The Columbus Guitar Society, founded by a dedicated group of amateur classical guitarists in 1992, has grown to be one of the country’s most successful guitar societies. Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Eugene Braig, the CGS is the only organization to offer comprehensive programming for the classical guitar in the Central Ohio region. CGS brings a variety of activities to the public:
1. A professional concert series featuring world-renowned international stars. The season offers a handful of amazing concerts between October and May. Click here
2. The Members’ Ensemble prepares two concerts each season. Click here for details.
3. Amateur players meet up and entertain the cafe crowd at 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month at the Starbuck’s Coffee, 2450 East Main Street, in Bexley. Click here for details.
Our Next event:
Christopher Wilke, Romantic-era and modern guitars
Saturday, May 6, 8:00 p.m.
Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall
A protégé of renowned lutenist Paul O’Dette, Dr. Christopher Wilke has performed widely in Europe and the USA, including the Lute Society of America’s “Emerging Artist Series”; the Boston Early Music Festival; the European Lute Festival in Fuessen, Germany; and our very own CGS as well as with Columbus Symphony Orchestra. A regular to live public-radio performance, his recordings have also been featured on Concertzender Radio in the Netherlands, Canadian television, and the NPR programs Classical Guitar Alive!and Sunday Morning Baroque.
Individual ticket prices on our professional guest-artist series are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students with valid ID. A subscription to all four dates is available for the remarkably affordable price of only $60 at simpletix.com. Individual tickets will be available at the door or in advance from simpletix. All guest-artist series performances are at 8 pm in Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall (map).
See columbusguitarsociety.org or call 614-561-9204 for additional info.