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We are offering a new opportunity!
be a "Tenor Guitar Champion"

for $100/year

Enjoy a TGF t-shirt, special rewards, advance notice, join a Chapter (look for more chapter information in 2023)
 

Email Office for more information. Tenorguitaroffice@gmail.com

Thank you Sponsors
TGG12 -2022 was a good time, great music on stage and off!

KD Properties

Clatsop County Cultural Coalition
Karen Sexton Josephs

EASTWOOD GUITARS
CITY OF ASTORIA-grant
Bridgewater Bistro
Carol Newman
Polk Riley's Printing and Design
Lum's Auto
Josh Reynolds

Raffles donors:
Holly McHone Jewelers
Michael's Music
Columbia River Coffee Roasters
Kitt's Apothecary
Purple Cow Toys
Fishsticks
Sue Olson Photography
Luminary Gallery
Greg Parke, Musician
Jadene
Astoria Coffeehouse and Bistro
The Petworks
Barry Minkoff
Riversea Galley
Sahara Pizza

 Sponsorship Levels for 2023:
  • $10,000  Gathering Super patron, concert tickets, discount of Guitar discounts & more!

  • $ 5,000   Gathering patron, 10 concert tickets, discount of Guitar discounts & more!

  • $ 3,000  Impresario—Sponsor Saturday concert, 6 concert tickets

  • $ 2,500   Harmonic – A single musician patron, 6 concert tickets,

  • $ 2,000   Impresario - Sponsor Friday concert, 5 concert tickets

  • $ 1,500    Allegro – T-Shirt Sponsor (one per year) your logo on shirt sleeve

  • $ 1,000   Opening Day Brunch

  • $    500   Jammer - Friday or Saturday night Patron/Musician Jam Sponsor

  • $    200   Maestro–Sponsor Lunch for all musicians or Green Room Sponsor

  • For more information Email 

 

We are offering a new opportunity! Be a "Tenor Guitar Champion"

for $100/yr

enjoy a TGF t-shirt, special rewards, advance notice,

join a Chapter (look for more chapter information in 2023)

 

All donations are tax deductible,

Tenor Guitar Foundation is a 501 (c)3 organization.

 
 
 
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

President - Harriott Balmer
Secretary - Ken Heikkila
Treasurer - Debra Hazelett
Director - Donna Josephs
Director - Ken Richards
Director - Mary Ann Ylipelto
Director - Grant Flick
Director - John Halovanic
Director - Peter Helzer
TENOR GUITAR FOUNDATION 
"Fostering musicianship four strings at a time" 
- an Oregon 501C3 Non Profit.

The purpose of the TGF is as follows:

  • To manage, oversee and promote the Annual Tenor Guitar Gatherings in Astoria, Oregon

  • To secure a place in Astoria, Oregon to house the Tenor Guitar Hall of Fame - 

    • Grateful Rain, 1428 Commercial St Astoria, OR

  • 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 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 instrument

 
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Tenor Guitar Hall of Fame

For the 1st time the HoF plaque has a home in Astoria thanks to - 

Grateful Rain (Myshkin Warbler)

Herbs, Oils, Music, Food
1428 Commercial St Astoria, OR

thegratefulrain.com

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His dream lives on.

Sadly, TGF Founder, MARK JOSEPHS, passed away on January 18, 2016.

Inducted into the Tenor Guitar Hall of Fame in 2017
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The founder of the Tenor Guitar Foundation

Mark Josephs