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Location for meetings and orchestra rehearsals: CSUS Sacramento in Capistrano Hall, Room 151 or Sac Prep Music Academy. 3823 V. Street Sacramento, CA 95817: (916) 207-5678.
Programs immediately follow Sacramento Guitar Orchestra rehearsals from 2-3pm. Refreshments and Starbucks coffee provided.
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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
The Nicholson Music Company gives SGS members 15% off on sheet music.
626 E. Bidwell Street, Folsom
(916) 983-0763, open Tues-Sat.
Johannes Möller
SWEDEN
Oct. 6, 8pm
Oct. 7, 2pm
Thibault Cauvin
FRANCE
Nov. 3, 8pm
Nov. 4, 2pm
Grisha Goryachev
RUSSIA
Feb. 2, 8pm
Paul Galbraith
SWITZERLAND
March 2, 8pm
March 3, 2pm
The Beijing Guitar Duo
CHINA
April  7, 2pm
IN SAN FRANCISCO: DYNAMITE GUITARS - OMNI FOUNDATION FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

IN SAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY CALENDAR

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

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

Fri., Sept. 19, 8pm, Pepino D'Agostino House concert  in Shingle Springs
info/RSVP Shingle Springs Opera House <dcthomas [at] directcon.net>

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Classical Guitarist Gabe Becker and Friends  - 12
:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sacramento, CA 95814 (Music at Noon Series)

Friday, October 10, 2014 7:30 PM  William Kanengiser recital at Sonoma State University

Wednesday, Nov 12 Guitarist Jon Spivack & Friends play jazz and swing - 12:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sacramento, CA 95814 (Music at Noon Series)

​November 22 7pm  YURI LIBERZON at The Strum Shop, Roseville. $15 general, $13 SGS Members Discount

House concerts in Shingle Springs - info ssoperahouse-on@mail-list.com - announced dates:
​Friday September 19 at 8:00 pm., Peppino D'Agostino
Friday November 7 8pm Chris Proctor
Dec. 14 Acoustic Guitar Summit
​Mar 15. Steve & Cindy
April 15-19 time frame Tim and Myles Thompson - more details forthcoming

http://arts.pepperdine.edu/parkening/

The Parkening International Guitar Competition will be held from May 26-30, 2015. Eligible classical guitarists age 30 or under are invited to apply. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEB. 6, 2015.

The Parkening Young Guitarist Competition will be held on May 26 and May 27, 2015. It helps to identify outstanding young guitarists (17 years and younger) and encourages them to continue their performance careers and study.

Spring 2015 SGS members perform for Music At Noon series at Westminster Presbyterian Church
May 11, 2016 SGS members perform for Music At Noon series at Westminster Presbyterian Church

Planned SBGS 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


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!

To: Guitarists and Guitar Teachers
Re: Master Classes

If you are interested in being considered as a player for one of the following Master Classes, please email me at - jerry@sbgs.org The cost is $35 for players; each player gets a 30 minute interval of time. You may also audit the Master Class for $5 or it is free if you are a member of SBGS.

MASTER CLASSES - 2014-15 Season 
• Jason Vieaux   Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, 2pm-4pm   Immanuel Lutheran Chapel, 1710 Moorpark Ave.,San Jose 
• Anton Baranov   GFA Winner from Russia   Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, 11am-1pm
  Music Village, 5885 Santa Teresa Blvd., San Jose
• Goelle Solal, French guitarist  Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2pm-4pm   Santa Teresa High School
  6150 Snell Road, San Jose
• David Tanenbaum Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2pm-4pm   Santa Teresa High School
  6150 Snell Road, San Jose 
Jerry Snyder, Artistic Director   http://www.jerrysnyder.com South Bay Guitar Society  http://www.sbgs.org
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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!
SUNDAY OCT. 19 at 3pm - Open stage  - bring your guitar and a sense of adventure at our alternate location, Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy (SPMA) at 3823 V Street, Sacramento Ca. 95817 (916) – 382 -2770

SACRAMENTO GUITAR ORCHESTRA
DIRECTED BY SEAN O'CONNOR, rehearses there at 1:45pm - doors open 1:30. 
The orchestra is open to  new members! Contact Sean O'Connor 
Kremona North America, 
Handmade guitars since 1924. Featuring the Artist Series
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JOIN SGS and enjoy a whopping 20% discount on concerts! Then sit back and enjoy these world renowned artists and know you are supporting the community via Sacramento Guitar Society's outreach programs, made possible by your donations and ticket purchases.
Dates scheduled for upcoming SGO rehearsals are: 
(all Sundays, 1:45pm)
August 24                       
Sept. 14 CSUS                 
October 19 SPMA                
November 23  CSUS               
December 21 HOLIDAY CONCERT at CSUS             
January  18 SPMA
February 22 SPMA
March 15 CSUS
April 19 SPMA
May 17 SPRING CONCERT at CSUS
June OFF
New: A guitar series the the Sutter Creek Theatre, an intimate venue (214 seats) in an historic 1919 theatre with excellent sound. Ask for your SGS Member Discount


Sutter Creek Theatre www.suttercreektheatre.com 

Michael Chapdelaine, National Fingerstyle Champion
Valentine's Day February 14 8pm - 
Motoshi Kosako, Jazz Harpist, opening. 
Harris Center for the Arts, FolsomBUY
Roland Dyens
Oct. 4 Folsom 8pm BUY
Oct. 5 Sacramento 3pm BUY
Oct. 3 Chico, CA, 8pm
Eliot Fisk
April 12 3pm, First United Methodist Church,
Sacramento.  BUY
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.
Harris Center for the Arts Box Office
 (916) 608-6888 or Online ticket sales
Roland Dyens Oct. 4,
Michael Chapdelaine February 14
​SGS COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 7PM ROSEVILLE
The Strum Shop, 408 Roseville Square
(916) 787-8786
​SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23RD 3PM
 CSUS Capistrano Hall Recital Room 151
Yuri Liberzon

Enjoy the gifted artistry of SF Bay Area-based Yuri Liberzon at either of two locations the weekend before Thanksgiving! Russian-born and Israeli-raised guitarist Yuri Liberzon ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists in the United States and the world. His playing has been described as “Transcendent technical prowess at the service of gracious musicality. He is a natural born guitarist”. Washington D.C. Guitar Society wrote: “Mr. Liberzon was terrific. World-class mental acrobatics. Very pleasing results.”