Guitar Society Summit

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Guitar Society Summit

The Guitar Society Summit–a conference of guitar societies and guitar presenting organizations in North America–will take place in Baltimore, MD, the weekend of September 28-30, 2018. The conference is organized by the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society and takes place at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University.

There will be workshops and lectures about issues facing guitar presenting organizations, such as organizational management, board development, fundraising, publicity, social media and digital platforms, and how to drive attendance and interest in our organizations. There will be plenty of time to socialize.


Friday, September 28

6 pm  SOCIAL HOUR in Hotel Indigo, the conference hotel. (Happy hour is from 4-7 pm)

Saturday, September 29

9 am -5 pm CONFERENCE


8 pm RECEPTION in Hotel Indigo, courtesy of Tonebase and Augustine Strings

Sunday, September 30

9 am -3 pm CONFERENCE


Maestro Manuel Barrueco

Dr. Matt Hinsley, executive director of Austin Classical Guitar

Blair Jackson, editor of Classical Guitar Magazine

Dan Wiznitzer, account executive of Himmelrich PR

  1. Austin Classical Guitar
  2. Baltimore Classical Guitar Society
  3. Boston Classical Guitar Society
  4. Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
  5. Columbus Guitar Society
  6. Florida Guitar Foundation
  7. Great Lakes Guitar Society
  8. Knoxville Guitar Society
  9. Marlow Guitar International
  10. Milwaukee Classical Guitar Society
  11. Minnesota Guitar Society
  12. New Jersey Classical Guitar Society
  13. New York City Classical Guitar Society
  14. New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes
  15. Orange County Guitar Circle
  16. Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
  17. Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society
  18. Portland Classic Guitar
  19. San Diego Guitar Festival
  20. St. Louis Classical Guitar
  21. Tidewater Classic Guitar
  22. Toronto Classical Guitar Society
  23. Vancouver Classical Guitar Society
  24. Victoria Guitar Society
  25. Western Colorado Classical Guitar Society
  26. Wilmington Classical Guitar Society
  27. and Classical Guitar Foundation
  28. and Augustine Strings
  29. and Classical Guitar Magazine
  30. and Tonebase

This conference is made possible by a grant from Augustine, and the location is provided by the Peabody Conservatory. Thank you.

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