Local guitar happenings around Victoria and Vancouver Island

Simon Farintosh-A Guitar Recital

January 18th, 2020 2:00-3:00pm

St. George's Anglican Church - Cadboro Bay

3909 St. George's Lane, Victoria, British Columbia V8N 4E3

This afternoon recital will feature solo guitar works by A. Tansman, M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and J. Hetu, in addition to transcriptions of A. Scriabin and T. Monk. All donations will be directed towards the St. George's Children's Ministry.
Reception to follow

Concert with Orontes, accompanied by Simon Farintosh

January 17th, 2020. 7:30-9:00pm

St. Dunstan's Anglican Church, 1806 San Juan Ave, Victoria BC.

Members of Orontes Guitar Quartet, comprised of Syrian guitarists Orwa Al Sharaa, Gabriel Al Botros, and Meer Mahmoud, will be joined by Canadian guitarist Simon Farintosh for an evening of music for guitar quartet and trio. This exciting program will feature works by Philip Glass, Leo Brouwer, Olga Amelkina-Vera, among others. All proceeds will be directed towards Orontes members as they seek refugee status in Canada.

Masterclass with Dr. Alexander Dunn

December 4th, 4:00-6:00pm

Room 303, Victoria Conservatory of Music

Scandinavian Folk and Art Songs - Advent Concert Series

Annette Lampson, soprano & Douglas Hensley, guitar
November 20th, 12 pm
Saint Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd, Victoria
By donation at the door.


VCM Guitar Orchestra

All year round: click to learn more and register for the term

Masterclass with Michael Dias
November 16th, 3:30pm
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music