Piedmont Guitar Ensemble

The Piedmont Guitar Ensemble (PGE) directed by Alan Hirsh, meets once a week on Monday nights 6:30- 8:00 PM at Bishop McGuiness High School in Kernersville, NC.

Registration to join the Ensemble is $75 per semester for PCGS members.
Semester I – September to December Semester II  – January to May


The PGE is open to all players who have a nylon-string guitar and can read music at least in the open-position.  All musical arrangements are designed to accommodate a diversity of abilities and backgrounds. Musical styles are diverse including folk, pop, classical, and jazz.

We perform at least once a semester at PCGS community events such as Play-ins and community concerts.  This is a great community activity which is unique to our area—so come and be a part! 

What you need to Join:

  • Be able to read music in the open position
  • Nylon string guitar
  • Guitar support or foot rest
  • Electronic tuner (clip-on or suction cup)
  • Collapsible music stand

Questions or would like to join? 

Contact:  Alan Hirsh, ah@bmhs.us