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2011

Friday, March 4, 2011, 8 pm, with the Pacific Guitar Ensemble, Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street at Van Ness, San Francisco, CA, $17/$14, http://www.oldfirstconcerts.org/performances/358/

Friday, March 11, 2011, 8 pm at the Davis Art Center, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Davis, CA, http://www.davisartcenter.org

March 19, 2011, Pacific Guitar Ensemble featuring David Tanenbaum, Marc Teicholz, Peppino D'Agostino, Lawrence Ferrara, Michael Bautista and Jon Mendle for the South Bay Guitar Society as part of the 7th Annual Guitar Solo & Ensemble Festival, $30/$25/$15, for more info visit http://www.sbgs.org

Friday, April 15, 2011, 7:30 pm, with the Pacific Guitar Ensemble, Sacramento State University, Recital Hall, Music Building, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA, as part of the New Millennium Series, http://www.csus.edu/music/bravo/newmill.htm

Friday, April 22, 2011, 8 pm, with the Pacific Guitar Ensemble, Davis Art Center, 1919 F St, Davis, CA, $5-$10, http://www.davisartcenter.org/events.htm

April 30, 2011, 8 pm, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, a concert for the Redwood Arts Council, Occidental Community Church, 2nd and Church St, Occidental, Ca

June 4, 2011, 8 pm Jon will be performing Heitor Villa-Lobos' Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, as soloist with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, San Francisco, Ca.

Friday, September 9, 2011, 6:30pm, La Guitarra California Festival, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Christopher Cohan Center, San Luis Obispo, CA, http://www.laguitarracalifornia.com/

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 8pm, Solo Recital at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, Sacramento, Ca, presented by the Sacramento Guitar Society. More info coming soon!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (yes, 2012), Solo performance, Ventura Guitar Society, details to come!


Past Performances

2011

January 29, 2011, Afternoon concert at The Frye Art Museum, 2 PM. Address: 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, Washington.

January 30, 2011, Solo guitar concert for The Vancouver Classic Guitar Society, $20/$15, Richmond, BC, Canadahttp://www.vancouverguitar.org/

February 16, 2011, Concert (7:30 pm) and masterclass (February 17) at Modesto Junior College, $12/$10

2010

Friday, January 15th, 8 pm, San Francisco Guitar Quartet at the Davis Art Center, Davis, Ca April 17, 7pm, $12, San Francisco Guitar Quartet CD IV release party, San Francisco Community Music Center, 21st and Capp Street, San Francisco, Ca

April 30, The Oakland Guitar Summit, featuring Matthew Grasso and the Nada Brahma Music Ensemble, Teja Gerken, and the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, at the Spice Monkey Restaurant, 1628 Webster St, Oakland, Ca

May 1st, 8 pm, SFCM Concert Hall, Jon will play Villa-Lobos' Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra with the SFCM Orchestra

May 8th, 8 pm, FREE, Osher Salon at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Jon's second and final graduate recital in pursuit of his Master of Music degree. Program to include works by JS Bach, CPE Bach, Adam Falckenhagen, and John Dowland.

June 6th, San Francisco Guitar Summit at Noe Valley Ministry, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Matthew Montfort and Teja Gerken, 8:30 pm

August 2010
Jon toured with The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
Concert Tour of U.S. Music Festivals
August 8: Lenox, MA Tanglewood Music Center, Koussevitzky Music Shed
August 9: New Bedford, MA Zeiterion Theatre
August 11: Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts
August 12: Rochester, NY CMAC Performing Arts Center
August 14: Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
August 15: Detroit, MI Orchestra Hall
August 17: Chapel Hill, NC Memorial Auditorium, UNC Chapel Hill
August 19: Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
August 20: Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Pavilion
August 22: Madison, WI Overture Center for the Arts

September 25, 2010, 7:30 pm, House Concert at Fifth Street Farms, 1517 Fifth Street (between Cedar and Jones), Berkeley, CA, with guitarist/composer Arina Burceva, $15-$20 sliding scale.

November 11, 2010, Performance in Dresden, Germany, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet for the Dresdner Gitarrenfest

2009

February 9th - Hear Jon on KUSF, 90.3 FM, on the Guitar Journeys program, from 11 PM to 12 Midnight. This can also (still) be streamed online at kusf.org

March 4, 7:30 PM, Jon is playing Heitor Villa-Lobos' Concerto for Guitar in the final round of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Guitar Concerto Competition. 7:30 PM, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, FREE! Wish me luck!

March 7, San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, Y Bolanzero by Terry Riley, Jon is playing guitar 1 with the SFCM guitar ensemble as part of a new music concert, 8 pm

March 22, @ St Kevin's Church, 704 Cortland Ave., SF, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, 7pm

May 3rd - Jon's first Graduate Recital at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 5 PM, Osher Salon. Admission is free! Program to include works by Weiss, Huwet, Debussy, Villa-Lobos, Mertz, and Satie.

Saturday, June 13th, 7:30 PM @ Red Vic Sessions with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Red Victorian Hotel, 1665 Haight Street, San Francisco

July 7, Third Annual A Celebration of the 7-String Guitar (7-strings and beyond)" hosted by Matthew Grasso and Watermelon Music. 7:07 PM, @ Watermelon Music, 207 E St, Davis, 95616. 530-758-4010. $7 Donation.

Friday, November 20th, (Note the change in date), Old First Church, located at Sacramento and Van Ness in San Francisco, with the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, 8 pm.