New York Guitar Quartet

The New York Guitar Quartet is a new ensemble featuring Classical Guitarist from across New York State. Members include Matt Slotkin, Kenneth Meyer, Anthony LaLena, and Ben Ellis. As educators, scholars and performers, the NYGQ strives to present the guitar in its many forms and to provide the audience with an exciting and diverse program.


LaLena-Ellis Duo

The LaLena-Ellis Guitar Duo is a collaboration between guitarists Anthony LaLena and Benjamin Ellis. Living in Central NY, the duo came together to perform the diverse repertoire of the guitar in both traditional and

non-traditional venues. They are committed to cultivating the growth of classical guitar through concertizing, recording, and teaching. Recent Performances
include the OCC Day of Guitar Festival at Onondaga Community College, The Geneva Public Library Concert Series and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.