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: Giuliani La Rose

Ken Luk playing a Lehmann & Cole made copy of a Louis Panormo guitar made in 1830. The guitar is an exact copy of the original and is available at www.Lehmannstrings.com.

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Coming Soon!

Monday, 11 a.m., May 21, WRUR/WXXI’s radio host Scott Regan will be welcoming our concert performers to his radio show tomorrow morning. See next entry for more details.

Monday, 7 p.m., May 21, This special RGC Concert is presented by Rochester Guitar Club and Rochester Classical Guitar. It will be held in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue next to Asbury Methodist Church. This concert includes special Presentations on Nineteenth Century Guitars and the Pipa, a distant cousin!

Leah Ou playing the Pipa, an Asian stringed instrument.

Ken Luk & Tom Torrisi (the Janus Duo)( performing on nineteenth century guitars.

General admission is $10; $5 for guitar students; and free for RGC members.

Sunday, 2 p.m., June 3, 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 then, Cheers, Jim”

Sunday, 7 p.m., June 3, Classical Guitar Night in the lounge at the Little, sponsored by Rochester Classical Guitar. Eastman guitar students performing. No Charge.

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

♫ 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, tomorroe, Monday, May 21 in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue!

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Saturday, June 2
Down Home Bluegrass Jam ~ First Saturdays
Bernunzio Uptown Music
10:00am - 12:00pm

Saturday, June 2
Down Home Bluegrass Jam ~ First Saturdays
Bernunzio Uptown Music
10:00am - 12:00pm

Saturday, June 2
Down Home Bluegrass Jam ~ First Saturdays
Bernunzio Uptown Music
10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday, June 3
Lessons & Jazz ~Andy Calabrese Quintwet including Bob Sneider on Jazz Guitar
Worship Service at Atonement Lutheran Church

Sunday, June 3
Guitar Get Together ~the first Sunday of each month~
2:00 - 4:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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