TENOR GUITAR FOUNDATION
"Fostering musicianship four strings at a time" - an Oregon
5013C Non Profit.
The purpose of the TGF is as follows:
- To manage,
oversee and promote the Annual Tenor Guitar Gatherings in
- To secure a
place in Astoria, Oregon to house the Tenor Guitar Hall of
- To help
maintain the Tenor Guitar Advisory Board and the Tenor
Guitar Hall of Fame
- To educate
people about the tenor guitar via on-line workshops, film
documentaries and the creation and promotion of a travelling
Tenor Guitar Orchestra
- To "gift"
tenor guitars to young people, who are the future tenor
guitarists of tomorrow, and to people of any age who would
like to pursue the tenor but may not be able to afford an
We have expanded our goals for the
year and would greatly appreciate those who cannot attend the
gathering to become a
TENOR GUITAR ANGEL by clicking the
DONATE button to keep this informative website up, and for
us to be able to "gift" some inexpensive tenor guitars to young
children, the players of tomorrow, as well as those who would
like to play, but cannot afford an instrument. With your help,
we will be there for them, "Fostering Musicianship Four
Strings at a Time!"
7TH ANNUAL TENOR GUITAR GATHERING - 25 - 29 MAY, 2016:
The Tenor Guitar Foundation is proud to announce that the 7th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering will be held on
25 - 29 May, 2016. Keep an eye out on the menu bar to the left for
ANNUAL TENOR GUITAR GATHERING pages to learn about this year's artists, workshops and performances, and to buy your tickets and T-shirts when they are available!
SADLY, OUR LEADER, MARK JOSEPHS, PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 18,
His dream lives on as the
Tenor Guitar Gathering WILL take place in Astoria,
Oregon from May 25 - May 29, 2016.
In lieu of flowers or other
memorialization, Mark’s family (and extended tenor community
family), would love to have people donate to the Tenor Guitar
Gathering, to help in funding for the artists and venues to
keep Mark’s dream alive.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President - Josh Reynolds
Secretary - Wally Balmer
Treasurer - Lu Anne Farrar
Director - Josh Reynolds
Director - Ken Heikkila
Director - Howard Blumenthal