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Please pre-register for workshops at each venue, or visit our online registration pages if a link is provided below.

For more information about events or private lessons, please contact us by e-mail or at (503) 699-1814.

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May, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Acoustic Guitar Summit in Hillsboro, Oregon
We’re thrilled that Walters Cultural Art Center has included us once again, this time in their 2018-19 concert series. Doug Smith is in New York and Chicago till June as part of the cast of the new stage version of “August Rush,” so Terry Robb and I have invited exciting Hawaiian virtuoso Jeff Peterson to join us. Jeff taught with Terry and me at the our 2015 Guitar Seminar.
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Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1:00 & 3:30 PM
Mark Presents Beginning and Intermediate Fingerstyle Workshops at Gryphon in Palo Alto
Note the later starting times! Mark presents two workshops on fingerstyle playing at famed Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, California. Mark has had great success at teaching fundamentals of fingerstyle guitar through his books, DVDs, and in-person instruction. He will get beginners going in the right direction with fun patterns that turn into tuneful guitar solos; and successfully expand the understanding, technique and repertoire of intermediates. Mark Hanson uses enjoyable arrangements and compositions of his own, which he will explain and teach to you. To register, please call Gryphon directly at (650) 493-2131.
Workshop descriptions | Venue Website | Directions

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 10:00 AM
Mark & Greta in Los Altos, California
Mark and Greta join Mark’s early “Waterwheel” partner Fred Cummins for music on Cinco de Mayo during the morning service at Foothills Congregational Church in Los Altos.
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Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:00-4:00 PM
Mark & Greta Afternoon Concert in Los Altos, California
Mark and Greta perform at Foothills Congregational Church in a family-friendly concert with fingerstyle guitar duo Teja Gerken and Doug Young. Location: Foothills Congregational Church 461 Orange Avenue, Los Altos, California. Free will donation.
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Monday, May 6, 2019 - 8:15 PM
Mark & Greta Perform in Morro Bay, California
Mark and Greta participate in the “Songwriters At Play” event in the coastal California town of Morro Bay. Venue: Morro Bay Wine Seller, 601 Embarcadero. Music starts at 6:30. M&G are scheduled for 8:15. No cover charge.

June, 2019

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 3:00-5:00 PM
Guitar Workshop in Shingle Springs, California
Mark conducts a fingerstyle workshop at the Shingle Springs Opera House. For all levels. Mark will discuss tone production, playing without tension and playing musically, using repertoire from his new Relaxing Songs book. Reservations & info: dcthomas5256 @ gmail.com (delete spaces when emailing).

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Mark & Greta in Shingle Springs, California
Mark performs his sparkling guitar solos, and then is joined by Greta Pedersen for their vocal/guitars/uke duo in a house concert up the ‘hill’ from Sacramento. Mark will present his “History of Fingerstyle Guitar in America” concert. Reservations & info: dcthomas5256 @ gmail.com (delete spaces when emailing).

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Acoustic Guitar Summit in Lake Oswego, Oregon
We’re thrilled that the Lake Theater Cafe’ continues to sell out when we perform there. This concert features our normal, continually expanding repertoire of originals and original arrangements. Hot licks and cool ballads! Reserve early!
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December, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Acoustic Guitar Summit in Ridgefield, Washington
Mark, Terry Robb and Doug Smith bring their continually updated Holiday Show once again to the historic Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield, Washington. This venue sells out every year, so get your tickets early!
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Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Acoustic Guitar Summit in Lake Oswego, Oregon
Mark, Terry Robb and Doug Smith bring their continually updated Holiday Show to the Lake Theater Cafe - a favorite venue! AGS sells out three shows a year here (110 seats), so buy your tickets early!
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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Acoustic Guitar Summit in Lake Oswego, Oregon
For the second night in a row, Mark, Terry and Doug bring their continually updated Holiday Show to the Lake Theater Cafe - a favorite venue! AGS sells out three shows a year here (110 seats), so buy your tickets early!
Tickets | Directions