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The Manitoba Classroom Guitar Association (MCGA) is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of music educators and classroom guitar education in Manitoba. 

  • 45 % of schools offer guitar classes in Canada

  • 55% of Ontario High Schools offer Guitar

  • Over 100 schools currently offer Guitar Classes in Manitoba 

See below for next year's MCGA events and resources.

Have a relaxing summer! 



4th Annual MCGA Professional Learning Workshop

Monday, January 27, 2020

8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Louis Riel School Division Office

Cost: $30.00

This workshop is designed to assist existing and prospective classroom guitar educators. Veteran classroom teachers will guide participants through a range of topics.


10th Annual MCGA Creative Music Festival

Monday, June 1st, 2020

7:00 p.m.

Dakota Collegiate Theatre

Cost : FREE 

The festival goal is to promote creativity in the music classroom and showcase an evening of original music, composed and performed by students.


Classroom & Advocacy

MCGA members have submitted documents for use by other teachers.

Please include any copyright notices provided. 

Do you have documents to share? 

Email us to find out how.


“Playing the guitar can be a very personal, intimate experience. It’s an instrument you cradle—your body is in direct contact with the guitar. There is an almost immediate bond and students become very attached to their instrument.”

Rick Schulz