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.

♫ Meetings may be held in Wesley Hall at Asbury Church and/or on Zoom until further notice. See individual calendar entries for details.

♫ 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. Some events may be held on Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, etc. Check our calendar for details.

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music offers 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: RGC Meeting, Jam with Sunshine on Harp

Sunshine Quan will be presenting at our meeting May 16.

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Calendar Highlights!

This Monday!, June 20, 7-9 p.m., RGC Round Robin Meeting, Wesley Hall at Asbury Methodist Church

Sunday, July 3, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Rochester Classical Guitar at the Little Theatre.

Sunday, July 17, 2-4 p.m., Guitar Salon, Barnes and Noble Community Room, Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave.

♫ Watch this space for updates! See individual calendar entries for sign-on info and other details.

Steve Greene Needs Our Help!

As some of you may know Steve Greene has had some difficult health troubles and was hospitalized a while back. He is on the mend, but it’s been slow going, and it could be a while before he is out and about again. A go-fund-me site has been set up for him to help out. I think the site can say it all better than I can, so here is the link should you want to chip in to this big tip jar.

Hopefully we can give Steve some help. Thanks and best wishes, RGC


Steve Greene is a gifted musician whose voice is the guitar. As a composer he specializes in writing for modern dance companies. He has worked with the critically acclaimed Garth Fagen Dance and most recently with the Boston Dance Collective. He teaches, writes and performs regularly around Rochester and Western NY.

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RGC Dues

RGC dues — For membersip, please send dues ($20 a year: a bargain!!) to Rochester Guitar Club at Box 93331, Rochester, NY 14692. We’ll mail your membership card; so make sure to include a return address. You can also download our Membership Form to mail in!

Recent Guitar Events!

March 21, 2022 RGC Round Robin Play List in Wesley Hall & on Zoom.

February 21, 2022 RGC Round Robin Play List on Zoom.

January 17, 2022 RGC Luau Notes on Zoom.

October 18, 2021 RGC Round Robin Play List on Zoom.

♫ 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.

Other News in the Guitar World!

fivebyfive Announces Guitarist Ken Luk as New Ensemble Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pandemic Blues Improv - Sungmin Shin (guitars)

Guitar on Line!

♫ Here is some information on guitar events currently on line.

Hochstein in the News ...

Did you miss the Celebration event last year on April 5th or WXXI’s amazing radio broadcast “The Hochstein School, 100 years in the making?” No worries! listen in now!

Acoustic Guitar Magazine features RGC member Kinloch Nelson in a half-hour 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.


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 Round Robin Meeting, 7 p.m., Monday, June 20 in Wesley Hall & on Zoom. Further details in the calendar entry!

♫ Stay well; be happy, keep plucking!

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Tuesday, June 28
James Taylor
Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center – Canandaigua, NY

Sunday, July 3
Rochester Classical Guitar Night
Little Theatre Café
6:30 - 8:30pm

Sunday, July 17
Guitar Salon
Barnes and Noble Community Room, Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave
2:00 - 4:00pm

Monday, July 18
RGC Presentation Meeting - ~Jason Cornwell & Bernardo Marcondes featuring 7-string guitar
Wesley Hall at Asbury Methodist Church + Zoom
7:00 - 9:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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