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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, City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission, Nevada Arts Council, Trinity Episcopal Church, Reno, St. John's Presbyterian, Reno, National Endowment for the Arts, Artown Festival, Reno, Gryphon Strings, Palo Alto

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CGWest 2018/2019
Larry Aynesmith, President and Director
David Forristall, Treasurer
Terry Boyes, Secretary


2018 SF Bay Classical Guitar Festival
& Competition
Saturday November 24, 2018, 12pm-4:30pm
San Mateo Public Library, Laurel Room
55 W. 3rd Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402
Attendance at events FREE to public,
$20 donations requested

Youth Competitor Rules &Registration:

Adult Competitor Rules & Registration:

Concert, 3:00pm:
Christopher Mann

Competition Judges:
Grady Sloan and Christopher Mann

Schedule: Youth and Adult Competitions 11am-3pm
Concert: 3:00pm
Awards: 3:45pm

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December 2018
Classical Guitar Holiday Concert
Reno, tba

July 2019
2019 Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival & Competition
Artown Classical Guitar Concerts
Special Guest Artist: Matt Palmer

See this website soon for online registration
for masterclasses, workshops and concerts

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Thanks to 2018 Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival Guest Artists
Vasil Chekardzhikov, Triada Trio, Sedona Farber, and all
the great youth competitors who attended our festival.

2018 Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Youth Competition

Division I
1. Kairey Wang
2. Aditya Hariharan
3. Calvin Junsay
4. Stanley Wong

Division II
1. Reade Park
2. Calvin Junsay
3. Yian Wang
4. Preston Hong

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Classical Gala West, Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival, SF Bay Guitar Festival -
Larry Aynesmith, Artistic Director -

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(c) 2018 Classical Gala West
P.O. Box 6083, Incline Village, NV 89451