To the right (or below on a mobile device), you will find the archive of the Ottawa Guitar Society's 1969-1970 Season.
The Ottawa Guitar Society was founded in 1969, and presented its first concert in December of that year. The concerts presented during this inaugural season featured:
- Ed Honeywell (December 1969),
- Liona Boyd (February 1970), and
- Martin Polten (March 1970)
as well as two members/student concerts and a guitar construction workshop.
During this season, the executive of the OGS board were as follows:
- David Johnstone (President),
- Michael Maclean (Secretary), and
- Garfield Clack (Treasurer).
The board also included 4 other program officers responsible for membership (John Parsons), program (Colin Everett), publications (Robert Smith), and publicity (Robert Sabourin).
Membership during this first season cost $4 per person, or $6 for a family. Concert tickets ranged in price from $0.50 to $2.00.
The season closed with the first Annual General Meeting in May of 1970, and the year was celebrated in July with a summertime social at the home of Bill Stranks, a member of the society.