Welcome to the Rochester Guitar Club!

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music is now offering a one-time, free set of guitar strings to new, first-time RGC members. Join RGC at any meeting and receive a coupon valid for a free set of guitar strings at Bernunzio Uptown Music. Click here for more membership information. This offer is for new members only.

♫ Welcome to The Rochester Guitar Club, an informal group for the appreciation and enjoyment of guitar music, lore and playing. Come on out to a meeting! They are normally held on the third Monday of each month, usually in the Red Room next to the Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue in Rochester. You are welcome to come early and meet with fellow members.

♫ Check our event calendar to verify meeting times and locations and to learn more about guitar music events in and around Rochester as well as other guitar-related information.

Featured Video: Tim Farrell “Rosewood”

Fingerstyle guitarist Tim Farrell will be in town for a concert and a workshop, further details to be announced. Tim has been heard on well the well-known radio show Echos, and won songwriting awards. He’ll comment on this and other aspects of the trade in his RGC/Bernunzio’s sponsored workshop: Arranging Songs For Fingerstyle Guitar. $20 ($3 off for RGC members)


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Marjorie Thompson Passes On

We are sad to report to you the untimely passing of Marjorie Thompson. Marjorie presented for RGC on September 19, 2011 and performed a house concert in Rochester on September 17, 2011. In addition to being an entertaining performer and presenter, Marjorie was a charming and educated person. She was dean of biology at Brown University and had appeared on the Oprah show. She will be missed. more

Upcoming Guitar Events!


Sunday, October 5 at Bernunzio’s: Tim Farrell, concert and workshop.

♫ Fingerstyle guitarist Tim Farrell will be in town for a concert and a workshop, further details to be announced. Tim has been heard on well the well-known radio show Echos, and won songwriting awards. He’ll comment on this and other aspects of the trade in his RGC/Bernunzio’s sponsored workshop: Arranging Songs For Fingerstyle Guitar. $20 ($3 off for RGC members)

Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m., RGC Presentation in the Red Room: “Guitar Through the Centuries on Period Instruments”

17th & 18th centuries: baroque on guitar, Warner Iverson
19th century: music of Fernando Sor, Tim Shannon
20th century: modern guitar music, Dennis Repino

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Autumn Guitar—Coming Soon!

This Summer’s RGC Meetings!

Play List for the latest Round Robin in the Red Room on August 18
We were happy to welcome three new players and a visitor...

Play List for the Round Robin in the Red Room on July 21
Most come to play; all come...

Play List for the Round Robin Near the Red Room on June 16
What better way to spend a summer evening than sharing a potpourri of guitar tunes with your friends!

♫ A description of most RGC’s past events as well as other guitar events of interest can be found on the Articles page going back to 2007.

Attention — RGC Could Use Your Help!

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♫ RGC welcomes your opinion and ideas for club activities! Share your suggestions or participate in planning with the Core Group by clicking on the Contact Us button on this website or print an Opinion Survey Form that you can fill out and bring to the next meeting. more

More About RGC...and Guitar in the Local Media

♫ That’s it for now. Keep your eyes on this website for announcements of RGC events as well as other guitar news! Send any news you may have to us that you think should be included on the calendar.

♫ See you at the next RGC Presentation Meeting, Monday, October 20, at 7 p.m. in the Red Room!


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, September 19
Publick Musick at the Fringe Fest, $11
Kilbourn Hall
8:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday, September 20
Plucks at the Fringe with Deborah Fox ~ 60-minute show, $8
Bernunzio Uptown Music
4:30 - 5:30pm

Saturday, September 20
Just Jazz Trio
Pomodoro’s Grill and Wine Bar
7:30 - 10:30pm

Sunday, September 21
Plucks at the Fringe with Deborah Fox ~ 60-minute show, $8
Bernunzio Uptown Music
2:30 - 3:30pm

Wednesday, September 24
Chrlie Hunter & Scott Amenola Duo ~ more brilliant jazz guitar!
Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Drive
8:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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