Catch the HVGO in our 2022/23 concert season! First Night Northampton--Bombyx March 25th--and Spring Concerts in May!

HVGO Artistic Director Joseph Ricker is proud to present a new season and new repertoire including compositions by Igor Stravinsky, Domenico Scarlatti, the Beatles' "Dear Prudence", folkloric South American music and highlights from previous seasons including Stereolab's "Rainbo Conversation" and the Sabre Dance!

HVGO, Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra, group photo


Thank you for your donation to our annual fund for the 2022-23 season.

Your generosity helps us continue to bring the best in avant-garde community music to life!

HVGO is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 2009.

We will happily send you a receipt of acknowledgment for tax deduction purposes.

Or if you prefer, you can send a check made out to HVGO and send to:
PO Box 1689
Northampton, MA 01061

Upcoming Concerts

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First Night Northampton 2023

Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra perform at First Night Northampton. December 31st, two sets at 4pm and 5 pm at Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College.

buying a First Night pin allows access to this and all other First Night events. More info:


Northampton Center for the Arts

Happy Valley Guitar perform at Bombyx in Florence


March 25th 7pm