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: Tengyue Zhang plays Chaconne from BWV 1004 by J.S.Bach Guitar Masters 2016

Tengyue Zhang plays Chaconne from BWV 1004 by J. S. Bach in the Guitar Masters 2016 Final

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Told he only has months to live, Bat McGrath plans final concert in Rochester.

See D&C Article


Coming Soon!

January 20, RGC Meeting in the Red Room

Recent Guitar Events!

Decembe 17, RGC Holiday Round Robin Play List in the Red Room

November 19, RGC Round Robin Play List in the Red Room

October 15, RGC 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.

Interested in playing in a guitar ensemble?

Eastman Community Music School is looking for guitarists to expand the adult guitar ensemble. If interested, please contact Richard using the Contact button on the RGC website!


good reading skills
time for regular practice, weekly rehearsals and occasional performances
classical guitar with nylon strings
tuition to ECMS
permission of instructor, Prof Lynn McGrath

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, January 20 in the Red Room at Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue!

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Thursday, January 17
Old Timey Jam ~3rd Thursdays, 6:30PM, FREE
Bernunzio Uptown Music
6:30 - 8:00pm

Friday, January 18
“Guitars In The Round” ~Kinloch Nelson, Petar Kodzas, Bob Sneider
The Downstairs Cabaret Theater, 20 Winslow St, across from Eastman

Saturday, January 19
Songwriters In the Round ~Fred Vine, Lynn Pigage, Linda LoCastro, Brian Coughlin
221 Trafalgar St.

Sunday, January 20
Tommy Emmanuel
Homer, NY

Sunday, January 20
Guitar Salon Join us for good music & coffee!
Pittsford Barnes & Noble Community Room
12:00 - 2:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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