Join us for the Winter Concert by our all guitar orchestra under the baton of José Luis Puerta, on Saturday, December 5th at 4 PM in Holsclaw Hall. This is a free event, and families are welcome! There is always a great combination of good and fun music to enjoy. And, if you like, go for an early dinner after the concert and return to hear Kathy Acosta Zavala’s Master’s Degree Recital at 7:00 PM---also free.
Starting with Kindred Spirits
Sunday, Nov. 1 at 1 PM!
Our monthly get-together will be
the first Thursday of December
Thursday, December 3, at 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Woods Library, on First Avenue
between Prince and Fort Lowell
Free Admission

The Tucson Guitar Society Orchestra will rehearse for its performance December 5, and Lucas Carballeira will play Villa Lobos....We'll be busy! Free.

Call 342-0022 to reserve a spot to play, or you can drop by and we will try to fit you in! Come play, or just come listen.

Starting the New Year with a Blockbuster!

Zoran Dukić, Croatia

In Concert

Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 PM in Holsclaw Hall

An irrepressible grin and wild hair make a dramatic first impression, but what one remembers of Zoran Dukić is his extraordinary musical ability on the guitar. He is undoubtedly one of the most prominent guitarists of the new generation, known for his passionate interpretations, sensitive musicality, and bravura technique.

Reserve tickets now!

Remember that tickets make a great gift…

Just for Tucson Guitar Society Members!

We have discounts for you with the Arizona Early Music Society and Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. Check out their terrific musical offerings! And on October 7, hear Jesse Cook at the Fox with a gracious 10% discount for TGS members

For more information, please call (520) 342-0022.

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* Presented in partnership with The Bolton Guitar Studies Program, University of Arizona's School of Music and with the Guitar Foundation of America.
* Presented in partnership with The Bolton Guitar Studies Program, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona.
* Generously underwritten by the Tucson Desert Song Festival.
The Tucson Guitar Society Orchestra presents a Winter Concert on Saturday, December 5, in Holsclaw at 4:00 PM. Join us for a program of fun music. Our fantastic conductor, Jose Luis Puerta, is bringing some exciting new pieces to our repertoire, including Nebulae by Olga Amelkina-Vera family music wowed everyone last fall when Matt Palmer played her new piece, The Heaven’s Hundred. The concert is free---so is the parking. It is a wonderful opportunity to bring friends and family along.
Have a quick dinner, then come back to hear the Master’s Degree recital of Kathy Acosta Zavala at 7 PM (also free). The good life!
For more information about the Tucson Guitar Society Orchestra contact Jose Luis Puerta at
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Build Your Own Season

The Tucson Guitar Society gives you several options to buy tickets:

  • Season Pass, our best deal! A season pass includes membership, 7 great concerts, a UA student competition and a party for only $190!
  • Membership ($30 for 1 year) offers $5 discounts on concert tickets, ANYTIME! See details below.
  • Advance purchase of 4 or more concert tickets for a 10% discount. Mix and match concerts in the combination of your choice! Discounts calculated automatically during the purchase process. Please note, these discounts will not be given at the door for purchases on the day of the concert.
  • Single ticket purchase.

Tickets purchased in advance may be exchanged for another event of the same price as long as we have some advance notice. There is no fee for this service.

2015-16 Performances Date Single Ticket Price Member Price
Annual Membership $30
Ekachai Jearakul, Thailand
Thu, Oct. 22, 7PM $25 $20
7th International Guitar Festival
Beeston Competition* Sun, Nov. 1, 2:30PM $10 $7
Thomas Viloteau, France Fri, Nov. 6, 7PM $25 $20
Duo Assad, Brazil (U of A Artists) Sat, Nov. 7, 7PM $30 $25
Zoran Dukić, Croatia Thu, Jan. 14, 7PM $25 $20
Adam del Monte, Israel, with Bernardo Bermudez, USA, baritone, and Ballet Tucson
"Rhythms of the Americas"
Fri, Feb. 5, 7:30PM
Sat, Feb. 6, 2PM
Sat, Feb. 6, 7:30PM
Sun, Feb. 7, 2PM
$40 $35
David Russell, Spain
(U of A artist)
Sat, Feb. 20, 7PM
Sun, Feb. 21, 2:30PM
$30 $25
Roberto Aussel, Argentina Thu, Mar. 31, 7PM $25 $20
*There are no volume discounts on Beeston Competition tickets.
Our Best Deal

Buy a Season Pass and pay our lowest ticket price. All 7 concerts, the Beeston Competition, plus a membership, only $190! You'll be a member, with all the benefits of membership. So if you need extra tickets for guests, the member price applies, even at the door. Perhaps best of all, receive an invitation to one of our private house party concerts (a $50 value) during the season, available to season ticket holders, benefactors and sustaining donors.

Members Save More!

Tucson Guitar Society members earn a 20% discount! Memberships support our activities and are only $30 for one year, September through August. Membership entitles the member to buy tickets at a 20% discount for TGS events (UA events are also discounted but to the price we pay the UA for the tickets). Tickets may be purchased at these discounted prices AT ANY TIME, even at the door the day of the concert, space permitting. There is no minimum purchase, offering complete flexibility. And you help the Tucson Guitar Society too!

Membership Includes:
  • Discounted Tickets to the Guitar Festival events and individual concerts
  • No minimum purchase
  • Discounted tickets available at the door day of the concert, as space allows
  • Free Master Class observation
  • Eligibility to play in the Tucson Guitar Society Orchestra (additional fee required)
  • Free listing, if desired, on our LOCAL RESOURCES page for guitar professionals or service providers
  • Discount on purchases from Los Angeles Classical Guitar (web)
  • Free exchange of tickets into another concert of the same price, if your schedule changes! ($5 upcharge to shift into a David Russell or Assad concert from a TGS event)
  • The Arizona Early Music Society and the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music have both partnered with the Tucson Guitar Society to offer discounts to our members. You will pay season ticket prices for single ticket purchases for performances presented by these terrific groups. Call 342-0022 for details, and check out their seasons here:
We Aim to Please

Questions about our pricing policy? We are trying to make it flexible for those of you who travel extensively or who have scheduling conflicts. We are happy to work with you. Just call Julia at (520) 342-0022 to discuss your needs or questions.


We offer student pricing as well for TGS events: $10. Sales by telephone or at the door only, please call 342-0022 for Julia. There is no processing fee. ID required at ticket pickup. (Students tickets to the Assad and Russell concerts and the Beeston Competition are available only from the UA Fine Arts Box Office.) At this time, there are no student discounts for the Adam del Monte/ Bermudez/ Ballet performances.

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Gifts to The Tucson Guitar Society are most appreciated! They are deductible to the extent allowable by law as the Society is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Donors are recognized in the concert programs and at the "Friends of the TGS" page of this website unless anonymity is requested.
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