Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by bzel » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:18 pm

Strange that the Bristol page takes you to a Japanese site about how to reduce the distance between members of the opposite sex :-)
https://www.bristolclassicalguitarsociety.org/

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by pogmoor » Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:30 pm

bzel wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Strange that the Bristol page takes you to a Japanese site about how to reduce the distance between members of the opposite sex :-)
https://www.bristolclassicalguitarsociety.org/
Thanks for alerting us - link now repaired.
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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by malc laney » Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:02 pm

I would like to be part of a society that was not ALL guitars , but a surprising eclectic mixture.Think of the mandolin orchestra , flute choir etc...something new something fresh like a bathroom cleaning liquid!

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by pogmoor » Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:30 pm

malc laney wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:02 pm
...something new something fresh like a bathroom cleaning liquid!
Not sure I'm keen on this simile :roll:
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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by malc laney » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:47 am

what was good for Barbara Mcmullen [?] is good enough for me.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by pogmoor » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:02 pm

There's a useful list of UK Guitar Societies on the Federation of Guitar Societies website here: https://www.federationofguitarsocieties ... Societies/.
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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by musicbyandy » Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:36 pm

David wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:12 pm
This thread aims to help members to find their local Classical Guitar society. It relies totally on information provided by members. Suggestions for additions can be made at the end of this thread. We aim to keep this first post updated, so you should find up-to-date information here.

(Where no link or contact details are given, try searching for the name in Google)

Argentina

Asociación Guitarrística de Rosario
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina


Australia

Australian Guitarist has a link to Guitar Societies in Australia

Canberra Classical Guitar Society - Facebook page

Classical Guitar Society Western Australia

Hobart Guitar Society Facebook Page

Sydney Classical Guitar Society
Has an annual Summer School.
Also has a guitar orchestra.

Classical Guitar Society of Victoria - Facebook page
CGSV has a guitar orchestra, monthly guitar gatherings, an annual competition with the coveted "Sadie Award" as the major prize, and organizes events for local and visiting guitarists.

Classical Guitar Society of SA
c/- 19 Emmerson Drv, Morphett Vale, SA 5162
Tel: (08) 8325 1052


Belgium

Belgium Lute Academy


Brazil

VIBRA - Sociedade Violão Brasileiro

Associação de Violão do Rio - Rio de Janeiro

BRAVIO - Associacao Brasiliense de Viola, QI 25 bl. L apt. 501 - Cond. Sgton Wolff 2, Brasilia, DF 71060-250. Tel: +55 61 3567 6589 or 9968 5528. Email: bravio#bravio.mus.br, http://www.bravio.mus.br/

Fernando Sor Guitar Association, Geris Lopes Consalter, Rodovia BR 116 No. 12500, b. Sao Ciro 'brasdiesel', Caxias do Sul, RS 95055-180.


Canada

Classical Guitar Society of Calgary

Edmonton Classical Guitar Society

Montreal Guitar Society

Guitar Hamilton Hamilton, Ontario.

Ottawa Guitar Society

Société de guitare de Québec

Regina Classical Guitar Society Regina, Saskatchewan

Guitar Society of Toronto

Vancouver Classical Guitar Society

Guitar Victoria

Winniepeg Classical Guitar Society


Denmark

Dansk Guitar Selskab


France

Société Française de Luth


Finland

Helsinki Guitar Society Helsinki.

Turku Guitar Society Turku.

Kotka Guitar Society Kotka.

Tampere Guitar Society Tampere.


Germany

German Lute Society

GitarreHamburg.de gemeinnützige GmbH Hamburg.

Gitarrissimo Oberhausen.
Contact: info#gdanska.de (replace # with @ to email)


Indonesia

Padang Classical Guitar Society.
Hosted by Indonesia Music, search Padang Classical Guitar Society


Italy

Brescia guitar academy Brescia, Italy.


Japan

Lute and Early Guitar Society Japan

The Lute Society Japan

Yamaguchi Guitar Society


Lithuania

Classical & Modern Guitar Fund of Lithuania


Malaysia

Classical Guitar Society Malaysia

Alor Setar Classical Guitar Club. Contact: Chairman, Chan Kok Peng, 29 Taman Sultan Abdul Halim 05300 Alor Setar, Kedah.

Kota Kinabalu Guitar Society Contact: Secretary, Lawrence Chong, HSE No D47, Lorong Raja Udang 2A, Taman Kingfisher, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Saba.


New Zealand

Classical Guitar Society of Auckland

New Plymouth Classical Guitar Society New Plymouth, North Taranaki

Wellington Classical Guitar Society
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Wellington-Cla ... 745952921/

Portugal

A Legato – Associação de Arte e Guitarra de Portugal Legato. Porto.


South Africa

The Classical Guitar Society of South Africa (In the Johannesburg area).

Contact: Fritz Buss +27 (0)11-646 4904

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 87038
Houghton
Sandton
2041


Spain

La Sociedad de la Vihuela
Amigos de la Guitarra (Guitar friends), founded in 1950 in Valencia.
Sociedad Española de la Guitarra (Spanish Guitar Society), founded in 1955 in Madrid.


Sweden

The Swedish guitar and Lute Society


Switzerland

l'Association Guitare & Luth


Thailand

Bangkok Guitar Society

Thailand Guitar Society


The Netherlands

De Nederlandse Luitvereniging

Gitaarcirkel Leiderdorp


United Kingdom
England

Bristol Classical Guitar Society Bristol, UK

The Bromley Guitar Society London/Kent, UK

The Cambridge Guitar Club

Cambridge Guitar Orchestra

Canterbury Guitar Society

Chester Guitar Circle

Diss Guitar Ensemble, Norfolk UK
(formerly known as South Norfolk Classical Guitar Circle)

Dorset Guitar Society

Ealing Guitar Society

East Anglian Guitarists Cambridge

Enfield Classical Guitar Society

Essex Classical Guitar Society

Essex Guitar Orchestra - every third Sunday-ish
Contact: melvyn.willin#tiscali.co.uk (replace # with @ to email)

Gloucestershire Guitar Society

Greenwood Classical Guitar Society Hampton Hill, Middlesex

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra (hago)

Hastings & Rother Classical Guitar Society
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hrcgs/

Hertfordshire Guitar Orchestra

Kingsclere Guitar Society Hampshire
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kingsclereguitarsociety/

Lauderdale Guitar Society Highgate, North London

Liverpool guitar Society

Lute Society

Manchester Guitar Circle

Milton Keynes Classical Guitar Society Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Oxford Guitar Society Oxford, UK

Southampton Classical Guitar Society

South London Guitar Society
contact malc on; curlywallmusic#yahoo.co.uk (replace # with @ to email)

South Yorkshire Classical Guitar Society

UK Federation of Guitar Societies

The Central England Guitar Ensemble

West Sussex Guitar Club

Wealden Guitar Society Near Tunbridge Wells

Worcester Classical Guitar Society

York Classical Guitar Society

Scotland

North East Classical Guitar Society of Scotland Aberdeen

Wales

South Wales Guitar Society Cardiff

Swansea Classical Guitar Circle

North Wales Guitar Circle Angelsey

Northern Ireland

Classical Guitar Society of Northern Ireland Belfast


Ukraine

Guitar Association of The National Ukrainian Music Union


USA

Allegro Guitar Society Dallas, Texas. Also Fort Worth and Las Vegas.

American Guitar Society Valley Glen, CA
https://www.facebook.com/pages/American ... 90?fref=ts

Guitar Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Guitar Guild

Atlanta Guitar Orchestra

The Austin Classical Guitar Society
PO Box 4072
Austin, Texas 78765

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society Baltimore, Maryland

Boston Classical Guitar Society Boston, Mass.

Boulder Guitar Society Boulder, Colorado

Carmel Guitar Society Carmel, California

Chicago Classical Guitar Society

Colorado Springs Guitar Society

Northern Colorado Classical Guitar Society

Connecticut Guitar Society

Corvallis Guitar Society Corvallis OR

Dayton Classical Guitar Society Dayton, OH
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dayton-C ... 9032714669

Denver Acoustic Music Group Denver, CO

Grand Canyon Guitar Society Flagstaff, AZ

Guitar Fort Worth Fort Worth, Texas

Great Lakes Guitar Society Great Lakes region: Rochester - Syracuse - Buffalo, NY

Guitar Houston Houston, Texas

Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society Rhinecliff, NY

Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society Des Moines, IA.
https://www.facebook.com/HICGS

Jefferson Classical Guitar Society Jefferson, Oregon

Knoxville Guitar Society Knoxville, TN

Lute Society of America

Madison Classical Guitar Society Madison, WI.

The Miami Classical Guitar Society Miami, FL.

Florida Guitar Foundation Miami, FL.
https://www.facebook.com/floridaguitarfoundation

Classic Guitar Society of Michigan Livonia, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit)

Minnesota Guitar Society
P.O. Box 14986
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-677-1151

New England Guitar Society Milford, Connecticut

The New Jersey Classical Guitar Society

New York City Classical Guitar Society New York City, NY

Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York

Orange County Guitar Circle Orange, CA

Classical Guitar Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania Scranton, PA

Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
2038 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Guitar Society of Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix Guitar Society

Piedmont Classical Guitar Society Winston Salem, NC

The Portland Guitar Society Portland, Oregon

Sacramento Guitar Society Sacramento, CA

Saint Louis Guitar Society St. Louis, MO

Salem Guitar Society (Salem, Oregon)

San Francisco Classical Guitar Society San Francisco, CA

Guitar Sarasota Sarasota, FL

Seattle Classical Guitar Society Seattle, WA

South Bay Guitar Society
South Bay Guitar Society
P.O. Box 321269
Los Gatos, CA 95032
info#sbgs.org (replace # with @ to email)

Triangle Guitar Society Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Tucson Guitar Society. Tucson, AZ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tucsonguitarsociety/

Utah Classical Guitar Society Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society Camarillo, CA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/385502454980149

Tidewater Classical Guitar Society
Serving Southeastern Virginia

Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Wilmington, Delware
Corvallis Guitar Society: http://corvallisguitarsociety.org

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by pogmoor » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:59 pm

musicbyandy wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:36 pm
Corvallis Guitar Society: http://corvallisguitarsociety.org
Thanks for the update. I've added it to the list on page 1 of this thread and to your copy above.
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Yamaha (SLG 130NW silent classical guitar 2014).

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Tea Toradze » Wed May 01, 2019 9:26 am

Hi,

Thanks for the information, I was not aware my neighbour town had a guitar society, I will check that out.

David wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:12 pm
Spain

La Sociedad de la Vihuela
Amigos de la Guitarra (Guitar friends), founded in 1950 in Valencia.
Sociedad Española de la Guitarra (Spanish Guitar Society), founded in 1955 in Madrid.
I wonder why Spain has so little as I thought birthplace of guitar would have most enthusiasts around

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