Welcome to the Rochester Guitar Club!

♫ 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.

♫ Meetings may be held in Wesley Hall at Asbury Church and/or on Zoom until further notice. See individual calendar entries for details.

♫ 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. Some events may be held on Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, etc. Check our calendar for details.

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music offers 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.

Featured Video: RGC Meeting, Jam with Sunshine on Harp

Sunshine Quan will be presenting at our meeting May 16.

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Calendar Highlights!

Sunday, May 15, 2-4 p.m., Guitar Salon, Java’s, 16 Gibbs St.

Monday, May 16, 7-9 p.m., RGC Presentation Meeting featuring Sunshine Quan on the Guzheng. (Zither)

Sunday, June 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Rochester Classical Guitar at the Little Theatre.

♫ Watch this space for updates! See individual calendar entries for sign-on info and other details.

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RGC Saddened by Loss of Long-time Member. more

RGC Zoom Meetings/Dues

RGC dues — For membersip, please send dues ($20 a year: a bargain!!) to Rochester Guitar Club at Box 93331, Rochester, NY 14692. We’ll mail your membership card; so make sure to include a return address. You can also download our Membership Form to mail in!

Recent Guitar Events!

March 21, 2022 RGC Round Robin Play List in Wesley Hall & on Zoom.

February 21, 2022 RGC Round Robin Play List on Zoom.

January 17, 2022 RGC Luau Notes on Zoom.

October 18, 2021 RGC Round Robin Play List on Zoom.

♫ 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.

Other News in the Guitar World!

fivebyfive Announces Guitarist Ken Luk as New Ensemble Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pandemic Blues Improv - Sungmin Shin (guitars)

Guitar on Line!

♫ Here is some information on guitar events currently on line.

Hochstein in the News ...

Did you miss the Celebration event last year on April 5th or WXXI’s amazing radio broadcast “The Hochstein School, 100 years in the making?” No worries! listen in now!

Acoustic Guitar Magazine features RGC member Kinloch Nelson in a half-hour video.

RGC Welcomes Your Input!



♫ 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.


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 Round Robin Meeting, 7 p.m., Monday, May 16 in Wesley Hall & on Zoom. Further details in the calendar entry!

♫ Stay well; be happy, keep plucking!

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Sunday, May 22
Taylor Klinsky, guitar ~ECMS Honors Recital
Hatch Recital Hall

Tuesday, May 24
Taylor Klinsky & Eastman Community Music School Adult Guitar Ensemble ~in the Reading Room
Richmond Memorial Library in Batavia
7:00 - 8:00pm

Thursday, May 26
Tim McGraw
St. Josephs Health Amphitheater at Lakeview – Syracuse, NY

Saturday, May 28
Rochester Mandolin Orchestra Rehearsal
Asbury First United Methodist Church

Saturday, May 28
ECMS Springfest: Guitar and Harp Ensembles
Hatch Recital Hall

For more info check our Calendar.

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