Links are provided here as a resource for members and the guitar community at large, and do not imply an endorsement of a particular product, event or artist.

Music Schools ~ Offering Instruction and Events
www.esm.rochester.eduUniversity of Rochester's Eastman Music School, with a guitar department.
Check their home page and calendar for events.
www.hochstein.orgHochstein Music School, a great community music school in Rochester, NY. Guitar department. College Music, offering degrees and classes in music.
www.roberts.eduRoberts Wesleyan College, offering degrees and classes in music.
Rochester-area Luthiers
www.lehmannstrings.comBernie Lehmann, guitar builder.
34 Elton St, same building where early Guitar Club meetings were held.
Guitar Associations
cgsuny.orgClassical Guitar Society of Upstate New York, located where we consider it downstate, promoting awareness of Classical Guitar and associated instruments.
greatlakesguitarsociety.comGreat Lakes Guitar Society, dedicated to fostering an awareness and appreciation of the guitar and its repertoire though concerts, masterclasses, and outreach in the Great Lakes.
www.guitarfoundation.orgGuitar Foundation of America
Offers a calendar of events, festivals, concerts, teachers' registry, extensive links to individual artists pages, directory of guitar societies, luthiers and more
www.guitarleague.comGuitar League, Syracuse, NY, with monthly meetings, concerts and workshops.
guitarsocietyoftoronto.comThe Guitar Society of Toronto
nyccgs.comNew York City Classical Guitar Society
fingerstyleguitar.caToronto Fingerstyle Guitar Association, sponsoring concerts and other events in and around Toronto.
Guitar Websites and Resources
www.13thfret.comThe 13th Fret, the place to hang out if you just enjoy fellowship with guitar players and luthiers alike. Player Magazine, a unique site dedicated to, for and about acoustic players, APM is regularly frequented by world-class artists, luthiers and players alike.
www.acousticguitarforum.comAcoustic Guitar Forum, formerly the Taylor forum, but now open to all facets of acoustic guitar enthusiasts.
CANdYRAT.comCANdYRAT Records, supporting a wide variety of artists including fingerstyle acoustic guitarists.
guitaralive.orgClassical Guitar Alive, a radio show synicated in Rochester on Sundays at 6:00PM. Podcasts and round-the-clock listening available online.
classicalguitarforum.comClassical Guitar Forum, a forum for classical guitarists, luthiers, and music lovers.
Flatpick.comFlatpicking Guitar Magazine, online home of the bi-monthly publication., the home of Bluegrass and Flatpickin’ guitar enthusiasts., the directory of links, information and resources for the guitar player and enthusiast.
stringsbymail.comStrings By Mail, an online source for many different kinds of guitar strings.
Stropes.comStropes Editions, Ltd.: “Our goal is to document some of the most significant repertoire for finger-style guitar.” Check it out!
Rochester-area Music Organizations
www.artsrochester.orgThe Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester Local arts agency develops and promotes regional culture. Weekly features, news, conference announcements, and employment.
www.goldenlink.orgGolden Link Folksinging Society
www.PegasusEarlyMusic.orgPegasus Early Music
www.rochestermusic.orgRochester Music Hall of Fame, a place to celebrate music and honor those who create it
www.rochestermusiccoalition.orgRochester, NY music scene.
More Sites
www.bopshop.comThe Bop Shop concert series at the Bop Shop Atrium and at the German House.
www.thegermanhouse.comThe German House concert series and support of local artists
www.crgrecordings.comLawrence Johnson, classical guitarist featuring recording of the works of Sor and other artists“Your Guide to Jazz Guitar” featuring lessons and information.

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