Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Nitsuga Uriarte » Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:02 pm

Florida Guitar Foundation is great! Open mic nights every month, member hangouts with drinks and jam sessions/ performances. Wonderful concert season every year.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by bear » Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:17 pm

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Stephen Anderson » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:22 pm

Classical Guitar Society of Northern Ireland
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Website: http://www.cgsni.org/

(Additional contact details on the website)

The society hold regular meetings and performances. A great way to meet other local guitarists and play for each other - all levels.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Feynman » Sun Feb 05, 2017 3:12 am

New and exciting...

Phoenix Guitar Society (Phoenix, Arizona)
http://www.phoenixguitarsociety.org/
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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by BellyDoc » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:50 am

Feynman wrote:New and exciting...

Phoenix Guitar Society (Phoenix, Arizona)
http://www.phoenixguitarsociety.org/
Now that *is* interesting. Searching for something like this ^^^ is exactly why I joined here.

I was about to post a petulant tirade about how Tucson and Flagstaff both seem to have more going on.

Thanks! :merci:
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Re: Please tell us about your local Guitar Societies

Post by eadiaz » Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:52 pm

gitgeezer wrote:Guitar Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
http://www.guitaratlanta.org
email: info#guitaratlanta.org (replace # with @ to email)

From Website:

"Atlanta's premier guitar organization. We are a non-profit 501(c) organization dedicated to the development and promotion of guitar in the Atlanta area."
http://www.guitaratlanta.org yields a 502 Bad Gateway error. http://guitaratlanta.com/ works, but the page seems out of date. Is Guitar Atlanta still active? Are there other guitar societies in the Atlanta area?
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Re: Please tell us about your local Guitar Societies

Post by gitgeezer » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:25 pm

eadiaz wrote:
gitgeezer wrote:Guitar Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
http://www.guitaratlanta.org
email: info#guitaratlanta.org (replace # with @ to email)

From Website:

"Atlanta's premier guitar organization. We are a non-profit 501(c) organization dedicated to the development and promotion of guitar in the Atlanta area."
http://www.guitaratlanta.org yields a 502 Bad Gateway error. http://guitaratlanta.com/ works, but the page seems out of date. Is Guitar Atlanta still active? Are there other guitar societies in the Atlanta area?
Unfortunately, Guitar Atlanta has disbanded. To find out what's going on in the Atlanta community, you might contact Eddie Minjarez, a guitar instructor at Guitar Decatur. I believe Eddie was the last president of Guitar Atlanta. The email address is:

info@guitardecatur.com

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Re: Please tell us about your local Guitar Societies

Post by Swin » Tue May 02, 2017 4:39 pm

gitgeezer wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:25 pm
eadiaz wrote:
gitgeezer wrote:Guitar Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
http://www.guitaratlanta.org
email: info#guitaratlanta.org (replace # with @ to email)

From Website:

"Atlanta's premier guitar organization. We are a non-profit 501(c) organization dedicated to the development and promotion of guitar in the Atlanta area."
http://www.guitaratlanta.org yields a 502 Bad Gateway error. http://guitaratlanta.com/ works, but the page seems out of date. Is Guitar Atlanta still active? Are there other guitar societies in the Atlanta area?
Unfortunately, Guitar Atlanta has disbanded. To find out what's going on in the Atlanta community, you might contact Eddie Minjarez, a guitar instructor at Guitar Decatur. I believe Eddie was the last president of Guitar Atlanta. The email address is:

info@guitardecatur.com
There is the Atlanta Guitar Guild...

http://atlantaguitarorchestra.org

They just had a concert this past Saturday night. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to make it, even though I was planning on going, due to a family illness.

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Re: Please tell us about your local Guitar Societies

Post by gitgeezer » Wed May 03, 2017 3:23 pm

Swin wrote:
Tue May 02, 2017 4:39 pm
gitgeezer wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:25 pm
eadiaz wrote:
http://www.guitaratlanta.org yields a 502 Bad Gateway error. http://guitaratlanta.com/ works, but the page seems out of date. Is Guitar Atlanta still active? Are there other guitar societies in the Atlanta area?
Unfortunately, Guitar Atlanta has disbanded. To find out what's going on in the Atlanta community, you might contact Eddie Minjarez, a guitar instructor at Guitar Decatur. I believe Eddie was the last president of Guitar Atlanta. The email address is:

info@guitardecatur.com
There is the Atlanta Guitar Guild...

http://atlantaguitarorchestra.org

They just had a concert this past Saturday night. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to make it, even though I was planning on going, due to a family illness.
I see that Mary Akerman is associated with both Guild and Orchestra, as VP of the Guild and Director of the Orchestra. Anything that Mary Akerman is associated with is bound to be good.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Swin » Wed May 03, 2017 4:29 pm

Yes and you may know that she is head of the classical guitar program at Kennesaw State University which is close to where I live. I know she also gives lessons at Maple Street Guitar in Atlanta (where I bought my Cervantes)... I'd love to find out if she'll do private lessons by or at the college (since it's so much closer to me) once I have some additional free time. In the meantime, I try to catch her performances when I can.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by gitgeezer » Fri May 05, 2017 1:04 am

It was at Maple Street Guitar that I first learned of her. I was thinking of asking her to take me on as a student, but decided I wasn't sufficiently advanced for her caliber of teaching, so I signed up with Eddie Minjarez instead.

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Re: Local Classical Guitar and Lute Societies

Post by Swin » Fri May 05, 2017 1:31 am

gitgeezer wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 1:04 am
It was at Maple Street Guitar that I first learned of her. I was thinking of asking her to take me on as a student, but decided I wasn't sufficiently advanced for her caliber of teaching, so I signed up with Eddie Minjarez instead.
It hadn't occurred to me to consider if my playing level was advanced enough for her. Oh well... By the time I'm able to pursue it, I will be better than I am today (at least, I better be better!). The worst that could happen is to be told no. At least I could get a good reference from her for another teacher in the area, but she may be willing to take me on.

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