Summer schools, workshops or festivals
Dillington Guitar Summer School
Eden/Stell Duo - Students work in small ensemble groups (8–10 players) and in a guitar orchestra (30+ players) and parts, which range in difficulty from intermediate (grade 3) to advanced (grade 8+), are allocated in accordance with students’ technical standard and music reading ability (see standard of play questionnaire)
Classical Guitar Weekend with Andrew Gough & Vincent Lindsey-Clark’
For classical guitarists (grade 7+). Develop your ensemble playing, technique and performance of solo music in repertoire classes, through intensive daily tuition.
Cawsand Bay GuitarFest
The artist will be :- Craig Ogden, Eden Stell Guitar Duo and Alison Smith. Eden Stell Guitar Duo, Friday evening, Alison smith, Saturday after lunch, Craig Ogden Saturday evening.
Ensemble classes with Alison Smith
Workshop with the Eden Stell Guitar Duo
Master class with Craig Ogden
Interviews and a question & answer session with Craig Ogden, Eden Stell Guitar Duo & Alison Smith
Informal playing opportunities
Delicious arrival cream tea in the iconic historic Grade 2 listed clock tower overhanging the sea.
Friday and Saturday evenings, pre concert dinner at The Bay Bar/Restaurant, an excellent local eatery with idyllic views overlooking Cawsand beach (drinks not included)
All coffee/tea, cakes and biscuits in the breaks
Guitar Ensemble Weekend with Gerald Garcia
The focus of each weekend is playing in an ensemble of around 15 classical guitarists – often
more. The weekend is shared with a group of up to 10 solo singers. At the end of the
weekend each group performs the pieces they have been rehearsing to the other.
Hillscourt Guitar Weekend
Ensemble weekend with Raymond Burley. Full board. Saturday evening concert by Raymond Burley and Abigail James. Enquire for non residential participation.
£50 deposit required in June instalments welcome.
West Dean International Guitar Festival
This weekend course is for advanced classical guitarists (grade 7+) who wish to experience the enjoyment of playing in an ensemble, develop your technique and learn from performing solo music in repertoire classes. You will receive tuition from both of the classical guitar weekend tutors, and will be assigned to a specific ensemble group according to your grade level. There will also be an opportunity for everyone to perform individually in an informal concert.