Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Festival brings all thing guitar to Olympic Valley
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Sixth International Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Festival and Competition sets off a weekend full of guitar events in Olympic Valley, concurrent with the Art, Wine andamp; Classical Guitar Music Festival at the Village at Squaw Valley, July 14-15.Listen to exclusive performances by a wide array of international guitarists, including Brazil-born Celso Machado, Rene Izquierdo, Connie Sheu and Marc Teicholz. Theyandamp;#8217;ll also be able to take part to a variety of events including adult and youth guitar competitions, lectures, luthier exhibits and workshops. All events will take place in acoustically excellent Squaw Valley Chapel.andamp;#8220;The idea is to set the stage for a memorable weekend of guitar music in one of the worldandamp;#8217;s most spectacular locations near Lake Tahoe,andamp;#8221; said Larry Aynesmith, festival director and organizer. andamp;#8220;Whether you are a guitar professional, aficionado, or simply a music lover, this Festival always fosters excitement about this classical yet timeless instrument.andamp;#8221;During the weekend, attendees will have the chance to catch teaser-performances by selected guitar artists on the stages at Squaw Valley Village during the Art and Wine and Classical Guitar Music Festival, July 14-15.Sierra Nevada Guitar Society is the premier organization presenting classical guitar concerts, festivals and educational events in Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe.For more information visit http://www.sierraguitar.org.Art, Wine andamp; Music FestivalSquaw Valleyandamp;#8217;s base village will burst with color, taste, and sound as fine artists, crafts makers, performers and musicians come to participate in this fun, two-day annual event, July 14-15. The Art, Wine andamp; Music Festival features two performance stages, restaurants and shops, and walkways lined with fine art booths and exhibits. Visit the Village 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. with wine tasting 2-5 p.m.A $25 donation for unlimited wine tasting includes a commemorative wine glass. All proceeds benefit Disabled Sports USA Far West. Visit http://www.squaw.com.
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