First Corvallis Guitar Festival June 9th and 10th

Welcome to the first Corvallis Guitar Festival presented by the Corvallis Guitar Society and made possible by a grant from the Benton County Cultural Coalition, and sponsorship by Shelton-Farretta Guitars, Jon Sharp Guitar, Tom Strini, and Cordoba Guitars, for which we are extremely grateful.

All festival events will take place at the 1st Presbyterian Church downtown Corvallis. 114 SW 8th St, Corvallis, OR 97333

The Festival features an opening concert at 7pm on Friday June 9th by rising local star Jaxon Williams, and a concert at 7pm on Saturday June 10th by internationally acclaimed classical and flamenco maestro Adam del Monte from Los Angeles.

Tickets are now available for the Friday and Saturday night concerts. They can be purchased online at:


Or tickets can be purchased at Grassroots Books and Music, 227 2nd St. downtown Corvallis.

In addition to the concerts there will be a Master Class hosted by Adam del Monte, and three guitar  Workshops, one of which will be hosted by Jaxon, all of which are free and open to the public and take place during the day on Saturday.  So bring your guitar and join in!
Here is the schedule:

Friday  June 9th
7:00pm                      Opening Concert: Jaxon Williams

Saturday June 10th
10:00am – 12:00   Masterclass with Adam; 4 students, 30 mins each
12:00 – 1:00pm                 LUNCH
1:00 – 2:45pm      Workshop: Intro to Classical Guitar – Mickey Jones
2:45 – 3:00pm                  BREAK
3:00 – 4pm           Workshop: Flamenco Technique – Berto Boyd
4:00pm – 5pm      Workshop: Fundamentals of right and left hand                                              for all fingerstyle guitar styles – Jaxon Williams
5pm – 7pm                       DINNER
7pm- —               Concert: Maestro Adam del Monte
I look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming May 1st Guitar Society Meeting

The agenda for the May 1st Meeting is as follows:
7:00 – 7:05pm Welcome
7:05 – 7:40pm Open Ensemble: bring your guitar, footstool and join in. Music can be downloaded from the website one week ahead of time.
7:40 – 8:10pm Open Stage: please share your music with us – all ages and abilities welcome.
8:10 – 8:20pm BREAK and Refreshments
8:20 – 9:00pm Featured Artist James Edwards

Entrance is FREE and open to the public (donations gratefully received).

Location: Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, OR 97333. The entrance is between New Morning Bakery and Sedlaks Boots and Shoes.

Music for the ensemble session will be posted to the website one week ahead of the meeting.