The Koblenz International Guitar Festival and Academy proactively raises the standards of artistry and scholarship for benefit of the guitar and its students and supporters.

Encourage artistic excellence, scholarship and philanthropy by organising events that promote the concert guitar on a worldwide basis. We provide leadership for benefit of international concert artists, students, organizations and supporters alike.

The Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy is widely renowned for raising the standards of excellence in the organization of events and support of the guitar as a concert instrument.

The Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy annually brings the greatest names in the international guitar scene and aids in the formation of more than 200 students by providing masterclasses, seminars and presentations unlike any of their kind in the world.

We support the NGO: “ONGD David Russell y María Jesús”, an organization which develops projects in Africa for building wells for drinking water and other hydrological resources, and education projects in other countries.


This annual event, West Dean International Classical Guitarfestival, offers superb learning and performance opportunities for both advanced players and those of an elementary standard. Repertoire, technique classes and a variety of topics in “the learning zone” form the core teaching programme. Playing opportunities abound in the guitar orchestra, ensembles and student concerts. Guitarists receive two individual lessons and attend public recitals and masterclasses given by distinguished visiting artists and tutors including Xuefei Yang, Fabio Zanon, Johannes Moller, VIDA Guitar Quartet, Mark Ashford, Alison Bendy, Arne Brattland, Gerald Garcia and the National Youth Guitar Ensemble. Lees verder klik hier

The Classical Guitar Retreat takes place in the summer at the Cathedral of the Isles on the Island of Cumbrae off the west coast of Scotland.The Classical Guitar Retreat offers an intensive five day residential course which immerses the students into the world of Classical Guitar. Throughout the course students have the opportunity to receive tuition and advice from a top team of teachers.

Every student on the course receives the following.

Individual Lessons
Chamber Music Classes
Technical Classes
Guitar Orchestra
Student Concert

Due to the very nature, setting and emphasis on education the CGR has a limited number of spaces.

The level of contact with the teachers and the attention offered to every participant makes this course one of the most valuable and rewarding musical experiences a keen and committed Classical Guitar student can have. Lees verder klik hier .



Het ‘Iserlohn Guitar Symposium‘, is één van de grootste gitaar Festivals van Europa. Lees verder klik hier.