Welcome to the New York City Classical Guitar Society

Our 2018-19 Season:

International Artist Series

At Symphony Space. Concerts are on Fridays at 7:30 PM.

Zoran Dukic

Friday, March 1, 2019, at 7:30 PM

The Croation master, a double winner of the Andrés Segovia International Guitar Competition, acclaimed equally for his interpretations of Bach and of Barrios, Piazzolla, Bogdanovic, and beyond

“Both technical brilliance and tenderness, with the artistic potential and expressive power of life itself” — Kölnische Rundschau

Judicaël Perroy

Friday, May 3, 2019, at 7:30 PM

The extraordinary French virtuoso, winner of the 1997 Guitar Foundation of America International Competition, known for his probing exploration of the guitar’s literature and for his masterly Bach transcriptions

“His sheer facility was astonishing, but more remarkable still was his mastery of instrumental color … He played every note as though it might be his last.” — San Antonio Express News

Monthly Member Events

Featuring special presentations and Open Mic performances

February 2019 Meeting: Mariano Aguirre

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Rhythmic Training during Technique Practice: Pulse and Meter Awareness
This hands-on workshop/lecture is designed to incorporate rhythmical training into familiar
technical exercises.

March 2019 Meeting: Zoran Dukic

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Zoran Dukic will conduct a masterclass.

April 2019 Meeting: Gohar Vardanyan

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Productive Practice and Technique Tools

May 2019 Meeting: Judicaël Perroy

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Judicaël Perroy will conduct a masterclass.

Salon Series

At Diller-Quaile School of Music. Concerts are at 7:30 PM.

Steve Cowan

Friday, February 1, 2019, at 7:30 PM

A rising star with an acclaimed debut CD, Pour Guitare, featuring innovative works by Canadian composers

“One of Canada’s top contemporary classical guitarists” – Classical Guitar

Gohar Vardanyan

Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 PM

The young Armenian virtuoso, now winning over American audiences with her passion, flawless technique, and gorgeous sound

“The complete package, with a musicality and emotional quality … that one would expect from someone much older” – Guitar International Magazine

Special Events

Tengyue Zhang

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 8:00 PM
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Rose Augustine Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America’s Solo Artist Competition

“He won over the judges with a sterling rendition of the Bach Chaconne, a bold choice for sure” – Classical Guitar