The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble consists of 25 talented classical guitarists from Central Virginia. Established in 1986 by John Patykula, this ensemble has performed as part of the Richmond International Music Festival and Richmonds Big Gig summer festival. It is the resident ensemble for VCU's Guitar and Other Strings Series. The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble has been featured on local television and on WCVE-FM's An Hour with the Guitar.
The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble, directed by John Patykula, presents its 25th Anniversary Concert free of charge and open to the public.