GUITARFEST WEST

(Co-presented with Mount Royal University)

August 6-10, 2018

GuitarFest West 2018

A week of guitar immersion guaranteed to excite and inspire.

 

Classical GuitarFest West focuses on developing solo performance skills through private lessons and masterclasses, while enhancing musicianship through ensemble and/or flamenco rehearsals. Technique classes and rehearsals run for three hours each morning, and afternoons are filled with faculty recitals and lectures, student performance workshops and masterclasses. Students receive three private lessons with one or more faculty members and the week caps off with a student recital featuring solo and ensemble performances.  Featured activities include:

 

For more information, please visit the following link: GuitarFest West 2018

2018 GFW Concerts

Monday August 6, 2018 | Iliana Matos with Jeffrey McFadden

7:30 pm

Admission by Donation

 

Tuesday August 7, 2018 | Holly Blazina with Marc Teicholz

7:30 pm

Admission by Donation

 

Wednesday August 8, 2018 | Jérôme Ducharme with special guest Jiajia Li (flute)

7:30 pm

Admission by Donation

 

Friday August 10, 2018 | Oberon Trio with Brett Gunther

12:00 pm

Admission by Donation

 

Friday August 10, 2018 | Student Concert

7:00 pm

Free

 

Saturday August 11, 2018 | Falling Beads featuring Pipa Master Hao Yi-Fan (co-presented with Facet Music)

7:30 pm

Admission by Donation

 

All concerts will take place in the TransAlta Pavilion in the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts at Mount Royal University.

Contact Brett Gunther at brettgunther@hotmail.com for more details.