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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Duo Vela Saturday July 2nd, after the CGS monthly meeting.

Duo Vela Saturday July 2nd, after the CGS monthly meeting.

“World-class instrumental artistry” Scott Regan, 88.5 WRUR Radio Host. Duo Vela – Marla Nistico (flute) and Daniel Nistico (guitar) Saturday July 2nd, 4pm. Daniel will play solos by Barrios, Bach and one of his own compositions. Duo Vela will play Houghton and Piazzolla. Admission: members, $10 donation and $15 donation

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JUNIOR SUMMER SCHOOL (4 DAY COURSE) IN JANUARY EVERY YEAR.

January 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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MAY 2016 – CGS ORCHESTRA AND FRIENDS

Ensemble Extravaganza! Saturday 28th May 2016 7:30pm Ryde Anglican Centre 42 Church Street, Ryde  Tickets at the door or orchestra rehearsals. Adults $25. CGS members and concession $20.   Special guests from far and wide including Canberra, Wollongong and frEternity.     Dining out in Ryde Ryde has become a

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Ermanno Brignolo and Minie Minarelli

Ermanno Brignolo and Minie Minarelli

Saturday April 2nd 2016, 4pm. The Uniting Church Hall (behind the Church, 1st floor) Corner of Shirley Road and Nicholson Street, Wollstonecraft NSW 2065. Non-CGS members $15.   CGS members by donation (suggested $10).     An Italian in Beverly Hills, Homage to Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco. The divan of Moses-Ibn-Ezra, op. 207

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Order of Australia honours for Graham Caldersmith

Graham Caldersmith has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for services to musical instrument making. Please follow the link to the ABC report. www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-28/order-of-australia-honours-for-mid-north-coast-instrument-maker

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Andrew Blanch success!

Andrew Blanch success!

Andrew Blanch played a brilliant concert at the 2016 summer school. Andrew mentioned from the stage that that his program was also being used at the International Guitar Competition Maurizio Biasini that was held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music the following week. This competition alternates biennially between three

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What’s On This Month

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday 2nd July - at our regular venue - Crows Nest Uniting Church Hall, cnr Shirley Rd and Nicholson st, Wollstonecraft from 2.00 - 4.00 pm. As always there will be a playing list so please bring your guitar and your best-prepared work. The meeting will conclude with a recital by Duo Vela, (Daniel & Marla Nistico, guitar & flute respectively). This will be followed by our annual mid winter social. More details at This month link below.

The CGS monthly radio broadcast airs live on Saturday 18th June at 6.00 pm on Fine Music 102.5 FM. You can also listen online at: http://www.finemusicfm.com

For more on the two items above, click the link to our This Month page below:
http://www.classicalguitarsydney.org/this-month/

Become a member / Renew your membership now!

Membership is due for renewal at the end of June. Renew using the application form, either online or at the coming monthly meeting, (July 2nd). Classical Guitar Society memberships fall due on July 1 each year.
Download the form here