The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra is back in full swing for the 2021-22 season!

With Artistic Director Joseph Ricker leading an exciting new roster of players (including special guest artist drummer Richie Barshay) and imaginative new repertoire the HVGO is not to be missed. Catch us the Bombyx Center for Arts and Equity in Florence on March 26th and more this season!

The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra, October 2021


Thank you for your donation to our annual fund for the 2021-22 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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HVGO concert with Artistic Director Joseph Ricker and guest artist drummer Richie Barshay

The HVGO will perform music ranging from G.F Handel's Sarabande in D minor to  selections from Stereolab's 1997 art-pop masterpiece "Dots and Loops" along with a generous helping of music with ties to Spain by Granados, Mompou and Lorca.

March 26th, 20227 pm
at The Bombyx Center for Arts and Equity
130 Pine St Florence  MA

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Northampton Center for the Arts

Northampton Center for the Arts

Two concerts May 20 and 21, 2022
Doors open: 7:30; Concert: 8:00

33 Hawley St.
Northampton, MA 01060