Aims and Constitution

The Consortium for Guitar Research at Sidney Sussex College is a society of guitar players and scholars devoted to the musical history, the social history and the organology of all Western instruments called ‘guitars’, but with special emphasis on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It aims to increase public understanding of guitar history through original research and performance. Membership is by invitation.

The Consortium is an affiliate of the Royal Musical Association of Great Britain as one of its Study Groups and Chapters.


 The Consortium is based in Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Sidney Street, Cambridge, England, CB2 3HU.

Our constitution can be downloaded here: Constitution_17022021 


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