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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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Songs and Dances JUNE 3 2017

The Classical Guitar Society Sydney Guitar Orchestra & Friends present Songs and Dances  Songs and Dances June 3 2017 flier This annual concert is one of the most popular events on the Guitar Society’s calendar. The CGS Orchestra and friends present songs and dances from South America, England and Europe –

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Denis Azabagic in recital, Thursday January 12, 7:00pm. Ascham School.

Denis Azabagic in recital, Thursday January 12, 7:00pm. Ascham School.

“…Master of sweet tones……Magician of expression…” Kolnische Zeitung, Germany One of the Greatest Guitarists of the 21st Century in his only Australian concert Denis Azabagic January 12th 7pm Barnet Theatre, Ascham School Edgecliff CGS Members and concession $25, Adults $30. Free admission for Summer School participants. Please note: this concert is

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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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Junior Summer School (4 Day Course)

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 arrival time is 5:15pm Ascham School Music Department 188

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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 7th October – 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 remember that as a courtesy to others, keep performances down to 5 minutes so that everybody gets a go. Anybody wanting to play extended works can do so at the end of the meeting. More on the ‘This Month’ page, see link below.

The CGS monthly radio broadcast airs live on the third Saturday in each month 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 two 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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