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Summer schools, workshops or festivals

Classical Guitar for ages 12-17

From Monday 16th July 2018 at 10:00am
To Friday 20th July 2018 at 5:00pm
Glasgow
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB
£260
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. During the course you will: develop technically and musically build repertoire and performance experience receive advice for practice planning and further study access guitar teaching of the highest level meet like-minded guitarists and develop ensemble skills The course will culminate in a performance for friends and family on the Friday afternoon.
raymond butcher

IGF Guitar Summit

From Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 10:00am
To Sunday 22nd July 2018 at 10:00pm
London london
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Various
Various. Visit website

Cardiff Guitar Festival

From Monday 23rd July 2018 at 10:00am
To Sunday 29th July 2018 at 4:00pm
Cardiff
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road/Place, Cardiff CF5 1QE
Various
BEGINNERS COURSES NOW START 30TH -31ST AND NOT THE 23RD -24TH. Courses for 7-12, 10-16 and 16+ years. See website for information. Cardiff Music School Our flagship advanced course is designed for college students, and keen amateurs of grade 7+. This unique course offers the chance to work closely with our concert artists, Laura Snowden, Daniel Martinez, and Dan Jones, as well as premiering a special commission for guitar orchestra. The three days include masterclasses, flamenco workshops, chamber playing, and a guitar orchestra. Course passes include access to all concerts for participants.
cardiffguitarfestival@gmail.com
raymond butcher

Cardiff 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.

Classical Guitar Summer School

From Monday 6th August 2018 at 9:30am
To Wednesday 8th August 2018 at 4:00pm
Sale
Mustard, 23 Northenden Road, Sale M33 2DH
£30/Day
Non Residential. Monday/Tuesday Focus on Ensemble playing. See contacts
Jo 07748634973 or Ed 07963440071
raymond butcher

West Dean International Classical Guitar Festival

From Saturday 18th August 2018 at 10:00am
To Thursday 23rd August 2018
West Dean, Chichester West Sussex
West Dean college, West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZ
Course fully booked but concerts and open day available. Contact Andrew Gough
http://www.classicalguitar.org.uk/

Guitar Ensemble Weekend

From Friday 2nd November 2018 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 4th November 2018 at 2:00pm
Rednal
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.
raymond3325@gmail.com

Jackdaws Winter Guitar Ensemble

From Thursday 31st January 2019 at 6:30pm
To Sunday 3rd February 2019 at 4:00pm
Frome Somerset
Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, g, Frome BA11 3NY
£70 deposit. Total £315
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws, except Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B fee. The balance payments for fees are due 3 weeks before the course start date, as indicated on your deposit receipt. Balance payments can be made in the following ways; - By card, phone 01373 812383 - By cheque - By bank transfer (BACS info sent out on request) B&B Accommodation Fees are payable in addition to the Course Fee. Jackdaws will take care of booking your accommodation; B&B rooms will be allocated a few weeks before the course starts, and we will send you details of where you are staying. B&B rates start at £39 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £49 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.

Guitar Orchestral Weekend

From Friday 15th February 2019 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 17th February 2019 at 2:00pm
Ilminster
Dillington House, Ilminster TA19 9DT
£220 - £328- £384
A unique musical experience for classical guitarists of all ages and of varying abilities (but not complete beginners). The emphasis is on participation, with students working in a non-competitive and supportive environment. Parts of the orchestra range in difficulty from elementary (Grade 2) to advanced (Grade 8) and are allocated in accordance with each students’ playing standard. The music required for the course will be made available one month before, to allow for some advance preparation.

Classical Guitar Weekend

From Friday 5th April 2019 at 10:00am
To Sunday 7th April 2019 at 4:00pm
West Dean
West Dean College, West Dean PO180QZ
Now Booking. Keep an eye out. Contact Andrew for further information
http://www.classicalguitar.org.uk/

Jackdaws Summer Guitar Ensemble

From Thursday 11th July 2019 at 10:00am
To Sunday 14th July 2019 at 4:00pm
Frome Somerset
Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Great Elm, Frome BA11 3NY
£70 deposit £315 total
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws, except Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B fee. The balance payments for fees are due 3 weeks before the course start date, as indicated on your deposit receipt. Balance payments can be made in the following ways; - By card, phone 01373 812383 - By cheque - By bank transfer (BACS info sent out on request) B&B Accommodation Fees are payable in addition to the Course Fee. Jackdaws will take care of booking your accommodation; B&B rooms will be allocated a few weeks before the course starts, and we will send you details of where you are staying. B&B rates start at £39 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £49 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.
For further information on the FGS, please email Ray Butcher.

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