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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

for details.

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

Sunday, 18 September 2022, 3:00 pm

 “A Pre-autumn Afternoon of Guitar Music” with the Columbus Guitar Society Members’ Ensemble.  General admission: $5 at the door.
Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall

October 1, 8:00 pm

Guitar Virtuoso Cristiano Porqueddu


Recognized as a leading interpreter of 20th and 21st century guitar music, critics have labeled Cristiano Porqueddua reference point for the new generation of musicians.” After having obtained high marks at the international Conservatorio di Musica “Lorenzo Perosi,” he is now involved in international activity that encompasses concert performance, composition, and more than 25 recordings (spanning more than 60 CDs via box sets!). Performances have included some of the world’s most important venues, such as New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow. And we’re sincerely excited for Cristiano’s Columbus debut!


Buy Tickets

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.