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Forthcoming:

2020 SF Bay Classical Guitar Festival & Competition
Saturday February 22
Woodside Village Church
3154 Woodside Road
Woodside, California 94062
Guest Artist: Diana Schaible and more tba



Luthier Kenny Hill will receive Special Award for Distinguished Contibutions to Classical Guitar Luthiery

Sierra Nevada
Classical Guitar Festival
& Competition

July/August 2020
Reno/Tahoe tba
Info and Registration soon
Guest Artists: tba
Special Award for Distinguisghed Contributions to Classical Guitar Education tba

COOL July Nights, 2020
(tentative)


Tahoe Music Series
+CLASSICAL
+FLAMENCO
+BLUEGRASS
+WORLD MUSIC

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Help us fund our
Concert Presentations and
Educational Programs


QUALITY CLASSICAL GUITAR TEACHING PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
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Thanks to all those who help make this series possible in part, including:

All of our sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees, Nevada Arts Council, Artown Festival, Reno, www.StringsByMail.com, David Norton, Sedona Farber, Vasil Chekardzhikov, Good Shepherd Lutheran, Reno,
St. Patrick's Episcopal, Incline Village, St. John's Presbyterian, Reno, National Endowment for the Arts, GryphonStrings.com, Palo Alto

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CGWest 2018/2019
Board of Directors
Lawrence Smith
David Forristall
Tony T.


2020 SF Bay Classical Guitar Festival & Competition
Concerts, Youth and Adult Classical Guitar Competitions
Saturday February 22, Woodside Village Church
3154 Woodside Road, Woodside, California 94062

All events open to public, $5.00 admission to concerts
and Adult Competition Finals, donations requested

2020 SF Bay Adult Competition
For Competitors click here to register:
sfbay2020adultcomp.brownpapertickets.com

2020 SF Bay Youth Competition
For Competitors click here to register:
sfbay2020youthcomp.brownpapertickets.com

Guest Artists: Diana Schaible and more tba

Diana Schaible is 1st Prize winner of the 2019
Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Competition

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2019 Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Festival
& Competition
and Artown Classical Guitar Concerts

Was a great success!

Thanks to guest artists MATT PALMER, STEVEN LERMAN, EDDIE MARTINEZ for great concerts, all of our perfomers including the Gabrielle Gillen Ensemble and Lawrence Smith, Steven Lerman and David Norton for judging and lecturing, and all our great competitors.


Guest Artist Matt Palmer, Diana Schaible, Noah Weig-Pickering,
Judge Steven Lerman, Lawrence Smith, Judge David Norton,
Saro Babikian

2019 Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Competition
Adult Division Results
1. Diana Schaible
2. Anthony Mariano
3. Noah Weig-Pickering
4. Saro Babikian

2019 Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Competition
Youth Awards Ceremony

2019 Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Youth Competition
Division I
1. Ryan Park
2. Natalie Leminh
3. Grant Gillen
4. Savannah Milam
Division II
1. Hannalore Whetstone
2. Ethan Lin
3. Grace GIllen
4. Asa Morway

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Thanks to 2019 COOL July Nights Performers
Eddie Martinez, Suspect Terrane, Matt Palmer, Gabrielle Gillen Ensemble, Lawrence Smith, Yangqin Zhao

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Classical Gala West, Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival, SF Bay Guitar Festival - www.cgwest.org
Lawrence Smith, Artistic Director - www.lawrenceguitarist.com

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(c) 2019 Classical Gala West
music@cgwest.org
P.O. Box 6083, Incline Village, NV 89451