MONTHLY ONLINE OPEN MICS BEGINNING
JANUARY 12 

 INTERVIEW WITH CELEBRATED INTERNATIONAL GUITARIST MS. THU LE STILL AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE
    

MONTHLY OPEN MICS ONLINE !
MARK YOUR CALENDARS

WE HAVE COME UP WITH A CONVENIENT METHOD FOR HOLDING OPEN MICS ONLINE VIA ZOOM. THE FIRST ONE IS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 12 FROM 7 TO 9 PM. THE SESSION WILL BE HOSTED BY MELODY KINGMAN (FORMERLY MELODY SHEPPARD). FOR FULL DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT THE VIRTUAL OPEN MIC EVENT PAGE USING THIS LINK:


HERE YOU WILL FIND THE LINK TO THE ZOOM SESSION AND, FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO PERFORM, A LINK TO A PERFORMER SIGN-UP PAGE. YOU ARE WELCOME TO SIGN UP TO PERFORM, OR YOU MAY SIMPLY ENTER THE ZOOM SESSION AS A LISTENER. ALSO INCLUDED ON THE EVENT PAGE ARE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OPTIMIZING A PERFORMER'S SOUND QUALITY.


WE PLAN TO HOST A VIRTUAL OPEN MIC ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. THE SESSION NUMBER AND PASS CODE WILL BE THE SAME EACH TIME.

 MS.THU LE INTERVIEW STILL AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE

ALTHOUGH WE HAD TO CANCEL OUR NOVEMBER CONCERT BY THE VIETNAMESE GUITARIST THU LE, WE RESCHEDULED HER PERFORMANCE FOR MAY 14, 2022 IN OUR UPCOMING 2021-22 SEASON.

IN THE MEANTIME, PLEASE ENJOY A DELIGHTFUL AND INFORMATIVE INTERVIEW WITH HER CONDUCTED FOR THE SOUTH BAY GUITAR SOCIETY BY PROFESSOR STEVE LIN OF SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC. THE INTERVIEW CAN BE FOUND VIA OUR WEB SITE HOME PAGE.
OUR CONCERT SEASONS

WE HAVE UNFORTUNATELY HAD TO CANCEL THE ENTIRE 2020-2021 CONCERT SERIES, PLUS THE MARCH 2021 GUITARFEST. STATE AND COUNTY RULES HAVE SHUTTERED THE VENUES NORMALLY AVAILABLE FOR THESE EVENTS, AND IT IS IN ANY CASE UNSAFE FOR THE PUBLIC AND THE PERFORMERS TO GATHER UNTIL THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC IS UNDER CONTROL.

IN THE MEANTIME WE ARE HOPING TO PRESENT A FEW ONLINE CONCERTS IN THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT YEAR EITHER BY YOUNG LOCAL TALENT OR BY ACCOMPLISHED ARTISTS FROM OUR USUAL SERIES. MORE ABOUT THIS SOON.

ENJOY THIS BEAUTIFUL AND EMOTIONAL PLAYING OF GIULIO REGONDI'S "INTRODUCTION & CAPRICE" BY GABRIEL BIANCO.
THE VACCINATION PROCESS BEGINNING NOW GIVES US HOPE OF STAGING OUR NEXT SEASON OF INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED PERFORMERS IN ITS ENTIRETY. HERE IS THE LINE-UP OF ARTISTS FOR NEXT SEASON.

Schedule for the 2021-2022 Concert Season

Oct. 9, 2021.  Gaëlle Solal
Nov. 20, 2021. Jerome Mouffe
Feb. 5, 2022. Johan Smith (GFA winner)
Mar. 12, 2022. David Russell & GuitarFest
Apr. 2, 2022. Aaron Larget-Caplan
May 14, 2022. Thu Le
DONATIONS
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Thanks. 

Melody Kingman, President
David Sutton, Vice President 
   
SBGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit (federal id 77-0414012). Your membership is tax deductible. You can DONATE HERE, or mail your donation to: SBGS, P.O. Box 321269, Los Gatos, CA 95023. Does your employer provide matching donations? Please check!