about hvgo

JOIN HVGO on May 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM for the premiere performance of Peter Blanchette’s¬†Concerto for Guitar Orchestra¬†at Sweeney Concert Hall at Smith College.
Tickets available here.

Founded in 2009 by musical director Peter Blanchette, HVGO is a true avant-garde community orchestra, comprised of more than 20 talented, enthusiastic, acoustic and electric guitarists from widely varied traditions.

HVGO creates new and beautiful music that could only come from such an eclectic melange, inspiring musicians to work together who might otherwise never collaborate. HVGO captivates audiences with music of significant contemporary and legacy composers whose works Blanchette has arranged to exploit the unique tonal characteristics and strengths of the ensemble. HVGO is a resident performance group at the Northampton Center for the Arts.