Become a Member & Order Tickets
As a member of the Minnesota Guitar Society, you receive ticket discounts on all MGS-sponsored events, a year's subscription to the Guitarist and the opportunity to place free classifieds in each issue.
Print the 2012-2013 brochure for ticket and membership information and order form.
Call 612-677-1151 to order Sundin Hall series tickets by phone.
OpenStage is a structured but informal way for guitarists of any level to experience the joy of playing for each other. Go to the OpenStage page for more information..
All meeting are on Sundays from 2-4 p.m.
OpenStage meets at Coffee Grounds in Falcon Heights.
Consider joining the Classical Guitar Meetup to get together informally and play with other classical guitarists. All levels welcome.
Read the Latest Guitarist Newsletter
Past issues of Guitarist newsletter are available on the Newsletter page.
Check Out the Guitar Community Calendar
The community calendar has information on guitar events in our region. You can see or post events on the calendar
Classical Guitarathon closes the 2012-2013 Sundin season
Saturday, May 25th, 8 p.m.
The Classical Guitarathon is the last concert of the season. It will feature guitarists Kris Anderson, Ben Gateño, Jake Jonker, Jeff Lambert, Jeffrey Van, and Brent Weaver. Read more about the performers in the May/June issue of the Guitarist.
Minnesota Guitar Society Seeks Managing Director
Love guitar? Support the MGS? Want to get paid to help us? The Managing Director of the MGS, Paul Hintz, is retiring at the end of the current season and we are now seeking his replacement.
Please see the complete job description and information on how to apply.
The deadline for applications is midnight, April 5th, 2013.
Community Concerts Begin February 24th
Michael Ziegahn, Sunday February 24th, 2 p.m.
Longtime Twin Cities flamenco guitarist Michael Ziegahn gives a program of traditional and original compositions with palmas and percussion by La Tarara at the Woodbury Central Park indoor amphitheatre. Free and open to the public.
Annett Richter & Tiana Grise, and Joan Griffith & Gary Shulte, Sunday March 24th, 2 p.m.
The first half of the concert features classical guitarist Annett Richter and flutist Tiana Grisé in a program of favorites from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The second half features classical and jazz guitarist Joan Griffith, accompanied by violinist Gary Shulte, in a program of Brazilian music and jazz, including selections from Griffith's CD Sambanova. At Dreamland Arts in St Paul, admission by donation. Visit www.dreamlandarts.com for more information.
Classical guitarists Eva Beneke and Maja Radovanlija, Sunday April 21st, 7 p.m.
Classical guitarists Eva Beneke (faculty member at McNally Smith College of Music) and Maja Radovanlija (faculty member at the University of Minnesota, and member of the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet) give a joint recital. Each will perform solo selections, and there will be duets and improvisation! At Dreamland Arts in St Paul, admission by donation. Visit < www.dreamlandarts.com for more information.
A Traveling Guitarathon, Sunday May 5th, 6 p.m.
Archtop jazz guitarist Reuben Ristrom, steel-string virtuosos Bobby Ekstrand and Bobby Stanton, and classical guitarist extraordinaire Jeff Lambert each will play a solo set. The world of guitar, brought to the beautiful stage of Yellow Tree Theatre in Osseo. Admission by donation. Visit www.yellowtreetheatre.com for more information.
2012-2013 Sundin Hall Concert Series At a Glance
Mak Grgić, Sat Sept 15, 2012
Duo Sudamericano, Sat Oct 20, 2012
Duo Maccari-Pugliese, Fri Nov 9, 2012
Acoustic Guitarathon, Sat Dec 8, 2012
Lute Summit, Sat Jan 19, 2013
Vladimir Gorbach, Sat Feb 16, 2013
Mimi Fox, Sat Mar 16, 2013
Xuefei Yang, Fri Apr 12, 2013
Classical Guitarathon, Sat May 25, 2013
See more details about the performers on the Concerts page
Get directions to Sundin Hall
Classical Guitarathon Program
Brent Weaver plays
Llobet: Four Catalonian Folk Songs
Jacob Jonker plays
Bach: Prelude BWV 999
Bach: Fugue from Violin Sonata #1
Kris Anderson plays
Dyens: Tango en skai
Brouwer: AfroCuban Lullaby
Jeff Lambert plays
Tarrega: Lagrima, Adelita, Capricho Arabe
Villa-Lobos: Prelude #1
Ben Gateño plays
Introduction and Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9
Etude in B Minor, Op. 35, No. 22
Jeffrey Van plays
Falla: Homenaje: pour le Tombeau de Debussy
Turina: Homage a Tarrega
Villa-Lobos: Choro No. 1