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The following guitar societies are listed alphabetically by 
society name.  Currently, USA and Canadian Societies are 
listed together, other countries are listed seperately:

Ron Purcell				(818)-677-2339 
American Guitar Society
Cal State University
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA  91330

John Armstrong 				(505)-473-4504?
Amigos De La Guiarra
P.O. Box 5872
Santa Fe, NM  87502

Brian and Mary Lou Roberts		(313)-769-5704
Ann Arbor Classic Guitar Society
1451 Bemidji Dr. 
Anne Arbor,  MI  48103

Maryanne Ames				(602)-
Arizona Classic Guitar Society
P.O. Box 25766
Tempe, AZ  85282

Austin Classical Guitar Society

President: Mike Oliver 
Baltimore Classic Guitar Society	(410)-247-5320
4607 Maple Ave.
Baltimore, MD  21227

Rob Chirico				(918)-335-1189
Bartlesville Guitar Society
2817 Redhowe Ct.
Bartlesville, OK  74006

John Del Quadro				(520)-758-6056
John Board, via Communitiy College:	(520)-758-3926	
Bluewater Guitar Society 		
404 E. Swan Dr.
Riviera, AZ  86442

Gloria Vachino              		(781) 224-4203
Boston Classical Guitar Society
196 Broadway
Wakefield MA 01880

Felicity Muench				(303)-530-4486
Richard Comly				(303)-499-2320
Boulder Guitar Society
6525 Gunpark Dr. #150-416
Boulder, CO  80301

Dennis Burns				(303)-442-2025
Denver Guitar Society
Denver, CO

Fr. Daniel Liberbach			(716)-
Buffalo Guitar Society
Canisius College
200 Main St.
Buffalo, NY  14208

Aileen Bache				(403)-
Calgary Guitar Society
151 Cantrell Dr., SW
Calgary, Alta., CANADA  T2W 2M5

Rick Macdonald: 			(403)-266-9271 (office hours)
By E-Mail Rick Macdonald:
	  Nick Seto: 			nseto@Direct.CA
The Classical Guitar Society Of Calgary
3 Ranch Estates Dr. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T3G 1J9

Joe Hetko, President			(518)-785-7842
(Email: Ray Andrews
Capital District Guitar Society
14 Lawrence Road
Cohoes, NY 122047

Guy Horn				(408)-625-2189	
Carmel Guitar Society
P.O. Box 7437
Carmel, CA  93921

Willard Becker				(407)-518-1917
Central Florida Classical Guitar Society
1303A Dorado Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Keith Stevens				(804)-589-6923
Charlottesville Guitar Society
Rte. 1, Box 240
Troy,  VA  22974

Neil Mermelstein			(312)-
Chicago Classic Guitar Society
P.O. Box 4485 
Skokie, IL 60076-4485

Richard Goering				(606)-341-3343 
Cincinnati Classic Guitar Society
1069 Jackson Rd.
Park Hills, KY 41011

Lawrence M. Laub Treasurer 		(810)-825-8237
Classical Guitar Society of Michigan
30542 Charmaine
Roseville, MI. 48066-4048

Kevin Vigil,  President 		(703) 644-1659
Washington Guitar Society
P.O. Box 3120
Arlington, VA 22150

Sheri Ford				(614)-
Columbus Guitar Society
120 Shaffer Dr.
Groveport, OH  54125

Bob Burke, Executive Director	
Penny Phillips, Artistic Director	(860) 249-7041
(Does Society Page for the GFA's Soundboard Magazine)
Connecticut Classical Guitar Society
P.O. Box 1528
Hartford, CT  06144

Office of Dallas Guitar Society		(214)-528-3733
Suzanne Davidson			(214)-890-7703?
Dallas Guitar Society
P.O. Box 140724
Dallas, TX  75214

Jim McCutcheon				(513)-435-1858
Dayton Classic Guitar Society
8530 Cherrycreek Dr.
Centerville, OH  45458

President				(207)- 
Downeast Classical Guitar Society
P.O. Box 232
Bangor, ME  04402

Jim Kitka				(412)-
Duquesne Univ. Guitar Society
1036 Logan
Bethel Park, PA  51502

D'Arcy Graves				(403)-				
Edmonton Guitar Club
8116 103rd St.
Edmondton, Alta, CANADA  T6E 4B1

Steve Kuhn, President
Erie Classical Guitar Society
P.O. Box 9051
Erie,  PA  16505-9051 
email:, (Steve Kuhn)

Renato Butturi				(812)-477-5917
Evansvile Guitar Society
7215 E. Blackford Ave.
Evansville, IN  47715

Dale James, President			(407)-725-5181
Florida East Coast Classical Guitar Society (FLECCGS)
Meetings: Satellite Beach Public Library 
751 Jamaica Boulevard, Satellite Beach, FL 
on the fourth Saturday of each month at 2:00 pm

Christopher McGuire
President/Artistic Director 	
Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
3703 Wooded Creek Dr.
Farmers Branch, TX 75244

Leng Widjaja				(209)-439-0727?
Fresno Guitar Society
P.O. Box25972 
Fresno, CA  93729

Gunnar G. Eisel
Guitar Foundation of America

Guitar Houston

Steve Trott				(208)-384-1518
Idaho Classic Guitar Society
550 W. Fort Dy., Rm 666
Boise, ID  83754

President				(317)-
Indiana Society of The Classic Guitar
6516 N. Cornell Ave.
Indianapolis, IN  46220

Catherine Wilson			(816)-
Kansas City Guitar Society
2524 Red Bridge Terrace
Kansas City, MO  64131

Joe Bolton, President & Program director 
info/fax:				(865)-689-1230
Knoxville-Oak Ridge Guitar Society	 
106 Gore Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37919

Marvin Falcon				(610)-433-1688
LeHigh Valley Guitar and Ens. Society
1740 W. Livingston St.
Allentown, PA  18104

Dale Ketcheson				(403)-		
Lethbridge Guitar Society
Music Dept. Univ. of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alta, CANADA  T1K 3M4

Dennis Davis				(606)-273-0068 (?)
Lexington\Central Kentucky Guitar Society
1671 Samara Glen Way
Lexington, KY  40502

Douglas Jones				(502)-
Louisville Society of The Classic Guitar
8703 Blossom Lane
Louisville, KY  40242

Martha Sloss
Mecklenburg Society of the Classical Guitar
1123 Ardsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

Patrick Miller				(901)-
Memphis State Univ. Guitar Society
Music Dept., Memphis State Univ.
Memphis, TN  38152

Carlos Molina				(305)-
Miami Classic Guitar Society
P.O. Box 0725
Miami, FL  33265

John Stropes, President 		(414)-636-9910
fax:  					(414)-636-9911
Milwaukee Classical Guitar Society
1132 Lake Avenue
Racine, WI  53403-1925

President				(612)-
Minnesota Guitar Society
P.O. Box 14986
Minneapolis, MN  55414

Trevor Burt, President		     	
Mississauga Guitar Society
66 Bow River Crescent
Mississauga, ONT, CANADA  L5N 1J2

Arthur (Art) M. Munger
Western Montana Classical Guitarists
937 S 5TH St W 
Missoula, MT  59801-2429 

Montreal Guitar Society 		(514) 389-2829
(Sociiti de Guitare de Montrial)
Climent Canac-Marquis, President
10246 Marquette street
Montrial, Quibec H2C 3E3, Canada

Le mouvement de guitare classique las Soribande Inc.
Claude McKinnon, directeur artistique	  (418) 626-3770
480, 62e rue Est
Charlesbourg, Qc

Byron Fogo				(615)-758-8948
Nashville Guitar Society
492 Page Dr.
Mt. Juliet, TN  37122

Malena Burnett				(702)-
Nevada Guitar Society
1477 Hialeah Dr., #A
Las Vegas,  NV  89119

George Schindler			(908)-			
New Jersey Classic Guitar Society
267 South St.
New Providence, NJ  07974

President, Rick Pimentel                (505) 884-1669 
(Pimentel & Sons Guitar Makers)			
Fax:                                    (505) 873-8330
New Mexico Guitar Society
3316 Lafayette Dr., NE
Albuquerque, NM  87107

Lester Long				(212) 865-7452
New York City Classical Guitar Society	
785 West End Ave.
New York, NY 10025

Sharon Ketts				(904)-378-0659
North Florida Classical Guitar Society
7710 SW 51st Pl.
Gainsville, FL  32608

David (and Elizabeth) Feingold          (360)-733-8290
Arvin Chaikin                           (360)-734-4379
Web Master: Ann Chaikin
NW Guitar Society
1809 Summit St.
Bellingham, WA  98225

President				(402)-
Omaha Classical Guitar Society
P.O. Box 37321
Omaha, NE  68137

Larry Deack
Orange County Guitar Circle
(P.O. Box 3102, Costa Mesa, CA  92626)
333 N. Glassell, Orange, California 92866, USA.

Ed Honeywell				(416,519,613,705,807,905)-
Ottawa Guitar Society
Box CP 4876 (Succursale E)
Ottawa, Ontario,  CANADA KIS 5J1

c/o President				(803)-957-7539
Guitar Society of Columbia
157 Vanarsdale Dr.
West Columbia, S.C. 29169

email: Mikegitr
PO Box 2047
Columbia SC 29202

Joe Stallings				(305,407,813,904)
Pensacola Guitar Society
Pensacola Jr. Col. Music Dept., 1000 College Blvd.,
Pensacola, FL  32504

Jim Hontz, President
Joe Mays				(215) 567-2972
Web site:
Philadelphia Classic Guitar Society
2038 Samson St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103

Richard Matteson			(910)-725-7272 (?)
Piedmont Guitar Society
P.O. Box 2611
Winston-Salem, NC  27102

Mark Marston				(412)-
Pittsburg Classic Guitar Society
8 Market Square, #175
Pittsburg, PA  15222

President				(412)-
Pittsburgh-Tri-State Classical Guitar Soc.
106 Brookside Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA  15241

Founder: Bob Baker   
Acoustic Guitarist Guild
Pittsburgh, PA

John Dimick, President
Portland Guitar Society
P.O. Box 15253
Portland, OR  97293 

Bill Maker, President 			(401)-737-3412
Rhode Island Classical Guitar Society
PO Box 1125
Providence, RI 02901

John Wiensenthal			(716)-	
Rochester Guitar Society
50 N. Plymouth Ave.
Rochester, NY  14614

Bill Clements				(206)-
Rosewood Guitar
1406 B NE 50th
Seattle, WA  98105

Edward Trujillo				(916)-
Sacramento Classical Guitar Society
1804 Castro Way
Sacramento, CA  95818

San Francisco Classical Guitar Society  (415)-221 9946
Ernest Culver, 
560 Nineteenth Street, 
San Francisco, CA 94107

Robert Bluestone			(505)-
Santa Fe Guitar Society
P.O. Box 1704
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1704

Vic Elizundo				(206)-
Seattle Classic Guitar Society
8619 20th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA  98106

Daniel Roest				(408)-292-0704
South Bay Guitar Society
611 South 5th St.
San Jose, CA  95112

Jim Bosse				(303,719)
South Colorado Classic Guitar Society
930 Harrison
Canon City, CO  81212

June Wray				(210)-686-7619
South Texas Classic Guitar Society
PO Box 720515
McAllen Tx 78504

Kathleen and Bill Ash			(314)-
St. Louis Guitar Society
P.O. Box 24153
St. Louis, MO  63130

David Hogue, CGS President
Jim Harrell, CGS Secretary
David Mason at Stubbs Music Center	(904)-893-8754
Classical Guitar Society of Tallahassee
4904 Annette Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Thomas Coffey				(804)-
Tampa Bay Guitar Society
15913 Country Place
Tampa, FL 33624

Sam Dorsey, President			(804) 627-6229
Web site:
The Tidewater Classical Guitar Society
P.O. Box 1171
Norfolk, VA 23501

Eli Kassner				(416)-
Toronto Guitar Society
9 Gibson Ave.
Toronto, ONT,  CANADA  M5R 1T4

Triangle Guitar Society
Dennis Aberle, President 		(919)-859-4775
1017-B6 Avent Hill
Raleigh, NC  27606

Karen Comstock                     	(520) 881-1295  
Fax:				   	(520) 881-1295
Tucson Guitar Society 
2718 E. Waverly Street
Tucson, AZ  85716

Mr. Peter Choles, President		801-531-7066
Utah Classical Guitar Society
c/o Acoustic Music Store
851 E. 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Harold Micay				(604)-
Vancouver Guitar Concerts Assn.
1807 Collingwood
Vancouver, B.C., CANADA  V6R 3K4

President				(604)-
Vancouver Guitar Society
Main P.O. Box 3291
Vancouver, B.C., CANADA  V6B 3X9

Alexander Dunn  			(604) 380-1508
Victoria Guitar Society
Victoria Conservatory of Music
839 Academy Close
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8V 2X8

Western Colorado Classical Guitar Society (970)-242-0788
c/o Tim Hollis
1928 N. 21st St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Ian Hodges, President 			(204)-489-5629
Catherine Schlosser, Newsletter Editor
				(FAX)	(204)-489-6889
Winnipeg Guitar Society
Box 3037
Winnipeg, Man, CANADA  R3C 4E5


Georgia Rivers (President): 		(61-2) 484-2468
email contact: Peter Feraud  
The Classical Guitar Society, Sydney
c/o Christopher Keane
PO Box 829,
Bondi Junction,
NSW 1355, Australia

Graham Hall (President) 		(61-8) 92 42 49 87
Classic Guitar Society of Western Australia
Box 372
Como, Western Australia  6152


VIBRA - Sociedade Violao Brasileiro 	(011) 883 0204 
Flavia Prando
Rua: Arruda Alvim, no 110, casa 2
Jd. America   CEP 054010-020
Sao Paulo     SP


Martin Haagensen			Tlf. + 0045 32 96 34 80
Danish Guitar Society (classical guitar)
Halfdansgade 23,
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
email: or


Timo Turunen
Helsinki guitar society


Paola Missale (President)
email: (former president)
Associazione Chitarristica Benvenuto Terzi
via Boccola 6 24100 Bergamo

Agostino Valente
Associazione Chitarristica Aquilana
Via Paganica, 10
67100 L'Aquila 


The Alor Setar Classical Guitar Club
Chairman:  Chan Kok Peng                (604)-731-2245
29, Taman Sultan Abdul Halim,  
05300 Alor Setar,
Kedah DarulAman,                    


Sergio Guerrero (President)
Classical Guitar Society of Guadalajara
Pedro Moreno 1788
Colonia Americana
Guadalajara, Jalisco 44140


New Zealand Federation of Classical Guitar Societies
P.O.Box 11251
Matthew Marshall - President
Telephone +64-4-380-8550
Facsimile +64-4-380-8990

Classic Guitar Society of Auckland (Inc)
President John Flameling
28 Durham St Te Atatu Peninsula
Auckland 1008


Sociedad Guitarristica Paraguaya	 TEL/FAX: (595 21) 662479
Luz Maria Bobadilla (President)
email: Luz Maria Bobadilla 
Av. Colon 265 C/ Palma


Oscar Zamora (President)
Casilla Postal 18-1569
Lima 18 PERU
Tel: (511)472-6989 or (511)437-0513
Fax: (511)472-6989 or (511)436-1573

Classical Guitar Society of South Africa,  tel: +27-11-646-4904
P.O. Box 87038
South Africa
e-mail : (Michael Yates)


(Swedish Guitar and Lute Society)
Svenska gitarr- och lutasallskapet
Chairman: Ove Walther
Contact: Mats Jacobsson, Svartviksslingan 71, S-161 29 Bromma, Sweden.
Publication: Gitarr & Luta (a quarterly journal). Editor in chief: Karin
  Jonsson, Gubbangstorget 121, S-122 45 Enskede, Sweden


Berkshire Guitar Circle 			 (0118) 9545 396 
Terry Bryanton

The Berkshire Guitar Society

Birmingham, Second City Classical Guitar Society  (0121) 444 7074 
Tim Knight 

Blackburn Classical Guitar Society 		 (01254) 665 905 
Jack Wilkinson 

Blackheath Guitar Society 			 (0181) 852 4043 
Elizabeth Baulch 

Brentwood Guitar Society 			 (01277) 227 731 
Carol Tarn 

Bridge Guitar Circle 				(01482) 75684 
Sue Jones 

Bromley Guitar Society 				(01689) 858 665 
Norman Vaux 

Cambridge University Guitar Society 
Jim Millen 
Queen's College, Cambridge 

Canterbury Guitar Society 			(01304) 830 434 
Jenny Powell 

Steve Smith
Chester Guitar Circle 				 
16 Daleside

Chesterfield Guitar Society  			(01246) 233 496 
Steve Marsh 

Coventry Classical Guitar Society 		(01203) 612 714 
David Lassut 

Coventry Guitar Club  				(01203) 686 526 
Pat Kiely 

Derby Classical Guitar Society 			(01332) 664425 
Nigel Harris 

Derby Classical Guitar Society

Dorset Guitar Society	 			(01425) 613 739 
Margaret Tredwell  
Dorset Guitar Society Home Page

Durham University Guitar Society 
Elaine Young 
Van Mildert College, Durham 

Ealing Guitar Society  				
Steve Dell

East Cornwall Guitar Society 			(01566) 783 574 
Marc Cullen 

Farnham Mozart Guitar Players 			(01483) 35852 
Myer Rosen 

Greenwood Classical Guitar Society		(0181) 891 6889 
Martin Shaw 
John Gates

Guildford Guitar Society 			(01483) 571 581 
Dave Cannings 

Hastings and Rother Guitar Society 		(01580) 861 256 
Nadine Jenner 

Haverhill Classical Guitar Society 		(01440) 705 371 
Colin Shulman 

Highland Classical Guitar Society 		(01381) 21012 
Roger Niven 

Leeds Guitar Society 				(0113) 785 341 
Matthew Hill 

Manchester Guitar Circle 			(01204) 394 401 
Paul Fowles

Newent Guitar Society 				(01531) 820 436 
Keith Sandall 

North Buckinghamshire Guitar Club 		(01908) 616 115 
Elizabeth Revell 

Northumbria Guitar Society 			(0191) 281 7103 
Mike Holmes 

North Devon Guitar Society 			(01271) 74529 
Terry Bourne 

Saddleworth Classical Guitar Society 		(01457) 875 378 
Colin Davies 

Scarborough Classical Guitar Society 		(01723) 85549 
Raz Harland 

South Devon Guitar Circle 			(01803) 752 434 
Sarah Longland 

South Lincolnshire Guitar Society 		(01526) 834 120 
Peter Constable 

South Wales Guitar Society 			(01222) 626 826 
Kate Williams 

Southampton Classical Guitar Society 		(01703) 266867 
David Tripp
Southampton Classical Guitar Society Home Page

Maurice Dolphin
Sutton Acoustic Guitar Club			(0121) 355 3084)
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Wealden Guitar Society 				(01892) 534 631 
Marcia Burton 

West Sussex Guitar Club 			(01903) 521 676 
Richard Prior
West Sussex Guitar Club Home Page

Wirksworth Classical Guitar Circle 		(01629) 825 129 
Jonathan Priestley 

Worcester Classical Guitar Society 		(01905) 424 184 
Lynn Davis 

Hon. Treasurer
The Classical Guitar Society of Northern Ireland
Edwin Mitchell  
c/o 65 Manse Road
BT30 9LZ
Northern Ireland

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