Staff

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Don Thorvund

Founder

I was moved to start the Julian Thorvund Rock Memorial after losing Julian to a catastrophic pediatric disease.  Having a child with a catastrophic illness places an incredible emotional and financial strain upon a family.  St. Jude’s mission to advance the cures, and... Read More

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Becky Thorvund

Co-Founder

Julian was and will always be a blessing. He taught me so much about love and strength. The children who St. Jude helps share his fighting spirit and it is an honor to be a part of this annual rock memorial in his name, particularly since we know Julian shared his dad’s... Read More

Keith Holland

Keith Holland

Sponsor/ Organizer

Keith Holland is the Owner/Operator of Keith Holland Guitars and Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos, California. He has been active in the Bay Area music scene as a performer, teacher, guitar repairman and luthier for 40 years. In 2012 along with Bev Barnett and Greg Newlon,Keith opened... Read More

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Craig Hyatt – Guitar Showcase

Sponsor/ Organizer

Craig is the Guitarist/Singer for the band Ghost Town Hangmen and the Director of Digital Marketing for Guitar Showcase in San Jose, CA. He is an active musician, graphic designer, photographer, producer, and sound engineer with over a decade of involvement and support of live... Read More

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South Bay Live Music

Clifford “CJ” White – South Bay Live Music

Adviser/ Sponsor

South Bay Live Music is a marketing services company supporting, promoting, producing and sponsoring live music community events in the SouthBay.  SBLM is heavily involved with the south bay music scene, producing, attending, promoting and supporting hundreds of live music events... Read More

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Marc Danzeisen

Sponsor/ Organizer

Marc Danzeisen was born in Riverside, CA. He learned the drums, piano and trumpet when he was six years old, the drum set at seven. His father was a well known Big Band era horn player and raised Marc on jazz and Swing music. In 1987 Marc formed another band with Marq Torein,... Read More

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Liz Peddy

Volunteer Coordinator

Liz is a lifelong friend of Becky Thorvund and will be overseeing the coordination of volunteers for the 2013 Julian Rock Memorial. Presently, Liz is Retreat Site Manager for a non-profit organization in Napa Valley. On a volunteer basis, she has coordinated over a dozen fundraising... Read More