Category Archives: CCGS News

Timothy Kain, AM

Congratulations to Canberra classical guitarist and educator Timothy Kain on being made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, announced on the Queen’s Birthday honours list. Tim has received the honour, “For significant service to … Continue reading

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Flamenco guitar workshop and dance classes

The Flamenco Centre Canberra provides an opportunity for aspiring Flamenco guitarists wishing to train in the discipline of live dance accompaniment as distinct from solo playing or concert recital playing. This privileged exposure allows you to develop an understanding of … Continue reading

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CCGS meeting venue change

The regular monthly meetings of Canberra Classical Guitar Society and twice-monthly rehearsals of the Canberra Guitar Ensemble will be held at Ainslie Arts Centre in Braddon beginning on 7 April. View the  map here or click this link.

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Masterclass with Pavel Steidl

During a recent visit to Canberra, Czech classical guitarist Pavel Steidl held a masterclass on the stage at Llewellyn Hall at the ANU School of Music.  ANU students Stephanie Jones, Alex Clark, Jesse Flowers and Campbell Diamond participated.  The photo … Continue reading

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Classical Guitar Composition Project – 2013 Winners

In 2010, Canberra Classical Guitar Society and Wesley Music Foundation launched The Classical Guitar Composition Project. Thanks to the generosity of the community, we conducted a second round in 2012 and are pleased to announce the two winners of the … Continue reading

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CCGS Performer’s Concert – 9 December

Everyone is invited to the Society’s Performer’s Concert. This is a chance for players who do not have a regular performance opportunity to get up in front of an audience and “show their stuff.” In addition, the Canberra Guitar Ensemble … Continue reading

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Classical Guitar Composition Project – 2012

Canberra Classical Guitar Society, with the support of Wesley Music Foundation, launched the Classical Guitar Composition Project in 2010. The winners of the two $1,000 commissions were Bradley Kunda and Michael Sollis. Their compositions will be performed at an upcoming … Continue reading

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Brew Guitar Duo at NGA on 4 November

Brew Guitar Duo (Bradley Kunda and Matthew Withers) present pieces from their album Landscape: Australian guitar duets, including those inspired by the works of Claude Monet and Edgar Degas at the National Gallery of Australia on Sunday, 4 November at … Continue reading

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Brazilian Guitarist Aliéksey Vianna – 13 October

Saturday 13 October, 7:30pm – Canberra Classical Guitar Society presents the outstanding guitar artistry of Brazilian classical guitarist Aliéksey Vianna, a performer described in the New York Times as “such vibrant and incisive playing.”  His program will feature works by … Continue reading

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Woodworks – CD by Greg O’Rourke

Canberra-based musician Greg O’Rourke has announced the launch of his debut album, Woodworks – Music for Classical Guitar Solo. The official launch concert of Woodworks will take place at Smiths Alternative Bookshop, 76 Alinga St, Canberra City ACT, Friday, 7th … Continue reading

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