Open Day

Guitar Open Day (International Guitar Festival)

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation


Guitar Festival Open Day will include exhibitions of music and instruments, a guitar makers' showcase, and masterclass with William Kanengiser and recital by Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo.

Open Day Timetable

2018 Festival Bursary Winners' Recital
Old Library

Gary Ryan
Composing and Arranging for Guitar, Gary explains and demonstrates the creative process behind his guitar compositions and arrangements.
Estate Boardroom

William Kanengiser Masterclass 1
Old Library

Guitar Makers' Showcase with Helen Sanderson
Old Library

Brian Whitehouse - Lecture
Dr Walter Leckie and Don Francisco Tárrega, the unlikely tale of an English Gentleman and a Spanish Guitarist.
Estate Boardroom

William Kanengiser Masterclass 2
The Old Library

Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo Recital
St. Andrew's Church, West Dean

Thank you to our sponsors: José Ramirez (
Classical Guitar Centre, Birmingham (
Universal Edition (
Claire Tindall (
D'Addario Foundation (
Classical Guitar magazine (

Guitar Festival Gallery

International Guitar Festival
D'Addario Foundation Supporter of the Guitar Festival

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