This annual Summer School offers outstanding learning and
performing opportunities for classical guitarists of all abilities.
The course includes repertoire and technique classes, lectures,
masterclasses and workshops. Students are assigned to an ensemble
group according to their ability level and receive two private
individual lessons. Additional playing opportunities include the
guitar orchestra, student concerts and masterclasses given by
internationally acclaimed artists.
For students of all ages (over 16) and of grade 2 level and
above. Bursaries are available for students aged 16
-24. Application deadline 19 May
Download a bursary application form.
Tutors: Andrew Gough, Amanda Cook, Craig Ogden,
Liz Larner, Trond Davidsen, Pavel Steidl, Vincent
2017 Concerts by Pavel Steidl,
Vincent Lindsey-Clark, Gaëlle
Solal and the Katona Twins.
We also offer a
season ticket for all four concerts and the open day at the
special price of £45.
The Open Day Includes exhibitions of
music and instruments, a guitar makers' showcase, masterclass with
Pavel Steidl and recital by Vincent Lindsey-Clark.
To book online please use the link below, please also complete
musical details form at the time of booking and return to West
Bursary Fund Raffle
- 1st Prize - José Ramírez "Guitarra del Tiempo" classical
guitar, including a Hiscox case donated by José Ramirez and
Classical Guitar Centre, Birmingham, and a subscription to
Classical Guitar magazine.
- 2nd Prize - A collection of music by Paul Coles, published and
donated by Universal Editions, and a subscription to Classical
- 3rd Prize - A selection of D'Addario products, including
strings, tuner and capo donated by the D'Addario Foundation, and a
subscription to Classical Guitar magazine.
Tickets: £5 each. Please purchase them from West Dean College
Reception or at events during the festival. Raffle will be drawn on
Tuesday 22nd August 2017 in The Auditorium, The Edward James
Studios, West Dean at the end of the interval of the evening
Thank you to José Ramirez www.guitarrasramirez.com,
Classical Guitar Centre, Birmingham www.classicalguitar.co.uk,
Universal Editions www.universaledition.com,
Paul Coles www.muzicaseditions.co.uk,
D'Addario Foundation www.daddariofoundation.org
Classical Guitar magazine www.classicalguitarmagazine.com
for such generosity.