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.

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Coming Guitar Events!

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, February 17, Master Class by Mark Delpriora in Ciminelli Formal Lounge.

Saturday, 3:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., February 17, Master Class by Mark Delpriora in Ciminelli Formal Lounge.

Sunday, 1 p.m., February 18, Great Lakes Guitar Society presents Mark Delpriora at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St., $15 general admision, $10 students & RGC members with valid membership card. Click here for more membership information.

Monday, 7 p.m., February 19, RGC Presentation Meeting in the Red Room featuring Ken Luk.
Ken’s program for RGC will be on Haitian guitarist Frantz Casseus. Active in the 1950’s and 1960’s Casseus recorded for Folkways Records and frequently collaborated with noted folk singer and activist Harry Bellefonte. Casseus’s love for both classical and folk guitar are evident in his compositions and Folkways recordings. Please join us for Ken’s presentation on this interesting composer and player.

Ken Luk is a recent graduate of the Eastman guitar program. Ken is currently teaching at Fredonia and Geneseo and co-produces the Classical Guitar Night at The Little Theater Cafe, held on the first Monday of the month. He also plays around town with Tom Torrisi. You should go hear them!

Sunday, 3 p.m., March 4, Guitar Salon at Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church in Brighton. As in past sessions, all levels of classical guitar performers are encouraged to participate. Feel free to play two or three pieces for the church congregation!

Sunday, 3 p.m., March 11, Guitar Salon at Press Coffee on E. Main St. in Rochester. As in past sessions, all levels of classical guitar performers are encouraged to participate.

Recent Guitar Events!

Decmber 18, RGC Holiday Meeting in the Red Room

November 20, RGC Presentation Meeting featuring Greg Chako in the Red Room

November 7, RGC Outreach Session at Hoag Library in Albion

♫ 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

The slow, secret death of the electric guitar. And why you should care.

RGC Welcomes Your Input!

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♫ 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, February 19 in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue.



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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, February 18
Mark Delpriora, Guitar sponsored by Great Lakes Guitar Society, $15 general admission, $10 students & RGC members with valid card.
Chapel at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St.
1:00pm

Monday, February 19
RGC Presentation Meeting - ~ Featuring Ken Luk discussing Haitian guitarist, Frantz Casseus.
Red Room at Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue
7:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday, February 24
Guitarist Greg Chako Returns to ROC
Via Girasole Wine Bar, 3 Schoen Pl., Pittsford
7:00 - 10:00pm

Wednesday, February 28
Classical Guitar Concert
Richmond Memorial Library 19 Ross Street, Batavia NY
7:00pm

Saturday, March 3
Down Home Bluegrass Jam First Saturdays
Bernunzio Uptown Music
10:00am - 12:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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