Welcome to the New York City Classical Guitar Society

International Artist Series

At Tenri Cultural Institute unless otherwise noted


Friday, December 2, 2022, at 7:30 PM

A bold, compelling, South Korean virtuoso, at home on both classical and electric guitar, a champion of cutting-edge composers worldwide

Andrew York

Friday, February 3, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Co-presented with La Bella Strings

One of the world’s best loved guitar performers and composers, creating music at once sophisticated, warm, and accessible; a Grammy-winning, 16-year former member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Xuefei Yang

Friday, March 10, 2023, at 7:30 PM

China’s first international star of the guitar, acclaimed everywhere for her prodigious talent and revelatory interpretive powers in established masterworks and world premiere performances

David Leisner

Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Co-presented with the Morgan Library & Museum, at Gilder Lehrman Hall

Acclaimed for decades as one of the world’s leading guitarists, an electrifying performer, a distinguished composer – a musician of rare versatility, skill, and imaginative vision

Salon Series

At Tenri Cultural Institute

Alan Mearns

Friday, October 21, 2022, at 7:30 PM

The extraordinarily versatile and gifted Irish-American guitarist, composer, and songwriter, praised alike for his bold, distinctive Bach transcriptions, his virtuosic original works, and his inventive song arrangements

An Tran

Friday, March 31, 2023, at 7:30 PM

The widely acclaimed Vietnamese virtuoso, winner of multiple competitions and awards, with a repertoire blending guitar classics with works grounded in the music of Vietnam

Cicchillitti-Cowan Duo

Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Acclaimed Canadian guitarists Steve Cowan and Adam Cicchillitti, expanding the world of paired guitars with an emphasis both on contemporary works and on Impressionists Debussy, Tailleferre, Jolivet, and others

Monthly Member Events

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November 2022 Online Meeting: Alan Mearns

Thursday, November 3, 2022, at 7:00 PM

Bach Arrangements for the Guitar

December 2022 Meeting: JIJI

Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM

February 2023 Meeting: Andrew York

Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 7:00 PM

March 2023 Meeting: Xuefei Yang

Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 7:00 PM

April 2023 Meeting: David Leisner

Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 7:00 PM

May 2023 Meeting: Steven Cowan and Adam Cicchillitti

Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 7:00 PM