USC Thornton School of Music would like to invite you to the James Smith Memorial Concert. Please join us for a celebration of the life and career of James “Jim” Smithlongtime Thornton faculty member and chair of the classical guitar program, with video presentations, spoken tributes, and performances by many esteemed colleagues and friends, including Endre Balogh, William Vestal, Christopher Parkening, Pepe Romero, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, William Kanengiser, Scott Tennant, Brian Head, Harold Micay, Kenton Youngstrom, Sungmin Shin, Jason Yoshida, Hazel Ketchum, Lynn McGrath, Andrew York, Benjamin Verdery, Douglas Masek, Sunyoung Kim, John Walz, David Shostac, Antoinette Perry, Martha Masters and the classical guitar students of the Thornton School of Music.

The Concert will take place on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:30 p.m. at the Bovard Auditorium. Please kindly respond by January 12, 2011 by telephoning 213-740-6474 or emailing rsvp@thornton.usc.edu. Late RSVPs will be accepted while capacity lasts. If you would like to contribute to the James Smith Memorial Scholarship please make checks payable to the USC Thornton School of Music and mail to: 840 West 34th Street, MUS 408, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851.

Listen closely and you will hear the future! Letters and photos can be found on this ongoing tribute page: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jamesfsmith.

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One Response to “Jim Smith Memorial in L.A.”

  1. Kai says:

    Scott Tennant just told me that while an RSVP will reserve you a seat, all are welcome.


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