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Summer schools, workshops or festivals

Royal Greenwich Guitar Festival

From Sunday 25th June 2017 at 1:00pm
To Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10:00pm
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9NN
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. 2017 ARTISTS AND TUTORS CARLO MARCHIONE JOHN MILLS GRAHAM ANTHONY DEVINE FIONA HARRISON CHARLES RAMIREZ COBIE SMIT TIM PELLS

Guitar Ensemble Course

From Friday 30th June 2017 at 6:00pm
To Sunday 2nd July 2017 at 2:00pm
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. A ticket for Raymond’s public concert on the Saturday evening is included.

Classical Guitar Retreat

From Wednesday 5th July 2017 at 4:00pm
To Monday 10th July 2017 at 8:00pm
Cathedral of the Isles, Isle of Cumbrae, Millport
For the 2017 every student on the course will receive the following. Two Individual Lessons Chamber Music Classes and Workshops Optional Recording Session with Uros Baric Technical Classes Guitar Orchestra Lectures Optional Individual Chamber Classes Participation in the Student Concert The 2017 CGR begins on Wednesday 5th and ends on Monday 10th July. Registration takes place between 10am and 12noon when there is a welcome talk ahead of lunch and classes beginning at 2pm. £670 Full Board / Residential (Non Sharing) !!Sold Out!! £610 Full Board / Residential (Sharing) !!Sold Out!! £420 Non Residential


From Friday 4th August 2017 at 2:00pm
To Saturday 12th August 2017 at 12:00pm
Château de Ligoure, l, Limousin
665 Euros - http://www.guitarenfrance.org/reglement-payment.html
Outstanding learning and performing opportunities for classical guitarists of all levels. The Château de Ligoure hosts an all-round guitar experience, with individual tuition, master classes, orchestral and ensemble practice, workshops, technique, lectures , concerts, and presentations by guitar makers (Olivier Pozzo), as well as yoga sessions (Anne Grimaud), opportunities for friendship with other guitarists and improvised musical evenings under a star-lit sky. Our Youtube Channel is : guitareligoure.

World Youth Guitar Festival

From Tuesday 8th August 2017 at 2:00pm
To Friday 11th August 2017 at 5:00pm
Cheltenham Gloucestershire
Dean Close School, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham GL51 6HE
The World Youth Guitar Festival (WYGF) is a unique residential event that unites young classical guitarists aged 8-18 from all over the world, to enjoy making music together. Working in an ensemble setting under the guidance of internationally renowned tutors, WYGF nurtures guitarists of any ability, from those taking their first musical steps, to those on the verge of a professional career.
Web site - www.wygf.org

International Classical Guitar Festival 2017

From Saturday 19th August 2017 at 4:00pm
To Thursday 24th August 2017 at 6:00pm
Chichester West Sussex
West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZ
Outstanding learning and performing opportunities for classical guitarists of all levels. Daily repertoire and technique workshops, two individual lessons, ensemble playing, Guitar Open Day, Lectures, Masterclasses, informal students concerts, Guitar Orchestra, Concerts by Pavel Steidl, Vincent Lindsey-Clark, Gaelle Solal and the Katona Twins.
Email: bookingsoffice@westdean.org.uk

Hellys International Guitar Festival

From Wednesday 23rd August 2017 at 2:00pm
To Saturday 26th August 2017 at 10:00pm
Helston Cornwall
The Old Cattle Market, Porthleven Road, Helston TR13 0SR
Check Website for details.

Ullapool Guitar Festival

From Friday 6th October 2017 at 7:30pm
To Sunday 8th October 2017 at 10:00pm
Macphail Centre, 5 Mill Street, Ullapool IV26 2UN
£150. See website
Non Residential. Accomodation details on the website under info. Friday 6th October 2017 7.30pm Start Evening Concert featuring:- Friday Night Festival Club – Midnight till late @ The Arch Inn with Adam Bulley,Chas Mackenzie and friends. Saturday 7th October 2017 Workshops @ 10.00am Tutors,Clive Carroll, Hugh Burns, John Goldie, Will McNicol, Tristan Seume, David Buckingham and others to be determined Saturday Afternoon Concert 13.00 Start featuring:- Saturday evening Concert 7.30pm Start featuring:- Saturday Night Festival Club – Midnight till late @ The Arch Inn with Adam Bulley and Chas Mackenzie and friends. Sunday 8th October 2017 Workshops @ 10.00am Tutors Hugh Burns, Will McNicol, Clive Carroll, Tristan Seume, John Goldie, Will McNicol, Tristan Seume, David Buckingham and others to be determined, Sunday Afternoon Concert 13.00 Start featuring:- Professor Allan Neave and students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Sean Shibe Sunday evening Concert 7.30pm Start featuring:- Festival Club – Midnight till late @ The Arch Inn with Adam Bulley and Chas Mackenzie and friends.
See Website

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

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