Guitar Society Meeting Monday February 3rd 2020 7:30-9:30PM

Venue: Odd Fellows Hall, Corvallis
Free & Open to the Public

Featuring George Benton England: “New Histories Program” for nineteenth century and modern guitars

Originally of Northern California, George England currently resides in New York City where he performs and teaches guitar and theory. George is regularly engaged as a soloist and chamber musician with the NYC-based Ensemble Music Humana, Sinfonia Spirituosa in California, and as guitarist with the Cantanti Project. Currently, George is faculty in guitar and musicianship at the esteemed Diller-Quaile School of Music, in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn Guitar School, and founded the Sacramento Guitar Institute. George holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University.

His performances will include a unique set of works on theorbo and nineteenth century guitar by composers such as Kapsberger, Hurel, Coste, Sor, and others. More information may be found at: wwww.GeorgeEngland.com

AGENDA MONDAY February 3rd 2020
7:30 – 7:35 pm Welcome
7:35 – 8:10 pm Open Guitar Ensemble: email me jmds157@yahoo.com  to get the guitar scores/parts if you want to join in – anyone is welcome!
8:10 – 8:35 pm Open Stage: anyone is welcome to come and share guitar music with us
8:35 – 8:45 pm BREAK and Refreshments
8:45 – 9:30 pm Featured Concert Artist – George Benton England

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.

Winter Guitar Series Opening Concert: Saturday December 14th 2019 3 – 4pm

Venue: Corvallis-Benton County Library
Free & Open to the Public

This concert will feature the Guitar Society Ensemble performing a range of music from around the world, as well as duets and solo’s by guitar society members.

Ensemble Program (Arr. Andrew Forrest)

My Loves an Arbutus
An old Irish air, arr. by Charles Villiers Stanford

Hong du Ci
The Red Bean Song – a Chinese folk song

Stare Ljubavi
A traditional Bosnian melody

An Tailliuir
Irish Air

Greek Dance
Traditional Greek Dance Music

Les Barricades Mystérieuses
Arranged from Harpsichord by François Couperin

Fiddlers Playing
A song and dance from the Ukraine

Solo & Duets

The First Noel (English Carol) Matt Campbell & Martin Erwig

Cavatina (The Deer Hunter) Anne Loewen & Jon Sharp

Rondo from Duo in G, Op. 34, Berto Boyd & Jon Sharp

Guárdame la Vacas, Berto Boyd

August Moon, Raven Dow-Hygelund

Songe Capricorne, Raven Dow-Hygelund

Sueño del Minero, Raven Dow-Hygelund & Berto Boyd

Choco, Raven Dow-Hygelund & Berto Boyd

Next Guitar Society Meeting Monday November 4th 2019 7:30-9:30 pm

Venue: Odd Fellows Hall, Corvallis
Free & Open to the Public

Our featured artist for this meeting is local Eugene classical guitarist Craig Einhorn. Some of you may recall that Craig performed some great music together with Argentinean maestro Pablo Figueroa at the May Guitar Society Meeting, and we are delighted to welcome Craig back for a solo performance!

As we march towards the December Winter Concert series, the November 4th meeting will also include our OPEN GUITAR ENSEMBLE REHEARSAL for the music we will be performing on December 14th at the Corvallis-Benton County Library.  The music is posted to the website: https://corvallisguitarsociety.org/ensemble-music-scores-and-parts-for-september-9th-guitar-society-meeting/ so check out the scores online, download the parts you would like to play and bring them along to the meeting with your guitar and join in! EVERYONE is welcome and the scores include parts suitable for all levels of playing.

AGENDA MONDAY November 4th 2019
7:30 – 7:35 pm Welcome
7:35 – 8:15 pm Open Guitar Ensemble: check out the music and download from the website.
8:15 – 8:40 pm Open Stage: share your music with us – all solo guitar styles (or ensembles) and all abilities welcome.
8:40 – 8:50 pm BREAK and Refreshments
8:50 – 9:30 pm Featured Concert Artist: Craig Einhorn

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.

We look forward to seeing you,
Best Regards
Jon Sharp
President, Corvallis Guitar Society