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Classical Guitar Events in Southern California

(Archive 2007-2008)

Date

City

Venue

Contact

Event

September 2007

Saturday

September 1

8:00 PM

Free

Costa Mesa/Newport

Border's Bookstore

1890 Newport Blvd.

(949) 631-8661

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Friday

September 7

8:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Border's Bookstore

475 South Lake Avenue

(626) 304-9773

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Sunday

September 9

7:00 PM

Los Angeles

Jeannette McDonald Recital Hall

Music Faculty Building

USC

(213) 740-7917

Edward Trybeck, Recital

Thursday

September 13

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

 Koudymov/Gallego Guitar Duo, Recital

Thursday

September 13

7:00 PM

Free

Costa Mesa

Needham Chapel

Vanguard University

55 Fair Drive

(714) 556-3610

Michael Nigro, Recital

Friday

September 14

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Wilshire-Ebell Theatre

4401 W. 8th. St

(323) 939-1128

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Recital

Friday

September 14

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

September 15

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Featured Artist Recital

The Castellani-Andriaccio Duo, Recital

Wednesday

September 19

12:00 N

Free

Los Angeles

United University Church

USC

(213) 740-7399

James Smith

Nic Nichol Remembrance Concert

Thursday

September 20

12:45 PM

Free

Woodland Hills

Performing Arts Building Mainstage

Los Angeles Pierce College

6201 Winnetka Ave.

campus map

directions

Cal State Dominguez Hills Guitar Ensemble, Recital

Friday-Sunday

September 21-23

Santa Maria

Allan Hancock College

email

La Guitarra California Festival

Saturday

September 22

2:00-6:00 PM

Malibu

Raitt Recital Hall

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

(310) 506-4522

directions

Christopher Parkening, Master Class

Saturday

September 22

7:00 PM

Free

Montclair

Border's Bookstore

5055 S. Plaza Lane

(909) 625-0424

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Sunday

September 23

5:00 PM

Free

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

(562) 436-4047

Michael Nigro, Recital

Sunday

September 23

7:00 PM

Los Angeles

McDonald Recital Hall

Rubenheimer Music Faculty Building

USC

(213) 740-7917

Thomas Echols, Recital

Wednesday

September 26

12:10 PM

Free

Pasadena

Music at Noon

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

(626) 793-2191

Isamu Nakashio, Recital

Friday

September 28

4:00 PM

Claremont

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

333 N. College Way, 

(909) 621-8155

Roland Dyens, Master Class

Friday

September 28

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Stela Dinkova, Recital

Friday

September 28

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 760-3296

Andrew Hill, Recital

Friday

September 28

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

(310) 338-7588 (tickets)

Jason Vieaux, Recital

Saturday

September 29

3:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Jason Vieaux, Master Class

Saturday

September 29

7:00 PM

Monrovia

First Lutheran Church

1323 S Magnolia Ave.

(626)357-3543,Ext.207

(626) 905-3916

Perfecto De Castro, Recital

Saturday

September 29

8:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Bridges Hall of Music

Pomona College

333 N. College Way, 

(909) 621-8155

Roland Dyens, Recital

Saturday

September 29

8:00 PM

Irvine

IVC Student Services Center Lobby

CHANGE OF VENUE

Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive

(949) 451-5762

email

Berta Rojas, Recital

Saturday

September 29

8:00 PM

Free

Simi Valley

Border's Bookstore

2910 Tapo Canyon Road

(805) 526-2800

Aaron Spoor, Recital

October 2007

Wednesday

October 3

12:10 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Jo LoPiccolo, Recital

Wednesday

October 3

7:00 PM

Free

Arcadia

Cay Mortenson Auditorium

Arcadia Library

20 West Duarte Rd.

A Classical Kaleidoscope

(626) 821-5572

"String Fever - A Family Concert", with James Smith, guitar, Paul Stein, violin, David Garrett, cello

Friday & Saturday

October 5 & 6

8:00 PM

Santa Monica

Miles Memorial Playhouse

Christine Reed Park

1130 Lincoln Blvd.

(323) 377-2959

Marco Cappeli, with the Eclipse Quartet, Recital

Saturday

October 6

7:00 PM

Free (but RSVP)

South Pasadena

South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory

1509 Mission Street

(626) 403-2300

Scott Tennant & SPMCC Faculty, Grand Opening Recital

Sunday

October 7

2:00 PM

Free

Malibu

Raitt Recital Hall

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

(310) 506-4522

directions

SoloDuo (Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli), Recital

Sunday

October 7

3:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Bridges Hall of Music

Pomona College

333 N. College Way

(909) 621-8155

Jack Sanders, baroque and classical guitar (with guests), Recital

Sunday

October 7

4:00

Santa Monica

Concert Hall

Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Boulevard

(310) 434-4003

Aaron Sims, guitar, with the SMC Symphony Orchestra, James Smith, Director

Friday

October 12

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Theater Building (probably, but look for signs)

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Thomas Viloteau, Recital

Saturday

October 13

8:00 P

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

(310) 338-7588 (tickets)

Pavel Steidl, Recital

Sunday

October 14

12:00 N

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Pavel Steidl, Master Class

Tuesday-Sunday

October 16-21

Carson

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

contact

Guitar Federation of America International Convention and Competition

Saturday

October 20

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Featured Artist Recital

Thomas Viloteau (GFA Winner, 2006), Recital

Sunday

October 21

2:00 PM

Pasadena

Room 200

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music

100 N. Hill St.

(626) 683-3355

 

Benjamin Verdery, Master Class

Sunday

October 21

8:00 PM

(preview at 7:30)

Rolling Hills Estates

Norris Center for the Performing Arts

27570 Crossfield Drive

COSB

 Pablo Sainz Villegas (with the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay )

Thursday

October 25

7:00 PM

Fullerton

Redfield Room (PA-170)

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

email

Philippe Villa, Master Class

Friday

October 26

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Philippe Villa, Recital

Saturday

October 27

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

Philippe Villa, Recital

Tuesday

October 30

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

 Iren Arutyunyan, Recital

November 2007

Saturday

November 3

8:00 PM

Free

Redlands

Frederick Loewe Performance Hall

  Watchorn Hall

University of Redlands School of Music

1200 E. Colton Ave

Faculty Artist Series

Stuart Green, Recital

Sunday

November 4

1:30, 3:30 5:30

Santa Monica

La Senora Research Institute

Rancho Boca de Santa Monica

565 Dryad Road

The Da Camera Society

Chamber Music in Historic Sites

Adam del Monte, guitar, Marysol Fuentes, cantaora, Recital

Sunday

November 4

3:00 PM

Free

Laguna Beach

Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

Laguna Beach Live

First Sundays

(949) 376-6000

email

Mary Palchak, flute, and Isamu Nakashio, guitar, Recital

Friday

November 9

8:00 PM

Irvine

IVC Performing Arts Center

Music Hall

Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive

email

Four Centuries of Guitar Music, John Schneiderman, Director

Friday

November 9

8:00 PM

Laguna Hills

Lake Hills Church

23331 Moulton Parkway

South Coast Symphony

Adam Pettit, playing Brouwer's "Tres Danzas Concertantes" with the South Coast Symphony of Orange County

Sunday

November 11

7:00 PM

Riverside

Hole Memorial Auditorium

La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Pkwy.

Faculty Recital Series

Lee Zimmer, Recital

Sunday

November 11

8:00 PM

Free

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6871

  Jeff Cogan, guitar, with members of the Chapman faculty, Chamber Music Recital

Tuesday

November 13

4:00

Free

Los Angeles

Powell Library Rotunda

UCLA

Powell Music Concerts in the Rotunda

Payam Larijani, with Seth Greenberg & Jaime Valdovino , Recital

Wednesday

November 14

12:10 PM

Free

Santa Monica

First United Methodist Church

1008 Eleventh Street

Midweek Recital Series

(310) 451-1718

Hidehito Ikumo, Recital

Thursday

November 15

12:45 PM

Free

Woodland Hills

Performing Arts Building Mainstage

Los Angeles Pierce College

6201 Winnetka Ave.

campus map

directions

Adam Werner, Recital

Thursday

November 15

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Wilshire Ed. Center

Wilshire Auditorium

Fullerton College

315 East Wilshire Ave.

(626) 529-0147

email

Billy Arcila, Joseph Jewell, Eric Ray and Mike Scott, Faculty Recital

Friday

November 16

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Ricardo Iznaola, Recital

Friday

November 16

8:00 PM

Culver City

Boulevard Music

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.

(310) 398-2583

Scott Tennant, Recital

Saturday

November 17

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Showcase Recital

Showcase Recital

Saturday

November 17

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

(714) 278-3371

 Los Angeles Guitar Quartet with the CSUF Orchestra, David Grimes, Director (including Rodrigo's Concerto Andaluz) 

Saturday

November 17

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

Ricardo Iznaola, Recital

Saturday

November 17

8:00 PM

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Musica Angelica

Chamber Music Concert

(310) 458-4504

Frets & Strings - John Schneiderman, guitar & lute; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Elisabeth Le Guin, cello; Recital

Sunday

November 18

4:00 PM

Beverly Hills

All Saints Church

504 N. Camden Drive

Musica Angelica

Chamber Music Concert

(310) 458-4504

Frets & Strings - John Schneiderman, guitar & lute; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Elisabeth Le Guin, cello; Recital

Tuesday

November 27

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

 LACC Guitar Students, Recital

Tuesday

November 27

7:00 PM

Free

Costa Mesa

Needham Chapel

Vanguard University

55 Fair Drive

(714) 556-3610

Vanguard University Guitar Ensemble Concert, Michael Nigro &  Greg Glancy, Directors, Recital

Friday

November 30

7:30 PM

Free

Walnut

Music Recital Hall

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand

(909)468-4050

An Evening of Classical Guitar, with Matthew Cahow and Aaron Spoor

Friday

November 30

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 760-3296

Chanson de Soir ( David Isaacs, guitar Chelsea Camille, soprano), Recital

Friday

November 30

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department Recital

Friday

November 30

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble, Peter Yates, Director        

Friday

November 30

8:00 PM

Northridge

Recital Hall

Cypress Hall Music Building 

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-3184

Cal State Northridge Guitar Ensemble, Ron Borczon, Director, Recital

December 2007

Saturday

December 1

7:00 PM

North Hollywood

Magdelene Cultural Arts Center

4822 Vineland Avenue

(818) 760-0531

 Iris Malkin, mezzo-soprano, Edward Trybeck, guitar, Recital

Sunday

December 2

2:00 PM

Topanga

Los Angeles Shakespeare Academy

The Globe in Topanga

1909 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.

Music for a While

(310) 455-9400

Lisa Stidham, soprano, Brian Head, guitar, Recital

Sunday

December 2

3:30 PM

Free

Pasadena

Dabney Lounge

California Institute of Technology

332 South Michigan Ave.

626-395-4652

 John Schneiderman, lute, Janet Strauss, violin, Elisabeth LeGuin, cello , Recital

Sunday

December 2

6:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Leo S. Bing Theater

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Sundays Live

(213) 473-8525

Members of the USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department, Recital

(Simulcast on KMZT, 105.1)

Sunday

December 2

7:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Claremont Graduate University

Lyman Hall

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

340 N. College Ave. 

email

Payam Larijani, with Seth Greenberg and Jaime Valdovino, Recital

Sunday

December 2

8:00 PM

Free

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6871

 Chapman Guitar Ensemble,  Jeff Cogan, Director, Recital

Wednesday

December 5

7:30 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

LACC Guitar Ensemble & Solo Guitar Recital, Charles Suovanen, Director

Friday

December 7

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concet Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

(714) 278-3371

CSUF Guitar Orchestra, David Grimes, Director, Recital

Friday

December 14

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

LAVC Guitar Ensemble, Kate Lewis, Director, Recital

Sunday

December 16

3:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Zipper Concert Hall

Colburn School of Performing Arts

200 South Grand Avenue

Dilijan

Dilijan Chamber Music Series Holiday Concert (including Duo Forza, guitar and violin duo)

Friday

December 21

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

AlmaNova Duo, Recital

Friday

December 28

(change of date)

7:30 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Student Showcase Recital

January 2008

Saturday

January 5

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cypress Hall Music Building 

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

Jordan Charnofsky; Los Angeles Electric 8;  Recital

Sunday

January 13

4:00 PM

Whittier

Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts

Whittier College

13406 East Philadelphia

(562) 907-4203

William Kanengiser, Recital (Benefit concert for the Whittier Educational Foundation)

Friday

January 18

7:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Winter Musicale

(562) 436-4047

Michael Nigro, guitar; with soprano, pianos and organ, Recital

Friday

January 18

8:00 PM

Mission Viejo

McKinney Theater

Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pkwy.

(949) 582-4656

Randy Pile, guitar, Paul Fried, flute, Recital

Saturday

January 19

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Showcase Recital

Showcase Recital

Saturday

January 19

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

(310) 338-7588 (tickets)

Brian Head, Recital

Saturday

January 19

8:00 PM

Mission Viejo

McKinney Theater

Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pkwy.

(949) 582-4656

"Una Noche de Flamenco", Jason McGuire "El Rubio", with Yaelisa and Caminos Flamencos

Sunday

January 20

12:00 N

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Brian Head, Master Class

Sunday

January 20

2:00 PM

Free (with museum admission)

San Diego

San Diego Museum of Art

Balboa Park

San Diego Early Music Society, Old Masters of Music and Art Concert Series John Schneiderman, guitar, Russian guitar and baroque lute, Recital

Sunday

January 20

4:00 PM

Redlands

Frederick Loewe Performance Hall

University of Redlands

1200 E. Colton Ave.

Redlands Chamber Music Society

 David Marsden, guitar, Elizabeth Lolley, flute, Recital

Friday

January 25

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Dmitry Koudymov, and Gallego-Koudymov guitar duo, Recital

Friday

January 25

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

January 26

5:30 PM

Los Angeles

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

506 S Grand Ave

Benefit Concert for the LACO

(213) 622-7001x202

Christopher Parkening, guitar, with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Saturday

January 26

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

David Cahueque, guitar, and Janet Noll, piano, Recital

Sunday

January 27

6:00 PM

Los Angeles

Saint Bede's Episcopal Church

3590 Grand View Blvd.

Friends of Music at St. Bede's

Michael Nigro, Recital

Sunday

January 27

2:00 PM

(pre-concert 1:00 PM)

Glendale

Alex Theater

216 N. Brand Blvd.

Family Concert

Christopher Parkening, with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Conductor 

Tuesday

January 29

7:00 PM

Los Angeles

Arnold Schoenberg Institute

USC

(213)740-7917/7399

Donald Miller Classical Guitar Concerto Competition for USC Students,  final round

February 2008

Friday

February 1

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Jeanette McDonald Recital Hall

Rubenheimer Music Faculty Building

USC

(213) 740-2584

Thornton Classical Guitar Alumni Concert, Michael Kurdika and Takeshi Nishimoto

Friday

February 8

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Buzz Gravelle, guitar, with Peter Yates, new music for mandolin and guitar

Saturday

February 9

8:00 PM

Covina

The Fret House

309 N. Citrus Ave.

(626) 339-7020

e-mail

Evan Marshall, mandolin, Recital

Sunday

February 10

7:00 PM

Costa Mesa

Rene and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Orange County Performing Arts Center

600 Town Center Drive

(714) 556-2787

Assad Brothers' Brazilian Guitar Festival

Monday

February 11

7:30 PM

San Diego

Balboa Theatre

868 Fourth Avenue

TicketMaster

(619) 570-1100

Assad Brothers' Brazilian Guitar Festival

Wednesday

February 13

8:00 PM

Free

Redlands

Frederick Loewe Performance Hall

University of Redlands

1200 E. Colton Ave.

Guest Artist Series

 Daniel Weston, Recital

Friday

February 15

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

February 16

2:00 PM

Valencia

Roy O. Disney Music Hall

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

info

Stuart Fox, guitar, Dorothy Stone, flute, Recital

Saturday

February 16

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Featured Artist Recital

 Krzysztof Meisinger, Recital

Saturday

February 16

8:00

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4761

Buzz Gravelle, guitar, with Peter Yates, new music for mandolin and guitar

Sunday

February 17

7:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

 Ernesto Tomayo, Recital

Tuesday

February 19

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

Peter Yates, guitar and Buzz Gravelle, mandolin, Recital

Thursday

February 21

7:00 PM

Fullerton

Redfield Room (PA-170)

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Jeremy Jouve, Master Class

Thursday

February 21

7:30 PM

Costa Mesa

Samueli Theater

Orange County Performing Arts Center

600 Town Center Drive

tickets

Angel Romero and Eliot Fisk, Recital

Friday

February 22

12:15 N

Free

Claremont

Claremont Graduate University

Balch Auditorium

Scripps College

1030 Columbia Ave.

Friday Noon Concert Series

(909) 621-8612

Gwendolyn Lytle, soprano,

Jack Sanders, guitar

  Recital

Friday

February 22

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Jeremy Jouv, Recital

Friday

February 22

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-2488

Stephen Robinson, Recital

Saturday

February 23

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

George Sakellariou, Recital

Saturday

February 23

7:00 PM

Free

Montclair

Border's Bookstore

5055 S. Plaza Lane

(909) 625-0424

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Sunday

February 24

7:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

Michael Nigro, Recital

Thursday

February 28

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Claremont

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

340 N. College Ave. 

(909) 621-8155

Lily Afshar, Master Class

Friday

February 28

7:00 PM

Free

Carson

La Corte Hall, Rm 103A

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

(310) 243-3543

Buzz Gravelle, mandolin and guitar, Recital

Friday

February 29

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Lily Afshar, Recital

March 2008

Sunday

March 2

2:00 & 3:30 PM

Sierra Madre

Pratt House

Marston, Van Pelt and Mayberry

Da Camera Society

Chamber Music in Historic Sites

(213) 477-2929

Hopkinson Smith Recital

Friday

March 7

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble, Winter Recital

Saturday

March 8

7:30 PM

Azusa

Munson Recital Hall (MUNS)
Munson Chapel, East Campus
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave.

(800) 219-9920

email

Cassandra Eubanks, Brian Barany, Alvin Castro & Jeremy Berk, Recital featuring works for guitar

Saturday

March 8

8:00 PM

Corona

Rhythm Lounge

Fender Center

365 N Main Street

(951) 735-2440

 Lee Zimmer, Recital 

(Benefit for "Kids Rock Free" program)

Sunday

March 9

2:30 PM

Bellflower

William Bristol Civic Auditorium

16600 Civic Center Dr Bellflower

Bellflower Community Concert Assn.

(562) 867-6069

Michael Nigro, Recital

Tuesday

March 11

8:00 PM

Santa Barbara

Arlington Theater

1317 State St.

(805) 963-4408

CAMA

Alfonso Moreno, guitar, with the State Symphony of Mexico

Thursday

March 13

7:00 PM

Fullerton

Redfield Room (PA-170)

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Korina Vougiouka, Master Class

Friday

March 14

12:00 N

Orange

Shanley Choral Room

Bertea Hall 109

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6871

 Lily Afshar, Master Class

Friday

March 14

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Korina Vougiouka, Recital

Saturday

March 15

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Featured Artist Recital

 Lily Afshar, Recital

Saturday

March 15

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

Korina Vougiouka, Recital

Sunday

March 16

2:00 PM

Los Angeles

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

2520 Cimarron Street

Clark Recital Series

(Reservation lottery closes Feb. 19th-

click here )

Steve Gibbs,
Seven-String Classical Guitar,
  Recital        

Sunday

March 16

2:00 PM

Pasadena

Room 200

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music

100 N. Hill St.

(626) 683-3355

 

 William Kanengiser, Master Class

Friday

March 21

7:30 PM

Santa Ana

Symphony Hall

Orange County High School of the Arts

1010 N. Main Street

OCHSA Fundraising Concert

(714) 560-0900

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Saturday

March 22

10:30 AM

Free

Newport Beach

Newport Beach Public Library

1000 Avocado Avenue

Family Concert

(949) 717-3800

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Saturday

March 22

7:00 PM

Free

Oxnard

Border's Bookstore

241 W Esplanade Dr.

(805) 988-6886

Alma Nova with Valencia Vas, Recital

Saturday

March 22

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Rosalie and Alva Performance Gallery

1417 W. 8th St

(310) 519-1314

David Rogers, Recital

Wednesday

March 26

12:10 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

David Rogers, Recital

Friday-Sunday

March 28-30

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

 

Fourth Annual LMU Guitar Festival

Friday

March 28

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Hector Murrietta, Recital

CANCELLED

(Student Showcase instead)

Saturday

March 29

8:00 PM

Free

Montclair

Border's Bookstore

5055 S. Plaza Lane

(909) 625-0424

Aaron Spoor, Recital

April 2008

Tuesday

April 1

8:00 PM

South Pasadena

South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory

1509 Mission Street

(626) 403-2300

e-mail

Almer Imamovic and Zach Han, "Music at the Balkan Crossroads"

Friday

April 4

7:00 PM

Arcadia

Neighborhood Music School

25 S. 1st Avenue

flyer

email

Perfecto De Castro, Recital

Friday

April 4

7:30 PM

Free

Walnut

Music Recital Hall

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand

(909) 468-4050

An Evening of Modern
and Ancient Music for Guitar Ensemble

Saturday

April 5

12:00 N - 6:00 PM

Los Angeles

United University Church

Thornton School of Music

USC

(213) 740-2584

e-mail

ASTA/Aron Green Classical Guitar Competition

Sunday

April 6

3:00 PM

Free

Laguna Beach

Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

Laguna Beach Live

First Sundays

(949) 715-9713

email

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Sunday

April 6

6:00 PM

Free

Corona del Mar

St. Michael's and All Angels Church

3233 Pacific View Drive

(949) 644-0463

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Wednesday

April 9

12:10 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Isamu Nakashio, Recital

Thursday

April 10

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

Brian & Cassandra Barany, Recital

Friday

April 11

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Duo Live Oak, Recital

Friday

April 11

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

April 12

8:00 PM

Northridge

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society

(818) 677-2488

Duo Live Oak , Recital

Saturday

April 12

8:00 PM

Free

Simi Valley

Border's Bookstore

2910 Tapo Canyon Road

(805) 526-2800

Alma Nova with Valencia Vas, Recital

Sunday

April 13

2:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

USC Thornton Classical Guitar Department Recital

Tuesday

April 15

11:10 AM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

LACC Guitar Ensemble & Solo Guitar Recital

Tuesday

April 15

8:00 PM

Whittier

Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts

Whittier College

13406 East Philadelphia

(562) 907-4203

Kevin Cooper and the Coprario Consort, An Evening of Colonial-era Mexican music

Wednesday

April 16

8:00 PM

Free

Azusa

Munson Recital Hall (MUNS)
Munson Chapel, East Campus
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave.

(800) 219-9920

email

Brian Barany, Master's Recital

Thursday

April 17

7:00 PM

Free

Carson

La Corte Hall, Rm 103A

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

(310) 243-3543

Faculty Composition Recital, Jonathan Grasse, composer (including Peter Yates & Scott Morris, guitar, Buzz Gravelle, mandolin, and more...)

Friday

April 18

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

Friday

April 18

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3552

web page

Jack Sanders (vihuela & guitars), Jason Yoshida (vihuela, guitars & theorbo), Mark Menzies (violin), Recital

Saturday

April 19

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Showcase Recital

Showcase Recital

Saturday

April 19

2:00 PM

Manhattan Beach

Trinity Lutheran Church

1340 Eleventh Street

The Previews Concert Series

(310) 937-7275

AlmaNova Duo, Recital

Saturday

April 19

8:00 PM

Culver City

Boulevard Music

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.

(310) 398-2583

Scott Tennant, Recital

Sunday

April 20

2:00 PM

Beverly Hills

Historic Greystone Estate

905 Loma Vista Drive

Music in the Mansion

(310) 274-8931

AlmaNova Duo, Recital

Thursday

April 24

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-2488

Guitar Chamber Music, Ron Borczon, director, and Discovery Players, Steve Thachuk, director, Recital

Friday

April 25

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Peter Fletcher, Recital

Friday

April 25

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

Alma Nova with soprano Valencia Vas, Recital

Saturday

April 26

5:30-7:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Martha Masters, Master Class

Saturday

April 26

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Martha Masters, Recital

Saturday

April 26

8:00 PM

Free

Montclair

Border's Bookstore

5055 S. Plaza Lane

(909) 625-0424

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Wednesday

April 30

1:30 PM

Free

Culver City

Culver City Senior Center

4095 Overland Avenue

email

 Daniel Kessner, flute/alto flute, Peter Yates, guitar, Recital

Wednesday

April 30

7:30 PM

Cerritos

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

12700 Center Court Drive

(800) 300-4345

e-mail

Robert Belinic, Recital

May 2008

Friday

May 2

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3552

poster

Peter Yates, guitar, Daniel Kessner, flute, Recital

Saturday

May 2

8:00 PM

Valencia

Roy O. Disney Music Hall

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

info

Cal Arts guitar students, Recital (acoustic & electric)

Sunday

May 4

3:00

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4761

 Daniel Kessner, flute/alto flute, Peter Yates, guitar, Recital

Sunday

May 4

8:00 PM

Free

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6591

 Chapman Guitar Ensemble, Jeff Cogan, Director, guitar, Recital

Thursday

May 8

12:00 N

Free

Irvine

UCI Arts Amphitheater

UC Irvine

"The Golden Age of the Guitar"

IVC, OCC and UCI Guitar Ensembles, John Schneiderman, Director

Friday

May 9

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Schedule

LAVC Guitar Ensemble Recital, Kate Lewis, Director

Friday

May 9

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

(714) 278-3371

CSUF Guitar Orchestra Recital, David Grimes, Director

Friday

May 9

8:00 PM

Irvine

IVC Performing Arts Center

Music Hall

Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive

"The Golden Age of the Guitar"

IVC, OCC and UCI Guitar Ensembles, John Schneiderman, Director

Saturday

May 10

7:00 PM

Pacific Palisades

Corpus Christi Parish

887 Toyopa Dr

(310) 454-1328

James Smith, guitar, with the Paulist Scholars and Singers of the Chapel Royal

Saturday

May 10

8:00 PM

Costa Mesa

Fine Arts 119

Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road

"The Golden Age of the Guitar"

(714) 432-5880

IVC, OCC and UCI Guitar Ensembles, John Schneiderman, Director

Wednesday

May 14

7:30 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

LACC Guitar Ensemble & Solo Guitar Recital

Friday

May 16

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Vineyard Christian Fellowship Westside

3838 S. Centinela Ave

310-558-0949 Elizabeth Busch, Recital

Saturday

May 17

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Showcase Recital

Showcase Recital

Saturday

May 17

8:00 PM

Covina

The Fret House

309 N. Citrus Ave.

(626) 339-7020

e-mail

Andrew York, Recital

Tuesday

May 20

7:00 PM

Free

Santa Monica

Santa Monica Public Library

601 Santa Monica Blvd

(310) 458-8600

Peter Fletcher, Recital

Friday

March 23

8:00 PM

Santa Ana

Art Building, Rm 104

Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th St.

(714) 564-5600

Santa Ana College Guitar Ensemble, Recital

Saturday

May 24

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Playa del Rey

Trilogy Guitars

143 Culver Boulevard

(310) 305-7577

e-mail

Grisha Goryachev, Master Class

Sunday

May 25

3:00 PM

Los Angeles

El Cid

4212 W. Sunset Blvd

(323) 668-0318 Grisha Goryachev in duet with Zaira Meneses

Friday

May 30

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

June 2008

Friday

June 6

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Cal Poly Guitar Ensemble, Peter Yates, Director, Recital

Saturday

June 7

5:00 PM

South Pasadena

South Pasadena Public Library

1100 Oxley Street

Pasadena Conservatory of Music

(626) 403-7340

Youth Guitar Orchestra, Recital

Saturday

June 7

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Aratani Japan America Theatre

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

244 South San Pedro Street

web page

Asia America Symphony Orchestra (with guest Angel Romero)

Sunday

June 8

2:00 PM

Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Avenue

(323) 850-2000

San Luis Obispo Symphony (with Jos Mara Gallardo del Rey)

Tuesday

June 10

7:30 PM

Hollywood

Barnsdall Gallery Theater

4800 Hollywood Blvd.

(323) 644-6272

La Maestranza (with Jos Mara Gallardo del Rey), Recital

Sunday

June 15

2:00 PM

Free

Glendale

Brand Library Recital Hall

1601 West Mountain Street

(818) 548-2051

 Peter Cho, guitar, Margaret Powers, flute, Ray Capiral, piano, Recital

Wednesday

June 18

12:10 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Susan Winsberg, flute, Sam Hill, guitar, Recital

Friday

June 20

8:00 PM

Hollywood

Barnsdall Gallery Theater

4800 Hollywood Blvd.

Ticketing

Grisha Goryachev, Recital

Saturday

June 21

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Directors' Showcase Recital

Directors' Showcase Recital

Friday

June 27

7:00 PM

Arcadia

Neighborhood Music School

25 S. 1st Avenue

email

Perfecto de Castro & Students, Recital

Friday

June 27

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Duozona guitar and flute duo, Recital

July 2008

Friday

July 11

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

July 19

3:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Edendale Branch Library

2011 West Sunset Blvd.

(213) 207-3000

David Rona, Recital        

Thursday

July 24

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Ben Bolt,, Master Class

Thursday

July 24

7:00 PM

Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 S. Grand Avenue

(323) 365-7400 Ext.240

KYCC's 7th Annual Benefit Concert, including Scott Tennant performing the World Premiere of a new guitar concerto by Ian Krouse

Friday

July 25

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Ben Bolt,, Recital

Saturday

July 26

8:00 PM

Free

Chino

Border's Bookstore

3833 Grand Avenue

(909) 548-3604

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Sunday

July 27

2:00 PM

Yorba Linda

Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace

18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.

(714) 993-5075

Isamu Nakashio, Recital

August 2008

Saturday

August 9

8:00 PM

By Donation

La Jolla

University Lutheran Church

9595 La Jolla Shores Drive

Villa Music

Chris Mallet, Recital

Sunday

August 10

6:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Leo S. Bing Theater

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Sundays Live

(213) 473-8525

Triada Trio, Recital

Saturday

August 23

7:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

(562) 436-4047

Noteworthy Duo (Michael Nigro, guitar, Lisa Schroeder,  flute) Recital

Sunday

August 24

4:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church

26825 Rolling Hills Rd.

(310) 377-2825

Noteworthy Duo (Michael Nigro, guitar, Lisa Schroeder,  flute) Recital

Friday

August 29

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

David Jerome, Recital

Saturday

August 30

8:00 PM

Torrance

Opus Music of South Bay

2219 Torrance Blvd.

(213) 618-1185

Elizabeth Busch, Recital

Sunday

August 31

2:00 PM

Yorba Linda

Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace

18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.

(714) 993-5075

Lee Zimmer, Recital