Preliminary details of the 2nd Exeter Guitar Festival which will run this year from August 13 - 20. The new web site with application forms etc. will be up and running soon.
Course tutors/visiting artists - Stephen Gordon, Gerald Garcia, John Mills (tbc), Alison Smith, Vida Guitar Quartet (Mark Ashford, Mark Eden, Helen Sanderson, Chris Stell).
This is an intensive course, for a maximum of 16 guitarists of at least grade 6 standard with good reading ability and will comprise of guitar ensemble, classes, workshops, tuition and concerts.
Stephen and Gerald will coach two small ensembles to study, rehearse and perform. Works to include the 3rd and 6th Brandenburg Concertos by Bach in new arrangements by SG.
Accommodation and classes are held in a grade II listed Georgian Town House in the centre of Exeter. The concert series will be in the nearby Phoenix Arts Centre.