Welcome to the Rochester Guitar Club!

♫ Welcome to The Rochester Guitar Club, an informal group for the appreciation and enjoyment of guitar music, lore and playing. Come on out to a meeting! They are normally held on the third Monday of each month, usually in the Red Room next to the Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue in Rochester. You are welcome to come early and meet with fellow members.

♫ Check our event calendar to verify meeting times and locations and to learn more about guitar music events in and around Rochester as well as other guitar-related information.

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music is now offering a one-time, free set of guitar strings to new, first-time RGC members. Join RGC at any meeting and receive a coupon valid for a free set of guitar strings at Bernunzio Uptown Music. Click here for more membership information. This offer is for new members only.

Featured Video: Stephane Wrembel, “Minor Blues”

Wrembel is coming to the 2018 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Coming Soon!

Sunday, 12 p.m., April 29, Rochester Guitar Salon at Java’s on Gibbs St. An “Open Mike” without the “Mike” for classical players.

Sunday, 2 p.m., May 6, monthly Guitar Get-together hosted by RGC member, Jim Hill. “Players and friends may gather at my place. I’ll begin with a demonstration of several processes of guitar making.See you May 6!” Cheers, Jim

Sunday, 7 p.m., May 6, Classical Guitar Night at the Little, sponsored by Rochester Classical Guitar.

Monday, 7 p.m., May 21, RGC Presentation Meeting in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue featuring Leah O playing the Pipa. Details tba!

Thursday, May 31, Ken Luk performing on Lehmann reproductions of nineteenth century guitars. Details tba.

Recent Guitar Events!

April 16, RGC Round Robin Meeting in the Red Room

March 19, RGC Round Robin Meeting in the Red Room

February 28, Classical Guitar Performance at Batavia Library, February 28

Februry 19, Ken Luk Presentation on Frantz Casséus & Round Robin Play List in the Red Room

Decmber 18, RGC Holiday Meeting in the Red Room

♫ A description of most RGC’s past events as well as other guitar events of interest can be found on the Articles page going back to 2007.

A Five-Minute Theory Lesson.

Click here for a 5-minute video of Leonard Bernstein explaining the evolution of music and the modern scale that is enlightening and entertaining. You will enjoy this one! video

RGC Welcomes Your Input!


♫ RGC welcomes your opinion and ideas for club activities! Share your suggestions or participate in planning with the Core Group by clicking on the Contact Us button on this website or print an Opinion Survey Form that you can fill out and bring to the next meeting.

More About RGC...and Guitar in the Local Media

♫ That’s it for now. Keep your eyes on this website for announcements of RGC events as well as other guitar news! Send any news you may have to us that you think should be included on the calendar.

♫ See you at the next RGC meeting, Monday, May 21 in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue or at some other guitar event!

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Monday, April 23
Watkins and the Rapiers
Little Theatre Café
7:00 - 9:00pm

Sunday, April 29
Rochester Guitar Salon is hosting another opportunity to perform. Hope to see you there!

Sunday, April 29
Brian Dooley, non-degree Recital
Ciminelli Formal Lounge

Monday, April 30
Joe Bonamassa
Auditorium Theatre

Friday, May 4
Joshua Achiron, jazz guitar ~ Student Non-Degree Recital
Howard Hanson Hall

For more info check our Calendar.

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