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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

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. Visit website

Cardiff Guitar Festival

From Monday 23rd July 2018 at 10:00am
To Sunday 29th July 2018 at 4:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road/Place, Cardiff CF5 1QE
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.
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.

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

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.

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

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