April 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends,
This is an exciting month for the Corvallis Guitar Society as we are very pleased to present the show ‘The Spanish Guitar: from the streets to the concert stage’ on Friday April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Corvallis. More information about this can be found under events on the Society website or go to the Majestic Theater website:


I am also delighted to announce that Jamie Stillway will be our featured artist for the Guitar Society meeting which will take place as usual on the first Monday of May, May 2nd, from 7:00pm to 9pm at the Lesson Loft at Gracewinds music on 3rd street downtown (please use the rear entrance).
Jamie is an accomplished finger-style guitarist now living in Portland. She is in demand both as a performer and instructor and has received some great reviews:

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March 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Corvallis Guitar Society,
Thank you to those who turned out for the last meeting of the Guitar Society on March 7th. We had a lot of fun entertaining ourselves with some good ensemble pieces (I detect some real progress here) and a solid open stage session. Anne echoed the strains of the ensemble’s rendition of Santa Lucia by performing it beautifully on the smallest guitar we have seen to date 🙂


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February 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Corvallis Guitar Society,
I am excited to announce that rehearsals for the Corvallis Guitar Society (CGS) Guitar Orchestra and Ensembles will begin this month. Rehearsals will take place on the 3rd and 4th Monday of each month at Gracewinds music from 7:00pm to 8:30pm (3rd Floor, rear entrance) with the goal of holding a concert in the second half of the year. If you are interested, please let me know and I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. If there is anyone out there with an acoustic or contra-bass guitar and you would like to be part of the orchestra then I would be happy to hear from you! If you would like to know more or review some of the music we will be playing, please check out the website:

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