2016 by Phoenix Guitar Society 

Phoenix Guitar Society

Welcome to our organization!

Welcome to the Phoenix Guitar Society, a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organization. Formed in June 2016, our aspirations are to promote the classical guitar in our community through performances, classes, social gatherings, and other activities. We sponsor and provide support for concerts featuring world-class performers, along with opportunities for our members to interact with these great artists. We also create opportunities for amateur and student guitarists to share their music and develop their skills by performing "Salon Recital" recitals in homes and in other local venues such as schools, clubs, and community centers. Through outreach activities, we hope that others in our community, many of whom may have never heard and seen a guitar played this way may come to love and appreciate the guitar as we do.


Our goals include becoming a central resource where guitar enthusiasts can find teachers and performers throughout the greater Phoenix area. With continued growth and funding, we also hope to implement a scholarship program to assist deserving students who are pursuing careers in music. Our success will be measured by how well we engage our community with meaningful opportunities for all to learn, appreciate, and enjoy the art of playing the guitar. Please join us in our endeavor, players and non-players alike, become a friend, attend a concert, host a Salon Recital, sponsor a musician, or make a tax deductible donation to the Phoenix Guitar Society.


Happy Playing,

William Bayless, President

Phoenix Guitar Society