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Summer schools, workshops or festivals

Big Guitar Weekend Course

From Friday 3rd November 2017 at 11:00am
To Sunday 5th November 2017 at 4:00pm
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB
The 2017 course offers participants the opportunity to experience what life is like here in the RCS Guitar Department. As well as attending all BGW events participants will each receive two one-to-one lessons with a tutor from the BGW team, take part in performances classes, masterclasses and guitar orchestra.

Adult Classical Guitar Workshop

From Saturday 11th November 2017 at 9:30am
To Saturday 11th November 2017 at 4:45pm
Clearbrook Village Hall, Clearbrook PL20 6JD
In a friendly, relaxed environment, enjoy playing ensemble music together, improving your rhythm and musicanship skills. There will be a technique question and answer session exploring areas of your playing you are finding more challenging. The day will finish with everyone performing together, followed by a delicious cream tea. During the lunch break (1pm - 2pm), you are welcome to bring a packed lunch or there is a country pub, The Skylark, about 100m from the hall serving a variety of lunches. The workshop is open to all abilities from roughly Grade 3 up to advanced. There will be different levels of ensemble parts to accomodate everyone. Please can you indicate your playing level when booking. Music will be emailed in advance.

Classical Guitar Ensemble Course

From Thursday 16th November 2017 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 19th November 2017 at 2:00pm
Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Rednal B45 8RS
To be advised depending upon selection.
The course will run over 2 or 3 days. 3 night(£350), 2 night(£260), non playing partner and meal options available. Rehearsing set pieces over the weekend with Ray Burley as the Tutor. Music will be sent out 4-5 weeks before the course starts.

Eden Stell Guitar Ensemble Course

From Thursday 25th January 2018 at 6:30pm
To Sunday 28th January 2018 at 4:00pm
Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome BA11 3NY
£70 deposit. Total £315
Please Note: B&B Extra Mark Eden and Christopher Stell invite keen classical guitarists of any age and ability to join them for one of their favourite annual guitar courses. This extended course is a wonderful combination of guitar orchestra playing, individual lessons and/or coaching sessions for smaller ensembles.

First Annual Classical Guitar Competition

From Monday 12th February 2018 at 10:00am
To Monday 12th February 2018 at 6:00pm
English Martyrs Catholic School, Leicester LE4 0FJ
Classical Guitar Day - amateur competitions, advanced recital competition with £500 bursary prize, workshops and masterclasses, professional recital, and illustrated talk on new directions in guitar construction. Entry Deadline 18th Dec 2017
For further information on the FGS, please email Ray Butcher.

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