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  • Welcome to the CT Guitar Society

  • From Bach to Blues, Flamenco to Folk, the Society provides guitar enthusiasts with unique opportunities to hear and play the guitar in intimate settings throughout Connecticut.

    The Connecticut Guitar Society is a non-profit presenting arts organization. It is the largest organization of its kind serving the general public and classical guitarists by providing a forum for listening, learning, performing and teaching.

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  • 2020-2021 Concert Season Lineup

    Stan Sullivan <br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.65em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>Saturday, October 24, 2020</font>

    Connecticut native Stan Sullivan earned his BA in Modern Languages from CCSU in 1970. He is a self-described, "singer-songwriter guitar instrumentalist-composer and folk and blues performer." He modestly explains that although he wrote his first song at the age of 17, it was not until many years [...]

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    Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.65em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight:bold&quote;>Saturday, November 21, 2020<br>7:00 PM </font>

    VAL RAMOS FLAMENCO TRIO - Enjoy a memorable evening of outstanding traditional and contemporary Flamenco guitar and song featuring international Flamenco guitar masters VAL RAMOS and JOSE RAMOS with vocalist TERE LUNA. The trio is part of the Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble, which has been hailed [...]

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    Luca Duo<br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.65em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight: bold&quote;>Sunday, January 17, 2021<br>2:00 PM </font>

    Luca Duo is a classical voice and guitar duo that performs music spanning over four centuries. They will be presenting an all Latin American program for CGS as well as a world premier of 'Four Seasonal Walks' by American composer Michael Stubblefield.In biology, LUCA is known as the Last Universal [...]

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    Berit Strong <br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.65em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight: bold&quote;>Saturday, February 20, 2021<br> 7:00 PM</font>

    Internationally acclaimed performer Berit Strong is pleased to present a one hour program online “Homage to the Great Julian Bream.”  As a teenager Berit was astonished and thrilled to hear the great English guitarist Julian Bream (7/15/33-8/14/20) play Elizabethan era compositions [...]

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    Muriel Anderson <br><font style=&quote;font-size: 0.65em; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-weight: bold&quote;>Saturday, March 27, 2021<br> Time 7:00 PM EST</font>

    Guitarist and Harp-guitarist Muriel Anderson was the first woman to win the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her “Nightlight Daylight” CD was listed as one of the top 10 CDs of the decade by Guitar Player Magazine and won top honors in a dozen national awards. Her video of [...]

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