♫ 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.
♫ 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.
Featured Video: Tim Farrell “Rosewood”
Fingerstyle guitarist Tim Farrell will be in town for a concert and a workshop, further details to be announced. Tim has been heard on well the well-known radio show Echos, and won songwriting awards. He’ll comment on this and other aspects of the trade in his RGC/Bernunzio’s sponsored workshop: Arranging Songs For Fingerstyle Guitar. $20 ($3 off for RGC members)
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Guitar—a little longer!
Marjorie Thompson Passes On
We are sad to report to you the untimely passing of Marjorie Thompson. Marjorie presented for RGC on September 19, 2011 and performed a house concert in Rochester on September 17, 2011. In addition to being an entertaining performer and presenter, Marjorie was a charming and educated person. She was dean of biology at Brown University and had appeared on the Oprah show. She will be missed. more
Upcoming Guitar Events!
Sunday, October 5 at Bernunzio’s: Tim Farrell, concert and workshop.
♫ Fingerstyle guitarist Tim Farrell will be in town for a concert and a workshop, further details to be announced. Tim has been heard on well the well-known radio show Echos, and won songwriting awards. He’ll comment on this and other aspects of the trade in his RGC/Bernunzio’s sponsored workshop: Arranging Songs For Fingerstyle Guitar. $20 ($3 off for RGC members)
Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m., RGC Presentation in the Red Room: “Guitar Through the Centuries on Period Instruments”
17th & 18th centuries: baroque on guitar, Warner Iverson
19th century: music of Fernando Sor, Tim Shannon
20th century: modern guitar music, Dennis Repino
♫ 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.
Attention — RGC Could Use Your Help!
♫ 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