GUITAR DUO Lee Song-Ou and Oliver Fartach-Naini

Celebrating their 25th duo anniversary and the release of their latest CD ’25’ this exceptionally innovative duo will present an eclectic programme that ranges from Classical and Contemporary to Tango. Works by Fernando Sor, Stephen Whittington, Coco Nelegatti, Geonyong Lee and Richard Charlton.   27 NOVEMBER 2016, 6:00 p.m. Utzon Room,

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20 Important Benefits of Music In Our Schools

This article original appeared on Bachelors Degree. Nearly everyone enjoys music, whether by listening to it, singing, or playing an instrument. But despite this almost universal interest, many schools are having to do away with their music education programs. This is a mistake, with schools losing not only an enjoyable subject,

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Dennis van Rooyen and Ciaran Edwards-McKeown

Sydney Guitar School Performance Platform Concert Dennis van Rooyen and Ciaran Edwards-McKeown  7pm, Friday 11 November Rocco’s Café Five Dock, 181 Great North Rd, Five Dock Bookings essential: 0439 192 555 or Dinner and refreshments available before and after the concert =============================================== Performer Biographies Dennis Van Rooyen Dennis is currently in his third year of

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President’s report September 2016

The past twelve months has seen the CGS work to the routine that has served it well for years. Regular meetings continue to be held on the first Saturday of each month (excluding January), a concert series of world-class performances, albeit in a modified form was held, the CGS Guitar

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Junior Summer School (4 Day Course)

January 11 to 14, 2017. Wednesday January 11  9:10am – 12:20pm. Thursday January 12     9:25am – 12:20pm. Friday January 13         9:25am – 12:20pm. Saturday January 14     1:20pm – 4:30pm and the Finale concert – the arrival time is 5:15pm Ascham School Music Department 188

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Tuesday January 10 to Saturday January 14 2017 Ascham School Music Dept. 188 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff Sydney Tutors – Denis Azabagic, Raffaele Agostino, Richard Charlton, Janet Agostino, Oliver Fartach Naini, Giuseppe Zangari, Dr Simon Powis and Christopher Keane. 2017 Summer School Brochure and enrolment form Also see the Junior Summer School

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CGS Membership Renewal form

Dear Music Lover, The Classical Guitar Society is an active and skilled non-profit organisation dedicated to the expansion, appreciation and performance of music for the classical guitar. Benefits to members include monthly Society meetings, e-mail updates, workshops, library facilities, opportunities to perform at a range of venues and access to

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CGS Orchestra Concert, Sunday 28th August, 1.30pm

Another CGS Orchestra Concert. When: Sunday 28th August, 1.30pm Where: Picton (Wollondilly Shire Hall, Menangle Street, Picton Message from our conductor. I’ve been holding off from writing to you because I knew this proposal was brewing. Firstly, I wanted to congratulate each of you for the commitment to the May

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What’s On This Month

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday 5th November - at our regular venue - Crows Nest Uniting Church Hall, cnr Shirley Rd and Nicholson st, Wollstonecraft from 2.00 - 4.00 pm. There will be a playing list so please bring your guitar and your best-prepared work.

The CGS monthly radio broadcast airs live on Saturday 19th November at 6.00 pm on Fine Music 102.5 FM. You can also listen online at:

For more on the two items above, click the link to our This Month page below:

Become a member / Renew your membership now!

Membership is due for renewal at the end of June each year. Renew using the application form, either online or in person at the next monthly meeting. Classical Guitar Society memberships fall due on July 1 each year.

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