The purpose of the PCGS is to cultivate, promote, foster, sponsor, and develop understanding, taste, and love of the musical arts and especially to promote interest in the classic guitar and similar stringed instruments; to foster the study of the classic guitar in private studios and at the elementary, secondary, and college levels, and to encourage the development of innovative curricula in support of these ends; to promote the guitar as an ensemble instrument, to encourage composition, arrangements, and publication of ensemble music involving the guitar; and to support scholarly research into the guitar’s history and literature; all of the foregoing purposes being limited to non-profit, educational, cultural, scientific, and charitable ends. Click HERE to view complete Bylaws document for the PCGS.