West Dean International Classical Guitar Festival

15aug(aug 15)01:0020(aug 20)01:00West Dean International Classical Guitar Festival01:00 - 01:00 (20) Chichester West Sussex PO18 0QZ


The International Classical Guitar Festival Summer School, Open Day, Masterclasses & Concerts 2015

This annual event, now in its 23rd year, offers superb learning and performance opportunities for both advanced players and those of an elementary standard. Repertoire, technique classes and a variety of topics form the core teaching programme. Playing opportunities abound in the guitar orchestra, ensembles and student concerts.In addition guitarists receive two individual lessons and attend public recitals and masterclasses, given by distinguished visiting artists and tutors including the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Cecilia Rodrigo, Antigoni Goni, Craig Ogden, Peter Nuttall, Stephen Gordon, Frank Lamm, Gary Ryan, Vincent Lindsey-Clark and the Primavera Chamber Ensemble (John Mills, Paul Manley and Andrew Fuller) with Cobie Smit. Bursaries are available for 16 to 24 year old students to help with fees. Please contact the Bookings Office for further details.

Andrew Gough - Festival Director web


ANDREW GOUGH is Head of Guitar at Birmingham Conservatoire Junior Department. He has given recitals throughout the UK and is an orchestral guitarist with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He is also Director of the International Guitar Festival and Summer School at West Dean

To book please call 01243 818300.

The Old Library, West Dean College,
The Auditorium, West Dean Gardens and St Andrew’s Church, West Dean
Sponsored by the D’Addario Foundation, José Ramirez and Classical Guitar Centre Ltd.

Concert by Marcin Dylla
Saturday August 15 8pm
GC5716 £15

Recital by Morgan Szymanski
Sunday August 16 6pm
GC5717 £5

Concert by David Leisner
Monday August 17 8pm
GC5718 £12

Concert by Amanda Cook
Tuesday August 18 8pm,
GC5719 £12

Concert by Arctic Guitar Trio
Wednesday, August 19, 8pm
GC5720 £12

Guitar Open Day
Including exhibitions of music and instruments, a guitar makers’ showcase, masterclass with Marcin Dylla, lecture by Jan de Kloe and recital by Morgan Szymanski.
Sunday, August 16, 11.30am–7pm
GC5721, £12

Season Ticket (entry for all four concerts and Open Day) £50

The Old Library, West Dean College
Recital with Roy Stratford (piano) and Oliver Nelson (violin)
A celebration of Czech music. Featuring a selection of vibrant and colourful works by Smetana, Dvorak and Janacek.
Saturday 3 October 8pm
EC5722 £10

To book please call 01243 818300



15 (Zaterdag) 01:00 - 20 (Donderdag) 01:00


West Dean

Chichester West Sussex PO18 0QZ

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