VICTORIA GUITAR SOCIETY
The Victoria Guitar Society is dedicated to furthering and developing the classical guitar. Its aim is to present international level guitar artistry to the public and to encourage local activities and teaching. It has organized concerts, masterclasses, residencies, and other events in Victoria for over twenty years, showcasing major players from the Americas, Europe and Asia. Of special significance is Pepe Romero, who has been a loyal supporter of Victoria and is a guiding force behind its energy. Both Pepe, and his esteemed father, Celedonio Romero, hold honorary doctorates from the University of Victoria.
CONCERTS AND CLASSES
Victoria has been host to concerts and masterclasses by Stephen Robinson, Adam Holzman, Bryan Johanson, Den-Min Yeh, Ricardo Cobo, Norbert Kraft, Dale Kavanagh, Roberto Aussel, David Tanenbaum, Antigoni Goni, Enrique Salmeron, Arnaud Dumond, Randall Kohl, Enrique Velasco, Gustavo Castro, David Russell, Michael Partington, Randy Pile, Michael Nicolella, Patrick Kearney, Jeffrey McFadden, Andrew Zohn, Martha Masters, Marc Teicholz, Scott Tennant, Bill Kanengiser, Richard Savino, Ronn McFarlane, John Schneiderman, Paul O’Dette, Hopkinson Smith, Nigel North, Jeremy Jouve, Robert Ward, Thibault Cauvin, Goran Kripokapic, Roland Dyens, Xeufei Yang, Paul Galbraith, Ana Vidovic, Marcin Dylla, Gabriel Bianco, Lynn McGrath, Jorge Caballero, Florian Larousse, Pepe Romero and many others.