Conferences, Festivals, Competitions, Exhibits, Symposiums, etc.
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Adelaide Festival Centre CEO and Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier has announced Slava Grigoryan as the Artistic Director for the Festival Centre’s 2012 Adelaide International Guitar Festival which will be held from ... more info ...
Big dreamers. Big stars. Big music. Set in the awe-inspiring majesty of the Colorado Rockies, the Aspen Music Festival and School has carried on the vision of creativity and education that started with the 1949 Goethe Bicentennial Convocation. more
The Virtuoso Violin is a festival celebrating the works for solo violin of Bach and Paganini plus other string music. The Virtuoso Violin Festival takes place in the lovely market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and ... ... more
When we started Calcutta Classical Guitar Society,there was doubt and skepticism about our efforts to promote and popularize classical guitar in India. To be honest, we shared some of the doubts but we decided not give up without giving it our best ... more info
... an annual Celtic festival offering both a world class international summer school and an exciting community concert series. more
The MOST Important Worldwide Festival of handcrafted musical instruments. Besides the best instrument makers of the world, every year Mondomusica proposes a programme of events with the biggest soloists, the most talented young musicians, confirming that the world of classical instrument making recognise the exhibition as the most qualified professional ... more
Graced with one of the country’s most beloved festival sites, Electric Forest offers trails, forests, fields, lakes and beachfronts, and even on-site lodging, bars and eateries. In addition, Electric Forest patrons can take advantage of the resort’s many amenities including a 60,000 square foot indoor water park, an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pools, horseback riding, and ... more
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts’ biennial guitar festival, Ellnora | The Guitar Festival at Krannert, arrives every-other September to the extraordinary performance facilities at the University of Illinois, Urbana... more
In 2011, the annual FIGA convention will be held in Oklahoma City at the Sheraton Hotel in Bricktown from July 13th - 16th. During the three days of FIGA 2011 OKC, the music of over 300 ... more
Thousands of amazing guitars and Accessories on Display for Sale. Meet the Builders and try out rare and beautiful Instruments and Accessories. Bring your guitar for appraisal by the Official Blue Book Staff and ... more
About 20,000 bluegrass and acoustic music fans from over 30 states and a dozen countries experienced the 2010 edition of Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival on the Walsh Farm in ... more
In the past years the Guitar Festival Oberhausen programmed already about 1/3 of their concerts with classical music. This year we decided for the first time to focus a bit more on classical guitar starting with three consecutive days. Blues, rock and ... more
"Guitar Gems" 2010 International Classical Guitar Festival & Competition (October 16 - 19, 2011)
Highest level concerts, international competition, international youth competition, lectures,
At ASIA's biennial symposium, guitar builders and players of all skill levels gather to learn, teach, and play guitar. It is also a great place to see, try, and buy traditional to modern jigs and tools, and select the choicest guitar wood from ... more
Registration will open in April for guitarists who want to perform at the seventeenth annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition at Grayson Highlands State Park. The finalist will win a handmade ... more
Tales of life on the River, jumping frogs and the arrival of a small town circus signal the return of Huck Finn's Jubilee. The Father's Day weekend event becomes an escape into a new summer, where families pack the camper with kids, banjos and fishing poles. Mark Twain Live, a Route 66 Car Show and the California State Arm Wrestling Championships are just the beginning. So, bring the family and "Run Away with Huck Finn". more
Le Domaine Forget (guitar, June 26 - July 9 / string, July 10 - August 6, 2011)
From mid-June to the end of August, Domaine Forget welcomes at its International Festival from 300 to 400 artists from all over the world. They present close to seventy events focusing on classical music but including also jazz and dance as well as musical brunch and outreach events.
Le Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy offers serious students the opportunity to perfect their skills under the auspices of world-renowned artists. The beauty and tranquility of the setting at Domaine Forget inspire creativity whilst the facilities are perfectly suited to the needs of both students and teachers. more
MerleFest was founded in 1988 in Memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate "traditional plus" music ... more
At last, an event devoted exclusively to guitar lutherie! The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal launched the Montreal Guitar Show in ... more
The Musikmesse is the world's leading trade fair for the world of music. Here, you will find a complete range of products with everything required for making music, not to mention innumerable workshops, concerts, demonstrations and discussion events. more
Since 1999, the New York Guitar Festival has been examining virtually every aspect of the guitar’s musical personality. In addition to producing eclectic, multi-genre concerts and radio broadcasts, commissioning new works, and supporting innovative collaborations among outstanding artists, its Guitar Harvest series of recordings supports innovative outreach programs in our public schools.
The exhibit will be located in Marylhurst's Clark Commons, with musical performances held in Wiegand Recital Hall, a short walk from the exhibition. more
Poppy Mountain Summertime Bluegrass Festival (July 29 - July 30, 2011)
Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival (September 13 - 17, 2011)
Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festivals on beautiful Poppy Mountain in Morehead, Kentucky is the longest running traditional bluegrass music festival inthe country. more
A celebration of roots, acoustic and bluegrass music ... more
We must always rejoice to find a new Competition of Music Interpretation that supports the vocation of young performers. In the present case, however, we do feel overjoyed as it also endeavours to transmit the music for guitar by Spanish composers. We are delighted to applaud ... more
The Festival presents contemporary guitarists in competition in order to allow them to showcase their artistic achievements as well as to promote the exchange of experiences and to promote the creativeness of young talent. more
The anticipation is building and plans are well underway for the 2011 Walnut Valley Festival. This will be the 40th edition of the festival which began in 1972 and has come to be one of the top acoustic music events in the world. Recent years have seen ... more
Promoting the art of lutherie, The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase is a low-key, laid-back event for the community of acoustic stringed-instrument builders, players, collectors and aficionados, presenting a gathering of ... more info
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