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  • Virtuoso guitarist/composer/improviser Juanito Pascual has been called "one of the hottest flamenco guitarists in recent years" by National Public Radio, a major accolade which in this case is just the jumping off point for the Minneapolis native's musical style. His sound is a truly organic blend of a mastery of traditional and contemporary flamenco plus influences ranging from Jimi Hendrix and [...]

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    Hello Friends! The CGS Ensemble and Artistic Director Dave Giardina invite you to attend our autumn concert featuring an intriguing collection of guitar solos, quartets, original arrangements and more. Visitors may also enjoy touring the historic house and grounds of this beautiful setting.  Please see the reservation information listed below  Tickets are $10. Phelps Hatheway [...]

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    Hi everybody- Guy and I have spent a good part of this past winter producing a performance video to celebrate our 45 years of playing together. It will be presented by Amazing Things Arts Center (ATAC) this Friday, April 30th, at 8PM EDT. (Way to give advance notice, Bill!). Making the video was a lot of fun as well as being an "exciting and highly educational experience." (Translation: "OMG-[...]

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    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 “Why Worry” on 20-string harp guitar garnered a total of over 8 million views online and her [...]

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    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 on his Renaissance Lute.  Initially drawn to classical guitar from hearing recordings of [...]

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    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 Common Ancestor. All life derived from this single cell organism who had the ability to translate [...]

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    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 as "a hidden treasure of Flamenco in the Americas. Superb musicianship" (Flamenco Connection) and [...]

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    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 later that the quality of his songwriting and performing came together. And that it did! Stan Sullivan[...]

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    2013 Jeremy Clark Western Red Cedar and Maple Guitar for Sale. Has a soundport and an elevated neck. It’s also a multi-scale (650-660 mm). Asking $6,000. If interested, please contact Joe Van Doren:  Email: vandoranguitar@gmail.com Phone: 845.344.7168

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