Noon series at Westminster Presbyterian Church
McAllister Keller Guitar Duo will be performing back-to-back concerts in Sacramento in about 6 weeks (May 16 at Trinity Cathedral and May 17 at St. Andrew's in Antelope). We are presenting an eclectic program that we have entitled, Songs: Old and New, which explores the concept of song from the Renaissance to the present day. In addition to our guitar playing, we also arrange and compose our own compositions; and it so happens that I will be singing as well.
Alexander Stroud in concert
2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 30th, 2015
Mountain View High School Theater
3535 Truman Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
with 24 Strings, as heard on NPR's From the Top:
Ashwin Krishna, Chase Onodera, Nicholas Padmanabhan, Alexander Stroud
Ashwin Krishna, guitar & Noah Doeden, cello -all are welcome - refreshments to follow
Tuesday July 7th, 2015 (7-7-15)
Matthew Grasso’s Ninth Annual Celebration of the 7-String Guitar
Location: Davis Arts Center
1919 F St. Davis, CA 95616
Time: 7:07 PM
Matthew Grasso - modified raga guitar, extended 7-string guitar
Nate Lopez - 7-string guitar
Steve Oda - sarod (25-stringed Indian instrument)
Nick Vest - 20-course harp-guitar
Matthew Foley - extended 7-string guitar
Harry Stoddard - extended 7-string guitar
William Rossel - tabla (Indian percussion)
Ayame - hand bells
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Sacramento Guitar Society's 2013-14 Concert Season at Harris Center for the Arts (formerly Three Stages)
Reserved seat tickets, $12-$39. SGS Member Discounts 10% per concert
Click photos for artist links and information.
A look back at the 2012-13 Concert Season at Three Stages
Concerts, Meetings, Rehearsals, Festivals, Masterclasses - a celebration of guitar!
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Dates scheduled for upcoming SGO rehearsals are:
(all Sundays, 1:45pm)
April 19 Sac Prep Music Academy
Michael Chapdelaine, National Fingerstyle Champion
Valentine's Day February 14 8pm -
Motoshi Kosako, Jazz Harpist, opening.
Harris Center for the Arts, Folsom. BUY
Oct. 4 Folsom 8pm
Oct. 5 Sacramento 3pm
April 12 3pm, First United Methodist Church,
Looking back at Sacramento Guitar Society's 2014-15 Concert Season
Reserved seat tickets, $12-$39. SGS Member Discounts 20% per concert. Click photos for artist links and information.
Roland Dyens Oct. 4,
Michael Chapdelaine February 14
Dyens was incredible, amazing!
Take your Valentine!
Eliot Fisk, Guitar Hero!
IT WAS MARVELOUS!
Motoshi Kosako, Jazz Harpist
APRIL SGS MEETING:
Join us at 3823 V. Street in Sacramento, CA Sunday APRIL 19TH for an open stage session at 3pm. Observe a rehearsal of the Sacramento Guitar Society Orchestra at 1:30.
Free will donations cover costs.
Visit our sponsor Kremona USA
DONE - Young Artists Showcase!
March 15th we we're back at Capistrano Hall at Sac State, Room 151, with a special event, a young artists showcase with very talented guitarists from the Bay Area and Sacramento. We had a big turnout and a great concert.
11 year old Conor Padmanabhan lstudies classical guitar at San Francisco Conservatory with Scott Cmiel
14 year old Nicolas Padmanabhan studies classical guitar at San Francisco Conservatory with Scott Cmiel
Alex Bonilla and Gabe Rogers, students of Jeanne Johnson at Kline Music in Sacramento.
11 year old Simon Minami studies classical guitar with Yuri Liberzon in the South Bay Area.
12 year old Yatin Bhat studies classical guitar with Yuri Liberzon in the South Bay Area.
This month we meet at The Grange Hall Sunday April 19 at 3pm for an open mic. 3830 U Street Sacramento, CA 95817. (916) 207-5678. Free will donations at the door help cover rent and insurance. Bring your guitar or just show up and check it out.
The guitar orchestra rehearsal opens at 1:30.
DONATE TO SGS AND OTHER ARTS NON-PROFIT TUESDAY MAY 5TH - 24 HOURS ONLY!
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 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 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 has found a passion and groove like no other. He consistently creates palatable compositions with excellent musicality and freshness in the ear.
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 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 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 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.tp://www.mendocinoguitarfestival.com/
$5 off Sacramento Guitar Society members (at the door only)
SUNDAY APRIL 19, 5PM