* Earley Guitar Ensemble is short for 'Earley And District Guitar-Based Ensemble' - EADGBE !
If you're a guitarist you'll probably know why
– If not contact Gary for total-beginner lessons!!.
The full title never really caught on for some reason....
The group started out as a guitar beginners evening class over 20 years ago, and it has run continually since then.
To join the group, you'll need a classical (nylon-strung) guitar, footstool and music stand - a sense of humour helps too:-)
Please drop me a note on the Contacts page on for further information!
Each term the group works on a selection of short pieces to perform in an informal concert to friends and other students, On the way, you will be able to:
Earley Guitar Ensemble* meets on Monday evenings during term-time in Earley Centre Point Community Centre (adjacent to the ASDA store at Chalfont Place), and performs to other students and a select audience in Gary's Student concerts normally held twice a year.
The group includes varied level of playing ability, but all in classical style. The level of music chosen is matched to the players, so if you have a guitar and can play a few notes from the dots there's a part for you!.