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2020 – 2021 President’s Message

Welcome to the 65th season of the Guitar Society of Toronto!  Our 2020-21concert season will be very different from any that has come before, and will be a new experience for us all. When we cancelled the remainder of last season back in March, I don’t think any of us imagined how long the pandemic would continue. But here we are […]

2019 Toronto Guitar Weekend live at Zoomer Hall – Video

In case you missed it, here is the live-to-air radio concert ‘Toronto Guitar Weekend live at Zoomer Hall’ on classical 96.3FM.

In Memoriam Eli Kassner 1924-2018

We are deeply saddened at the passing of our founder, great friend and inspiration, Eli Kassner. Eli passed away Thursday evening at the age of 94. We will miss his energy, his inspiration and his creativity but we are forever grateful to him for the gift of his knowledge and passion for the guitar. Details about his funeral will be […]

Order the Biography of our Founder, Eli Kasner

‘Truly, Eli Kassner has lived a life full of liveliness, spirit, and joy – allegro vivace con brio.’ This autobiography by Guitar Society of Toronto founder Eli Kassner, with Jack Silver was published in 2016, the year the Guitar Society of Toronto celebrated its 60th anniversary, and coincidentally the same year Eli Kassner was awarded the Order of Canada. Costs […]