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Classical Guitar Events in Southern California

(Archive 2008-2009)

Date

City

Venue

Contact

Event

September 2008

Wednesday

September 10

12:30 PM

Free

La Mirada

Crowell Hall, Lansing Auditorium

Biola University

13800 Biola Ave

Music at Noon

(562) 903-4892

email

Randy Pile, Recital

Wednesday

September 17

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

Thursday

September 18

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

Friday

September 19

7:30 PM

San Diego

Acoustic Music San Diego

4650 Mansfield St.

(619) 303-8176

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

Friday

September 19

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Triada Trio, Recital

Saturday

September 20

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 20

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Featured Artist Recital

Enric Madriguera, Recital

Saturday

September 20

8:00 PM

Playa del Rey

Trilogy Guitars

143 Culver Boulevard

(310) 305-7577

e-mail

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

Sunday

September 21

10:00 AM

Orange

Bertea Hall Choral Room

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Free to auditors

Enric Madriguera, Master Class

Wednesday

September 24

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Joe LoPiccolo, Recital

Wednesday

September 24

12:00 N

Free

Orange

Cordage Building

501 West Palm

Chapman University

(714) 997-6871

  Matthew Elgart, Recital

Friday

September 26

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

AlmaNova Duo, Recital

Friday

September 26

8:00

Free

Los Angeles

Powell Library Rotunda

UCLA

Powell Music Concerts in the Rotunda

Francesc de Paula Soler, Recital

Friday

September 26

8:00 PM

Free

Rancho Cucamonga

Border's Bookstore

12370 South Mainstreet

(562) 942-9919

Aaron Spoor, Recital

Saturday

September 27

8:00 PM

Northridge 

Plaza del Sol Performance Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

tickets

The Romeros , Recital

Sunday

September 28

2:00 PM

Glendora

Haugh Performing Arts Center
Citrus College
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.

(626) 963-9411

The Romeros , Recital

Sunday

September 28

8:00

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

Matthew Elgart, Recital        

October 2008

Friday

October 3

8:00 PM 

Los Angeles

Music Recital Hall

California State University

5151 State University Drive

(323) 343-4060

directions/map

Matthew Elgart, Recital

Saturday

October 4

7:30 PM

Los Angeles

Bird Studio

Occidental College

1600 Campus Road

Guest Artist Recital Joseph Gold, violin, and Jaume Torrent, guitar, Recital

Sunday

October 5

3:00 PM

Free

Laguna Beach

Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

Laguna Beach Live

First Sundays

(949) 376-6000

email

Triada Trio, Recital

Sunday

October 5

7:00 PM

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

Brian Head, Recital

Tuesday

October 7

8:00 PM

Playa del Rey

Trilogy Guitars

143 Culver Boulevard

(310) 305-7577

e-mail

Roland Dyens, Recital

Wednesday

October 8

10:00 AM

Anaheim

Servite High School 

1952 W. La Palma Ave.

(714) 774-7575, Ext.1154

Roland Dyens, Master Class

Wednesday

October 8

2:00 PM

Santa Ana

Orange County High School of the Arts

1010 N. Main Street

714-224-8847

Roland Dyens, Master Class

Friday

October 10

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Laurine Phélut, Recital

Friday

October 10

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Matthew Elgart, Recital 

Saturday

October 11

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society International Concert Series

(818) 677-2488

Laurine Phélut, Recital

Sunday

October 12

5:00 PM

Oak Park

Church of the Epiphany

5450 Churchwood Drive

(310) 210-7481

Los Angeles Electric 8, Recital

Friday

October 17

8:00 PM

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

October 17

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Andrew Hull, Recital

Saturday

October 18

7:00 PM

Alhambra

Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church

1850 West Hellman Ave.

The Center for the Visual and Performing Arts --

(626) 230-5435

Edward Trybeck, Recital

Saturday

October 18

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Katona Twins guitar duo, Recital

Saturday

October 18

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Showcase

Showcase Recital

Sunday

October 19

2:30 PM

Bellflower

William Bristol Civic Auditorium

16600 Civic Center Drive

Bellflower Concert Association

(562) 867-6069

Chanson du Soir (soprano & guitar duo), Recital

Thursday

October 30

12:00 N

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, Recital

Friday

October 31

2:00-5:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Denis Azabagic, Master Class

November 2008

Saturday

November 1

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Denis Azabagic, Recital

Sunday

November 2

2:30 PM

Fontana

Fontana High School

9453 Citrus Ave

Fontana-Rialto Concert Association

Jack Sanders (vihuela, baroque guitar and classical guitar), Recital

Sunday

November 2

3:00 PM

Temecula

Old Town Temecula Theater

42051 Main St.

(866) 653-8696

 Odeum Guitar Duo (Fred Benedetti & Robert Wetzel), Recital

Sunday

November 2

7:00 PM

Pasadena

Boston Court

70 North Mentor Avenue

(626) 683-6883

web site

John Schneider, Recital

Friday

November 7

8:00 PM

Irvine

IVC Performing Arts Center

Music Hall

Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive

email

Irvine Valley College and UC Irvine Guitar Ensembles, John Schneiderman, Director

Saturday

November 8

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cypress Hall Music Building 

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-3184

Zoran Dukic Recital

Monday/Tuesday

November 10/11

7:00 PM

Free to auditors

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

Pepe Romero, Master Class

Wednesday

November 12

12:10 PM

Free

Santa Monica

First United Methodist Church

1008 Eleventh Street

Midweek Recital Series

(310) 451-1718

Gisle Krogseth (composer & guitar), Ophelia Nanagyulyan (violin), Recital

Wednesday

November 12

7:30 PM

Los Angeles

Bovard Auditorium

3551 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213) 740-4211

Edward Trybek, with the USC Concert Orchestra, performing Rodrigo's "Concerto de Aranjuez"

Friday

November 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

Sandra Lohr, Voice, Enrique Velasco, Guitar, Recital

Friday

November 14

8:00 PM

Covina

The Fret House

309 N. Citrus Ave.

(626) 339-7020

e-mail

Joe LoPiccolo, Recital

Friday

November 14

7:00 PM

Burbank

Woodbury University

Los Angeles Times Library

7500 Glenoaks Avenue

(818) 252-5201

Gisle Krogseth (composer & guitar), Ophelia Nanagyulyan (violin), Marty Tippens (guitar), Recital

Saturday

November 15

5:30 PM

Free

Hollywood

Barnsdall Gallery Theatre

4800 Hollywood Blvd.

(213) 389-9456

Flyer

The 1st Korean American Guitar Society Concert

Saturday

November 15

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Featured Artist Recital

Karoline Kumst, Recital

Saturday

November 15

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society International Concert Series

(818) 677-2488

 Sandra Lohr, Voice, Enrique Velasco, Guitar, Recital

Sunday

November 16

3:00 PM

Free

Newport Beach

Friends Meeting Room

Newport Beach Public Library

1000 Avocado Avenue

(949) 717-3800

TK Gardner, Recital

Sunday

November 16

8:00 PM

Valencia

Roy O. Disney Music Hall

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

(661) 255-1050

Miroslav Tadic, guitar, and Kate Conklin, voice, Recital

Friday

November 21

5:30-6:30 PM

Free to auditors

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Scott Tennant, Master Class

Friday

November 21

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

Scott Tennant, Recital

Friday

November 21

8:00 PM

Santa Ana

Phillips Hall Theater

Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street

map

Santa Ana College Guitar Ensembles Recital, David Adele, Director

Sunday

November 23

3:00 PM

Free

Ontario

Hill Auditorium

Chaffey High School

Euclid & 5th St.

Claremont Chamber Music Society

Jack Sanders (vihuela, baroque guitar and classical guitar), Recital

Sunday

November 23

8:00 PM

Free

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6871

  Chapman Guitar Ensemble Concert, Jeffrey Cogan, Director

Friday

November 28

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Cesar Medel, Recital

December 2008

Wednesday

December 3

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

The Malkin-Trybek Duo (voice and guitar), Recital

Wednesday

December 3

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 and Solo Recital, Charles Suovanen, Director

Thursday

December 4

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

USC Classical Guitar Department Recital

Thursday

December 4

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

UCLA Guitar Ensemble Recital, Peter Yates, Director        

Friday

December 5

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble Recital, David Cahueque, Director

Friday

December 5

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

LAVC Guitar Ensemble Recital, Kate Lewis, Director

Friday

December 5

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-3184

Cal State Northridge Guitar Ensemble, Steve Thachuck, Director

Friday

December 5

8:30 PM

Free

Los Angeles

United University Church

817 West 34th Street

USC

email

Iris Malkin, mezzo-soprano, Edward Trybek, guitar, Janet Kao, piano,  Recital

Friday

December 5

8:00 PM

Valencia

Roy O. Disney Music Hall

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

(661) 255-1050

CalArts guitarists perform a concert of traditional, experimental and original music

Friday

December 5

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

Elgart/Yates Guitar Duo, Recital 

Saturday

December 6

3:00 PM

Hacienda Heights

Hacienda Heights Library

16010 La Monde St.

(626) 968-9356

 USC Guitar Program Students, Recital

Saturday

December 6

7:00 PM

Carson

La Corte Hall, Rm. A103

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

email

Guitar Department Recital (solo, ensemble & voice), Scott Morris, Director

Saturday

December 6

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Joe Klein with the Elgart/Yates Guitar Duo (discussion and performance of Joe Klein compositions)

Tuesday

December 9

12:00 Noon

Free

Carson

La Corte Hall, Rm. A103

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

email

Scott Tennant, Master Class

Friday

December 12

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

Saturday

December 13

8:00 PM

Venice

Electric Lodge

1416 Electric Avenue

map

(310) 823-0710

Los Angeles Electric 8, Recital

Friday

December 19

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

Sunday

December 28

3:00 PM

Temecula

The Merc

at Old Town Temecula Theater

42051 Main St.

(866) 653-8696

The Noteworthy Duo, Recital

January 2009

Wednesday

January 14

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Alma Nova Duo, Recital

Saturday

January 17

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Showcase

Showcase Recital

Tuesday

January 20

8:00 PM

Valencia

Roy O. Disney Music Hall

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

(661) 255-1050

Miroslav Tadic, guitar, and Kate Conklin, voice, Recital

Saturday

January 24

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Ricardo Cobo, Recital

Sunday

January 25

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

Ricardo Cobo, Master Class

Sunday

January 25

6:00 PM

Los Angeles

St. Bede’s Episcopal Church

3590 Grand View Blvd.

Romanza de la Guittarra

(310) 391-5522
(888) 802-6722

Elizabeth Busch, Recital

Wednesday

January 28

7:30 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

USC Classical Guitar Alumni Recital

(213)740-2584

email

Martha Masters and Kenton Youngstrom, Recital

Friday

January 30

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Duo Live Oak, Recital

Friday

January 30

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Peter Yates,
guitar and arpeggione, Nadia Shpachenko,
harpsichord, Recital

Saturday

January 31

8:00 PM

Playa del Rey

Trilogy Guitars

143 Culver Boulevard

(310) 305-7577

e-mail

Andrew York, Recital

February 2009

Sunday

February 1

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, Isamu Nakashio, guitar, Recital

Sunday

February 1

4:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

Peter Yates,
guitar and arpeggione, Nadia Shpachenko,
harpsichord, Recital

Sunday

February 1

6:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Leo S. Bing Theater

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Sundays Live

(213) 473-8525

 Brian Head, guitar, Judith Farmer, bassoon, Bernadine Blaha, piano Michele Zukovsky, clarinet, Recital

Monday

February 9

7:30 PM

Fullerton

Fullerton First United Methodist Church

114 North Pomona

(714) 535-8925

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Thursday

February 19

7:30 PM

Los Angeles

Catholic Center

3207 University Ave.

USC

(213) 749-5341

Eva Beneke, Recital

Saturday

February 21

2:00 PM

Manhattan Beach

Trinity Lutheran Church

1340 Eleventh Street

The Previews Concert Series

(310) 937-7275

Iris Malkin, Mezzo Soprano
Edward Trybek, Guitar, Linda Zoolalian ,Piano, Recital

Saturday

February 21

2:00 -6:00 PM

Malibu

Raitt Recital Hall

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

(310) 506-4522

(310) 506-4055

Christopher Parkening, Master Class

Saturday

February 21

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Featured Artist Recital

Marcin Dylla (GFA winner 2007), Recital

Sunday

February 22

2:00 PM

Beverly Hills

Historic Greystone Estate

905 Loma Vista Drive

Music in the Mansion

(310) 274-8931

Iris Malkin, Mezzo Soprano

Edward Trybek, Guitar, Linda Zoolalian , Piano, Recital

Sunday

February 22

3:00 PM

Pasadena

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music

100 N. Hill St.

(626) 683-3355

call for reservation

 

Scott Tennant, Master Class

Sunday

February 22

3:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Bridges Hall of Music

Pomona College

333 N. College Way, 

(909) 621-8155

 Jack Sanders, guitar (with mandolin, flute, cello & clarinet), Recital

Monday

February 23

12:00 Noon

Free

Orange

Bertea Hall, Room 109

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

(714) 997-6871

  Marcin Dylla, Master Class

Wednesday

February 25

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

map

Lily Afshar, Recital

Thursday

February 26

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

map

Lily Afshar, Recital

Thursday

February 26

12:00 Noon

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

Brian Barany, Recital

Friday

February 27

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Carlos Pérez Recital

Friday

February 27

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

Friday

February 27

8:00 PM

Wilmington

Los Angeles Harbor College

Music Department--Recital Hall

1111 Figueroa Place

South Bay Chamber Music Society

Bel Arts Trio (James Smith, guitar, David Shostac, flute, John Walz, cello), Recital

Saturday

February 28

7:30 PM

Free (& reception)

Los Angeles

Thorne Hall

Occidental College

1600 Campus Road

Occidental

CalTech

Caltech/Occidental Symphony Orchestra (with Vivaldi guitar concerto, Matthew Elgart, guitar)

Saturday

February 28

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society International Concert Series

(818) 677-2488

Carlos Pérez, Recital

Saturday

February 28

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

Brian Head and Friends (with voice, piano, recorder et al.), Recital

March 2009

Sunday

March 1

3:00 PM

Rancho Palos Verdes

Pacific Unitarian Church

5621 Montemalaga

South Bay Chamber Music Society

Bel Arts Trio (James Smith, guitar, David Shostac, flute, John Walz, cello), Recital

Sunday

March 1

3:30 PM

Free (& reception)

Pasadena

Ramo Auditorium

California Institute of Technology

332 South Michigan Ave.

Occidental

CalTech

Caltech/Occidental Symphony Orchestra (with Vivaldi guitar concerto, Matthew Elgart, guitar)

Sunday

March 1

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-2488

Lily Afshar, Recital

Monday

March 2

10:00 AM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-2488

Lily Afshar, Master Class

Saturday

March 7

8:00 PM

Irvine

Winifred Smith Hall

UC Irvine

Galanterie: The Twilight of the Lute

(949)824-2787

 email

 John Schneiderman, lute, Elizabeth
Blumenstock, violin, William Skeen, violoncello, Recital

Sunday

March 8

4:00 PM

Free

Long Beach

Grace First Presbyterian Church

3955 Studebaker Rd.

(562) 420-3393

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

Sunday

March 8

6:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Lyman Hall

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

340 N. College Ave. 

(310) 435-1705

email

Payam Larijani, with Seth Greenberg, Recital

Sunday

March 8

7:00 PM

Under 12 Free 

Riverside

Hole Memorial Auditorium

La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Pkwy.

Faculty Recital Series

(their web calendar shows the wrong date)

Lee Zimmer, Recital

Thursday

March 12

12:00 Noon

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

Kevin Cooper, Recital

Thursday

March 12

7:00 PM

Free to auditors

Fullerton

Redfield Room (PA-170)

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

email

Margarita Escarpa, Master Class

Thursday

March 12

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

UCLA Guitar Ensemble Recital, Peter Yates, Director

Friday

March 13

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Margarita Escarpa, Recital

Friday

March 13

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble Recital, Peter Yates, Director

Saturday

March 14

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society International Concert Series

(818) 677-2488

 Margarita Escarpa, Recital

Sunday

March 15

7:00 PM

Free

South Pasadena

South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory

1509 Mission Street

(626) 403-2300

AlmaNova World Music Collective (guitar, flutes, keyboard, bass, voice & percussion), Recital

Wednesday

March 18

7:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

Peninsula Center Library

701 Silver Spur Road

Music in the Library

(310) 377-9584 Ext215

Brian Barany, Recital

Thursday

March 19

12:00 Noon

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

Friday

March 20

12:30 PM

Free

Santa Ana

C-104

Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street

map

Denali Guitar Duo, Recital

Saturday

March 21

7:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

map

Mojácar Flamenco, Comcert

Saturday

March 21

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Showcase

Showcase Recital

Saturday-Sunday

March 21-29

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Symphony

2nd International Guitar Festival

Friday-Sunday

March 27-29

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

 

Fifth Annual LMU Guitar Festival

Friday

March 27

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

 

Gyan Riley, Recital

Saturday

March 28

8:00 PM

NOTE CHANGE IN DATE 

(was Mar 27th)

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Triada Guitar Trio, Recital

Saturday

March 28

8:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

 David Leisner, Recital

Sunday

March 29

2:00 PM

Los Angeles

Murphy Recital Hall

Loyola Marymount University

One LMU Drive

(310) 338-5386

SoloDuo, Recital

April 2009

Friday

April 3

4:00 PM

Free

Claremont

Lyman Hall

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

340 N. College Ave. 

(909) 621-8155

Steve Gibbs, Master Class

Friday

April 3

5:30 PM

Free

Claremont

Lyman Hall

Thatcher Music Building

Pomona College

340 N. College Ave. 

(909) 621-8155

Steve Gibbs, Recital

Friday

April 3

8:00 PM

Free

Walnut

Music Recital Hall

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand

(909)468-4050 Jeff Jones & Scott Zeidel, Guitar Concert

Saturday

April 4

12:00 - 6:00 PM

Los Angeles

United University Church

Thornton School of Music Calendar

USC

(213) 740-7399

James Smith

ASTA/Aron Green Guitar Competition

Friday

April 10

7:00 PM

Free

South Pasadena

Community Room

South Pasadena Library

1414 Mission St.

e-mail

AlmaNova Guitar & Flute Duo  with Paul Switzler, Piano, Recital

Saturday

April 11

12:00 N - 2:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

USC Fisher Museum of Art

USC

 

web

email

Original Music for the Guitar (Thornton guitaristscomposers), Recital

Saturday

April 11

8:00 PM

Venice

Electric Lodge

1416 Electric Avenue

map

(310) 397.8820 x102

 

Jack Sanders, and Steve Gibbs (vihuela, baroque
and classical guitars), Recital

Monday

April 13

7:00 PM

Free to auditors

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213) 740-7917/7399

email

Pepe Romero, Master Class

Tuesday

April 14

12:00 Noon

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

The Malkin-Trybek Duo (voice and guitar), Recital

Tuesday

April 14

12:00 Noon

Free to auditors

Los Angeles

PIC 137/139 (Practice and Instructional Conplex)

USC

(213) 740-7917/7399

email

Pepe Romero, Master Class

Tuesday

April 14

7:00 PM

Free to auditors

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213) 740-7917/7399

email

Pepe Romero, Master Class

Thursday

April 16

7:00 PM

Santa Clarita

Valencia Library

23743 W. Valencia Blvd.

Shakespeare in Song

(661) 259-8942

William Clark (guitar & composer), Recital

Thursday

April 16

7:00 PM

Free

Carson

California State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E. Victoria Street

contact

Buzz Gravelle and Peter Yates (guitar, mandolin, and arpeggione), Recital

Friday

April 17

8:00 PM

Fullerton

Meng Concert Hall

Performing Arts Center

Cal State University

800 N. State College

Guitarists of the World

(714) 278-3371

Rémi Boucher, Recital

Friday

April 17

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

schedule

Andrew York, Recital

Friday

April 17

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

Buzz Gravelle and Peter Yates (guitar, mandolin, and arpeggione), Recital

Friday

April 17

8:00

Free

Los Angeles

Powell Library Rotunda

UCLA

Powell Music Concerts in the Rotunda

Payam Larijani and Seth Greenberg, Recital

Saturday

April 18

2:00 PM

Los Angeles

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway

USC

(213)740-2584

email

Classical Guitar Department Recital

Saturday

April 18

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Featured Artist Recital

David Burgess, Recital

Saturday

April 18

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

American Guitar Society International Concert Series

(818) 677-2488

 Rémi Boucher, Recital

Sunday

April 19

10:00 AM

Free to auditors

Orange

Bertea Hall Choral Room

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

email

  David Burgess, Master Class

Saturday

April 18

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

Buzz Gravelle and Peter Yates (guitar, mandolin, and arpeggione), Recital

Sunday

April 19

4:00 PM

Lake Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead Country Club

250 Golf Course Road

ConcertMaster Series

(909) 337-4296

Andrew York, Recital

Tuesday

April 21

12:00 Noon

Free

Los Angeles

Music Building

Room 247, Clausen Hall

Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue

(323) 953-4000 ext.2880

LACC Solo Guitar and Guitar Ensemble Recital

Friday

April 24

8:00 PM

Long Beach

Saint Luke's Episcopal Church

525 E. 7th Street (map)

Long Beach CG Society

(562) 809-6818

Chanson du Soir, Recital

Sunday

April 26

3:00 PM

Pasadena

Room 200

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music

100 N. Hill St.

(626) 683-3355

call for reservation

 

David Russell, Master Class

CANCELLED

Tuesday

April 28

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

Edgar Luna, Recital

Wednesday

April 29

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Matt Peters, Recital

Wednesday

April 29

7:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

Peninsula Center Library

701 Silver Spur Road

Music in the Library

(310) 377-9584 Ext215

Ashley Burdick

Cassandra Barany, Recital

May 2009

Friday

May 1

8:00 PM

Northridge

Music Recital Hall

Cal State Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

(818) 677-2488

Discovery Players Guitar Ensemble, Steve Thachuck, Director, Recital

Saturday

May 2

8:00 PM

Ventura

Ventura Missionary Church

500 High Point Drive

Ventura Music Festival

The Romero Family, Recital

Sunday

May 3

3:00 PM

Free

Laguna Beach

Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

Laguna Beach Live

First Sundays

(949) 376-6000

email

Lee Zimmer, Recital

Friday

May 8

4:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Arroyo Seco Branch

Los Angeles Public Library, 

6145 N. Figueroa Street

(323) 255-0537

Richard Sega, Recital        

Friday

May 8

8:00 PM

Free

Santa Ana

Phillips Hall Theater

Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street

map

Santa Ana College Guitar Ensemble, David Adele, Director

Friday

May 8

8:00

Free

Los Angeles

Powell Library Rotunda

UCLA

Powell Music Concerts in the Rotunda

Noteworthy Duo (flute/guitar), Recital

Friday

May 8

8:00 PM

Irvine

IVC Performing Arts Center

Music Hall

Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive

email

Irvine Valley College and UC Irvine Guitar Ensembles, John Schneiderman, Director

Saturday

May 9

3:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

Peninsula Center Library

701 Silver Spur Road

Music in the Library

(310) 377-9584 Ext215

 James Burdick, guitar, Albert Mendoza, piano, Recital

Saturday

May 9

8:00 PM

Cerritos

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

12700 Center Court Drive

(800) 300-4345

(562) 467-8826

email

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Recital

Wednesday

May 13

12:10 PM

Free

Santa Monica

First United Methodist Church

1008 Eleventh Street

Midweek Recital Series

(310) 393-8258

Martha Masters, Recital

Wednesday

May 13

7:30 PM

Free

Anaheim

Servite High School 

1952 W. La Palma Ave.

(714) 774-7575, Ext.1154

Servite High School Classical Guitar Program (Gregg Goodhart, Director), Recital

Friday

May 15

7:30 PM

Free

Fullerton

Fullerton Museum Concert Hall

301 N. Pomona Ave.

(714) 774-7575,

Ext. 1154

map

Servite High School Classical Guitar Program ( Gregg Goodhart, Director), Recital

Friday

May 15

8:00 PM

Valley Glen

Music Recital Hall - Room M106

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

(818) 947-2346

schedule

LAVC Guitar Department Spring Recital

Friday

May 15

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

Saturday

May 16

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Showcase

Showcase Recital

Sunday

May 17

3:00 PM

Free

Glendale

Brand Library Recital Hall

1601 West Mountain Street

Flute and Guitar, Alone and Together

(818) 548-2051

Sarah Wass, flute, Steven Thachuk, guitar, Recital

Monday

May 18

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

St. Thomas the Apostle Church

2760 West Pico Boulevard

(323) 737-2424

LA Philharmonic neighborhood Chamber Music Concert (featuring guitarist Jack Sanders)

Wednesday

May 20

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Isamu Nakashio, Recital

Sunday

May 20

7:00 PM

Free

Santa Monica

MLK Auditorium

Santa Monica Main Public Library

601 Santa Monica Boulevard

(310) 458-8600

Peter Fletcher, Recital

Wednesday

May 20

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 and Solo Guitar Recital, Charles Suovanen, Director

Sunday

May 24

4:00 PM

Canoga Park

Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church

7304 Jordan Avenue

(818) 887-6101

Enrique Gonzalez-Medina and friends, Recital for cello, guitar and voice

Tuesday

May 26

5:30 PM

Free

Fontana

Lewis Library and Technology Center

(outside the Center)

8437 Sierra Ave

Music Musings: Flamenco Guitar

(909) 428-8818

Bill Ostrie, Recital

Thursday-Saturday

May 28-30

(May 26-27, Young

Guitarist Competition)

Malibu

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

(310) 506-4522

Parkening International Guitar Competition

Friday

May 29

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

Saturday

May 30

8:00 PM

Culver City

Boulevard Music

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.

(310) 398-2583

Michael Chapdelaine, Recital

June 2009

Friday

June 5

8:00 PM

Pomona

Music Recital Hall

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

(909) 869-3554

events

"Sleep: A Surreal View of the Nightscape" (for Guitars, Storytellers, Dancers, Microtonal Guitar Orchestra), Peter Yates, Conductor

Saturday

June 6

8:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Organ Studio (Rm 1655-A)

Schoenberg Music Building

UCLA

(310) 825-4760

UCLA Guitarists (Peter Yates, Director), Recital

Tuesday

June 9

6:30 PM

Free

Los Angeles

East Los Angeles Library

4837 E. Third St.

Latin Guitar Concert

(323) 264-0155

Marco Tulio, Recital        

Sunday

June 14

2:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

Rolling Hills United Methodist Church

26438 Crenshaw Blvd.

(310) 377-6771 

 Alma Nova (flute/guitar duo), Recital

Saturday

June 20

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

Orange County Guitar Circle Directors' Showcase

Directors' Showcase Recital

Sunday

June 21

6:00 PM

Free

Los Angeles

Leo S. Bing Theater

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5905 Wilshire Blvd.

Sundays Live (& webcast)

(213) 473-8525

Davin-Brown Guitar Duo, Recital

Sunday

June 21

7:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Orange Grove Friends Meeting

501 E. Orange Grove Blvd.

(626) 792-6223

Keith Calmes, Recital

July 2009

Wednesday

July 1

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

Sam Hill, guitar, Laura Osborn, flute, Recital

Friday

July 10

7:00 PM

Pasadena

Gallery 11

Norton Simon Museum

411 W. Colorado Blvd.

"Two Guitars and Two Centuries"

(626) 449-6840

Odeum Guitar Duo, Recital

Wednesday

July 15

12:00 Noon

Free

Glendale

First Baptist Church of Glendale

209 N. Louise St. (at Wilson)

Glendale Noon Concerts

(818) 242-2113

Jamie Pedrini, flute, Francisco Castillo, oboe, Gregg Nestor, guitar, Recital

Wednesday

July 15

7:00 PM

Free

Cerritos

Cerritos Library

18025 Bloomfield Avenue

(562) 916-1389

The Noteworthy Duo (flute & guitar), Recital

Sunday

July 1 9

7:00 PM

La Canada Flintridge

The Lanterman Auditorium

4491 Cornishon Avenue

(626) 403-7489

Flamenco Ole in Concert

(Mojácar Flamenco and Studio Flamenco)

Friday

July 24

6:00 PM

Arcadia

Neighborhood Music School

25 S. 1st Ave.

(626) 254-9525

Perfecto De Castro and students, Recital

August 2009

Sunday

August 2

2:00 PM

Free

Yorba Linda

Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace

18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.

(714) 993-5075

Isamu Nakashio, Recital

Sunday

August 2

2:00 PM

Free

Simi Valley

Simi Valley Library

2969 Tapo Canyon

(805) 526-1735

Cameron O'Connor, Recital

Wednesday

August 19

12:00 PM

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon

(626) 793-2191

The Noteworthy Duo (flute & guitar), Recital

Friday

August 28

8:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 398-7917

map

Mojácar Flamenco Latin Jazz Show, featuring Stephen Dick, guitar, Katerina Tomás, dance

Friday

August 28

8:00 PM

Culver City

Boulevard Music

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.

(310) 398-2583

YMT Guitar Trio, Recital

Saturday

August 29

8:00 PM

Covina

The Fret House

309 N. Citrus Ave.

(626) 339-7020

e-mail

YMT Guitar Trio, Recital

Sunday

August 30

5:00 PM

Free

Rolling Hills Estates

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church

26825 Rolling Hills Rd.

(310) 377-2825

The Noteworthy Duo (flute & guitar), Recital