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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2018 RURAL AND REGIONAL CGS SUMMER SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

For the Five-day course, Tuesday 9th – Saturday 13th January 2018. These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of Guitarsonline.com.au 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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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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Inaugural 2017 ‘Win’ CGS Concerts at Farrer Brown Court, Castle Hill ARV – 2nd set of dates

Venue: Farrer Brown Court, Castle Hill ARV Gough Drive NSW 2154 ARV Farrer Brown greatly appreciates previous CGS entertaining performances, providing residents an important aspect of well being. The Inaugural 2017 ‘Win’ CGS Concerts provide an opportunity for members to perform a well rehearsed 1/2-hr segment of solo, duo or

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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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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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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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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: http://www.finemusicfm.com
(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:
http://www.classicalguitarsydney.org/this-month/

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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