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PLEASE DONATE!
Help us fund our
Concert Presentations and
Educational Programs.

LTCGS/CGWest is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

Reno Classical Music
Open Mic
Dec. 14, 7:00pm
at Fine Vines

• At Fine Vines Cheese and Wines in Northwest Reno!

6300 Mae Anne Avenue #3
Reno, NV 89523
• Every other Thursday
7:00pm to 9:00pm
(may move to weekly later) - check here of Facebook for ongoing schedules
• Fine music in a fun and supportive environment
• Sponsored by Larry Aynesmith and the Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival
• Pros, students all ages, amateurs welcome. Violin and strings, classical guitar, all fine instrumental and vocal genres welcome
• Email music@cgwest.org to sign up to play. (Online signup form will be added later)
* Monthly mini-concerts coming up at this location, check this site for updates or email us to get on email list

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The 2018 Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival & Competition welcomes Jack Cimo as new Competition Director. For more info see www.jackcimo.com

• For more info or to join our email list, send request to:
music@cgwest.org and like "Classical Gala West" on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/
classicalgalawest

Please support us with your generous donation for our operations, prizes and scholarships for deserving students. Email music@cgwest.org for more info or specific donation requests. Mail checks to: CGW, P.O. Box 5083, Incline Village, Nv 89450. Online donations will be back soon.

Classical Gala West is one of the premier organizations in the American West presenting concerts, festivals and educational events. A division of LTCGS (Lake Tahoe Classic Guitar Society), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, ID 20-1754458 organization and donations may be tax deductible. Donations may be made specifically for any geographic area where we present concerts, scholarships for competition prize winners, and to support our overall programs.

Larry Aynesmith, President
David Forristall, Vice President
Terry Boyes, Secretary
Jack Cimo, Treasurer

• Thanks to all those who help make this series possible in part, including:

All of our sponsors, donors volunteers and attendees, City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission, Nevada Arts Council, Trinity Episcopal Church, Reno, St. John's Presbyterian, Reno, First Lutheran Church, Palo Alto, National Endowment for the Arts, Artown Festival, Reno

Classical Gala West and its associated programs have presented a plethora of fine artists and events including:

Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival
SF Bay Guitar Festival
Duo Siqueira Lima
Andrew York
Ronn Mcfarlane
Victor Villadangos
Maximo Diego Pujol
Ronn McFarlane
Paul Galbraith
Denis Azabagic
Vida Guitar Quartet
Celso Machado
Celino and Lito Romero
Marc Teicholz
Adam Levin
San Francisco Guitar Quartet
Sedona Farber
and many others

(c) 2017 Classical Gala West
music@cgwest.org
P.O. Box 6083, Incline Village, NV 89451




SIERRA NEVADA CLASSICAL GUITAR
FESTIVAL & COMPETITION

• July 19-22, 2018
• July 19-20
Concerts and Classical Guitar Competitions at
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Reno, Nevada
• July 21-22
Workshops, Masterclasses at Lake Tahoe tba

MORE INFO AND ONLINE REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

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2017 SF BAY CLASSICAL GUITAR COMPETITION RESULTS
Photo: Competition Winners, Judges, Festival Directors

We congratulate all the participants in a very high quality competition in Palo Alto on Dec. 2, 2017. Thanks also to Classical Guitarist Bradly Pupa for a fine eveniing concert. See you next year at the SF Bay and Sierra Nevada festivals!

ADULT DIVISION
1. Christopher Mann
(With amazing guitar by luthier Sean Spurling awarded as part of the 1st prize winnings)
2. Josh Moore
3. Steven Lerman
4. Sebastian Quintero

YOUTH DIVISION I
1. Eric Wang
2. Reade Park
3. Hilbert Chen
4. Charlie Zhou

YOUTH DIVISION II
1. Archer Parry
2. Kyle Khembunjong
3. Arushi Saxena
4. Aditya Hariharan

Festival Director - Larry Aynesmith
Competition Director - Jack Cimo
Competition Judges
Youth Divisions - David Norton, Ines Thome, Katie Gavelin
Adult Division - David Norton, Katie Gavelin, Larry Aynesmith
Presenter: Classical Gala West - www.cgwest.org
Sponsors: Gryphon Strings, Sean Spurling (Luthier), First Lutheran Church, Palo Alto

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Larry Aynesmith ________ Jack Cimo
Artistic Director ________ Competition Director
www.larryguitar.com _____ www.jackcimo.com