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CGS members, an invitation to the guitar orchestra

Hello CGS players! I’m writing to give you details of the 2018 CGS Ensemble Extravaganza concert(s) and to invite your expression of interest for participation. At the moment we have the main concert booked in, but Bob Talbot is working towards a second concert, at the ARV Castle Hill, with

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Sydney Eisteddfod Events for Classical Guitar

Events for Classical Guitar Please refer to guidelines under the Instrumental Solos & Duos Category Rules & Conditions available online: 275: Classical Guitar (Any Age) Tentative Date & Venue: Sunday 29 July (Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College) Unaccompanied. Test: One or more items of contrasting nature of own choice.

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David Buttrose Classical Guitar 2012 for sale

For sale David Buttrose Classical Guitar 2012   $5,000.00 This beautiful guitar from Tasmanian Luthier, David Buttrose, is built in the style of the Hauser 1 model. It is constructed from Indian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top, French polished with a Hiscock Case. It is a very light and

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The dates of the last Junior Summer School – January 10 to 13, 2018. Wednesday January 10  9:10am – 12:20pm. Thursday January 11     9:25am – 12:20pm. Friday January 12         9:25am – 12:20pm. Saturday January 13     1:20pm – 4:30pm and the Finale concert – the

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Classical Guitar Society Membership – for the financial year ending June 30, 2018. Membership subscriptions are valid from the 1st of July to the 30th of June of the following year.  To update your membership please download the pdf membership form. 2018 Membership form

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Presidents’ and Artistic Directors’ report September 2017

The past twelve months has seen the CGS work in the same routine that has served it well for decades. Regular meetings continue to be held on the first Saturday of each month (excluding January), the CGS Guitar Orchestra rehearsed and performed, and the annual summer school was held for

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Vale Gilbert (Tig) Thomas

Born 7 July 1926 Wagga Wagga, NSW Long term CGS member Tig Thomas passed away on August 30 after a brief illness. Tig was 91. Early in the CGS’s history Tig served as Treasurer – I believe was our longest serving Treasurer – and set us upon the path to

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For the Five-day course, Tuesday 9th – Saturday 13th January 2018. These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of and the Classical Guitar Society, Sydney. These are aimed primarily at promising and enthusiastic pre-tertiary and tertiary guitar students from regional areas around Australia. The scholarships will cover the Summer

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What’s On This Month

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 2pm – at our regular venue – Crows Nest Uniting Church Hall,cnr Shirley Rd and Nicholson St, Wollstonecraft. There will be a playing list so please bring your guitar and your best-prepared work.  Please try to keep performances down to 5 minutes as a courtesy to others and so that everybody gets a go.

The next CGS monthly radio broadcast will be presented live to air on Saturday 17th February 2018 at 6.00 pm on Fine Music 102.5 FM.
You can also listen online at:
(NOTE: Our program is not currently broadcast on the digital wireless channel).

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

Become a member / Renew your membership now!

Membership is due for renewal on the 1st of July each year. Renew using the application form, either online or in person at the next monthly meeting.

Click here to download the membership form.


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