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  • The CGS Message Board is a community forum for guitarists to exchange ideas with other guitarists, luthiers, teachers and students, amateurs and professionals. Share your experiences, offer advice, and provide feedback.

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  • 2017-2019 Message Board Posts

    Chapman Guitar for Sale

    September 11, 2019
    Chapman Guitar for Sale

    This guitar was originally made as a set of two instruments for the Goldspeil/Provost Duo, a guitar duo that toured internationally. In 2017 I acquired the instrument and toured with it nationally. It's perhaps one of Alan Chapman's finest instruments. The top is European spruce and the [...]

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    Amy’s Handmade Guitar Support

    Amy's Handmade Guitar Support is a handmade support for your classical guitar which attaches with 2 suction cups. It holds your guitar at a proper angle and eliminates the need for a foot stool. The very durable and adjustable strap is comfortable as it goes over the top of your thigh. It [...]

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    Guitar Teaching Position in Windsor, CT

    The Music School at Sound Crossing (MSSC), a non-profit community music school in Windsor, CT is seeking a part–time guitar instructor for the 2019-2020 school year.   Please click here to download more information.

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    Rare Opportunity: Classical Guitar Records

    Rare opportunity: Guitar Society member Doug Moe is downsizing and would like to give away his huge thirty-three-and-a-third record collection of classical guitar records. The collection contains the complete Segovia discography. Some records were only available in Europe. The classical [...]

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    Steve’s Guitars of San Francisco

    I have selection of concert classical guitars as well as lutes baroque guitars. I also buy quality guitars. See stevesguitars.com for a partial list.

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    Seeking Choro players!

    September 26, 2018
    Seeking Choro players!

    We are a cavaquinho and a pandeiro player in western MA (Northampton/Amherst) , seeking one or two guitarists familiar with the accompaniment of Brazilian choro. (Extra points if you play 7-string!) Once we have a solid working centro for our conjunto we can reach out to potential melody [...]

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    For Sale: Alvarez Yairi DY-91

    February 14, 2018
    For Sale: Alvarez Yairi DY-91

    Acoustic Guitar for Sale: Alvarez by Kazuo Yairi, Model DY-91, Serial No. 59365. Guitar is not amplified, has a beautiful sound and mother-of-pearl inlay all around. I prefer my classical guitars and this acoustic guitar should go to someone who can appreciate and bring out its potential. [...]

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    For Sale: 2011 Chapman Guitar with Case

    I am selling my 2011 Chapman guitar which I used to compete my masters, guitar studies for my doctorate and perform many concerts. It has a few dings but is in excellent performance shape. It's an European spruce guitar with East Indian rosewood back and sides. My asking price is $6000 and[...]

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    For Sale: 2004 Chapman Guitar with Case

    I am reluctantly selling my 2004 Chapman guitar. This is the one that I used for the last three CD’s that I recorded with Alan Goldspiel. It is Brazilian rosewood side and back and a spruce top. It has a few dings but is in excellent playing shape. I have stopped performing and I [...]

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