West Dean College£12
The Open Day begins at 12.30pm and continues until 7.00pm. This
year's theme will be 'Guitar Making'. This event will include a
practical lecture by Oren Myers on how guitars are constructed by
making a mini guitar from scratch in an hour, and a masterclass
An exhibition by guitar makers and music companies will also be on display complemented by a 'guitar - makers showcase' where selected instruments will be demonstrated.
At 6pm the ever popular composer Vincent Lindsey - Clark will be giving his West Dean solo debut in St. Andrew's Church, West Dean.
Exhibition open all day, Location: Old Dining Room and Oak Hall.
1.00pm - 2.00pm Guitar Makers' Showcase with Amanda Cook & Craig Ogden, Old Library
2.15pm - 2.45pm Miles Roberts & Brian Whitehouse - How to select a guitar for you & your students, with a demonstration by Trond Davidsen, Estate Boardroom
2.30pm - 3.30pm Pavel Steidl Masterclass 1, Old Library
3.40pm - 4.05pm Nick Pyall - An illustrated talk on Historic Craft Practice: Johann Georg Staufer and the Nineteenth Century Viennese Guitar. Plus details of the musical instrument making course here at West Dean College, Estate Boardroom
3.45pm - 4.15pm Meet the Composer - Paul Coles, with Liz Larner who will be giving the premiere of Paul's work composed for the festival, Old Library
4.25pm - 5.25pm Oren Myers - The Superglue Guitar, guitar making in an hour! Estate Boardroom
4.30pm - 5.30pm Pavel Steidl Masterclass 2, Old
6.00pm Vincent Lindsey-Clark Recital, St. Andrew's Church, West Dean
Find out more about West Dean International Classical Guitar Festival