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Summer schools, workshops or festivals

Guitar Weekend

From Friday 29th June 2018 at 4:00pm
To Sunday 1st July 2018 at 4:00pm
Benslow Music, Benslow Lane, Hitchin SG4 9RB
£280 resident - £205 N/R
A classical guitar weekend for intermediate to advanced players. The course will concentrate primarily on all aspects of ensemble playing: in a large group situation and also duos, trios and quartets. Music will be sent to students prior to the course. Solo pieces can be catered for should any students have something they particularly wish to work on

Royal Greenwich Guitar Festival

From Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 10:00am
To Friday 13th July 2018 at 4:00pm
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval Colelge, Greenwich SE10 9JF
£165 Non Residential Course. Hotels nearby
Master Classes Available -----------The guitar course is open to classical guitar players of all abilities and ages*. All lessons will take place at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance situated on the magnificent grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Greenwich is a very beautiful, historic part of London and the campus sits on the southern banks of the River Thames, directly opposite Greenwich Park, the National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House and Royal Greenwich Observatory. The course will comprise of two thirty- minute individual lessons, masterclasses, guitar orchestra and chamber music group tuition over an action packed three days. In addition to the guitar orchestra, students will be placed into trios or quartets to receive chamber music coaching. Parts for the chamber music and guitar orchestra will be sent out one month prior to the festival start date. There will also be an informal student concert on the final course day.
info'at'greenwichguitarfestival.com . Use @ instead of 'at'

Classical Guitar for ages 12-17

From Monday 16th July 2018 at 10:00am
To Friday 20th July 2018 at 5:00pm
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB
Non Residential-This summer school is for young guitarists aged 12+ who want to spend a week playing guitar and focusing on improving their technical and musical skills.
raymond butcher

Cambridge Guitar Festival

From Monday 23rd July 2018 at 2:00pm
To Sunday 29th July 2018 at 4:00pm
Cardiff Guitar Festival is a special event, organised solely with the audience and student participants in mind, allowing everyone to experience the intimacy of the guitar, learn from the performers, and feel part of an event whether you are a music lover or a budding guitar player.

Guitar Ensemble Weekend

From Friday 2nd November 2018 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 4th November 2018 at 2:00pm
Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Rednal B45 8RS
£265, £210(shared) (approx. final TBA)
Conductor for the weekend is Raymond Burley Full board - Music for the weekend will be sent out 4 weeks before the course starts Concert on Saturday Evening. An optional Thursday B&B will be available. Instalments welcome.
For further information on the FGS, please email Ray Butcher.

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