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Summer schools, workshops or festivals

Classical Minds Guitar Festival

Saturday 14th March 2020 at 9:30am
To Sunday 15th March 2020 at 7:00pm
Foxton
Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Cambridgeshire, Foxton CB22 6RN
£125(without master class or lessons) + £10 for 1 Master class or £10 for 1 private lesson (both is £15)

Due to another festival choosing the same dates as CM, we are forced to move our festival from end of October to mid March.

2018 marked the 14th Anniversary of this 6-day educational event held every June in Texas for those who play or appreciate classical guitar. Renowned concert artists and educators came from throughout the world to teach, coach and perform in concerts and recitals. CM took place in Houston, Texas for 14 years and is now moving to England! Our first UK "Classical Minds" will take place in the village of Foxton at Foxton Village Hall, just outside of Cambridge.

The festival is open to all ages from primary school through university and graduate school plus adult amateurs who study privately or just enjoy playing.

CM offers private lessons, master classes, guitar orchestra, guitar class, and a lecture recital by Mathew James.

This year's faculty includes Daniela Rossi, Valerie Hartzell, Raymond Burley and CM Festival Assistant, Mathew James. Hartzell & Rossi will perform a concert on the evening of the 15th. Tickets are £10.

Exhibitors welcome! All forms and information plus the schedule can be found on line or you can email Artistic Director, Valerie Hartzell

classicalmindsfestival@gmail.com

Classical Guitar Weekend

Friday 3rd April 2020 at 2:00pm
To Sunday 5th April 2020 at 4:00pm
Chichester, Singleton West Sussex
West Dean, A286, Chichester, Singleton PO18 0QZ
£260

With Andrew Gough. For classical guitarists (grade 4-6). Develop your technique through playing in an ensemble and by performing solo music in repertoire classes. Some aspects of the weekend's study will be shared with the concurrent course with Vincent Lindsey-Clark.

Classical Guitar Weekend

Friday 3rd April 2020 at 4:00pm
To Friday 5th April 2019 at 4:00pm
Chichester, Singleton West Sussex
West Dean, A286, Chichester, Singleton PO18 0QZ
£260

Course Full but waiting list available. With Vincent Lindsey-Clark.For classical guitarists (grade 7+). Develop your technique through playing in an ensemble and by performing solo music in repertoire classes. Some aspects of the weekend's study will be shared with the concurrent course with Andrew Gough.

Guitar Orchestra Retreat

Friday 24th July 2020 at 9:00am
To Sunday 26th July 2020 at 5:00pm
Newtown Powys
Plas Dolerw 19th Century Manor House, Milford Road, Newtown SY16 2EH
£255 - £225

Participation in the full course (over 3 days), from 09:00 to 17:00 daily, includes: the welcome event, morning tea/biscuits and buffet lunches daily, concerts, participation in a specialist master class, observing other master classes, ensemble/orchestral playing twice daily, and participating in the showcase concert and award ceremony, or exclude performing in a master class and participate in everything else.

Observing only is also an option.

Evenings are free to practise, socialise and enjoy what Newtown and the Wales countryside has to offer.

avrilkinsey0@gmail.com

Classical Guitar Festival

Saturday 22nd August 2020 at 2:00pm
To Thursday 27th August 2020 at 4:00pm
Chichester, Singleton West Sussex
West Dean, A286, Chichester, Singleton PO18 0QZ

Details to be advised

Anglia Guitar Weekend

Friday 23rd October 2020 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 25th October 2020 at 5:00pm
St Neots Cambridgeshire
Buckden Towers, High Street, Buckden, St Neots PE19 5TA
Contact: peter.rueffer@btinternet.com

Anglia Guitar Weekend.

Musical Director Peter Rueffer with Peter Nuttall. A residential weekend with Guitar Orchestra, workshops for duo, trio etc. established groups or paired on arrival. Saturday evening concert, to include an opportunity for student performance. Sunday afternoon concert for student orchestra, with audience, in the Church of St Hugh at The Towers.

Buckden Towers is an historical and imposing building set in beautiful gardens, in the attractive village of Buckden.

Formally known as Buckden Palace it was the home of the Bishop of Lincoln.

Buckden is situated near several major routes and main line stations making travel easy and convenient.

peter.rueffer@btinternet.com
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Classical Guitar Weekend

Friday 13th November 2020 at 4:00pm
To Sunday 15th November 2020 at 3:00pm
Bromsgrove
Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Lickey, Bromsgrove B45 8RS
£290(Approx. Awaiting details)

Ensemble weekend with Raymond Burley. Full board.

£50 deposit required in June and instalments as you wish to make.

For further information on the FGS, please email Ray Butcher.

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