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Adelaide Guitar Festival

The Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val, led by Artis­tic Direc­tor Sla­va Grig­o­ryan, is the most sig­nif­i­cant fes­ti­val of its kind in the South­ern Hemi­sphere. Fes­ti­val goers expe­ri­ence artists from around the world com­ing togeth­er with some of the best Aus­tralian gui­tarists to deliv­er an excit­ing pro­gram of events. The fes­ti­val is made up of per­for­mances, free and low-cost work­shops, mas­ter class­es, artist’s talks, pan­el dis­cus­sions and pro­grams for emerg­ing musicians.

While the full fes­ti­val is held bien­ni­al­ly, with the next in 2020, Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues to expand it’s sup­ple­men­tary annu­al events to con­nect and strength­en rela­tion­ships with stu­dents, artists and audi­ences through­out South Australia.

  • Gui­tars In Bars, 131 July 2019 – an open-access pro­gram cel­e­brat­ing South Australia’s vibrant live music scene
  • Res­o­nance, 131 July 2019– Under­stand­ing how music can play a role in health, well-being, and recov­ery, the Res­o­nance pro­gram will deliv­er out­stand­ing gui­tarists for inti­mate per­for­mances at hos­pi­tals, aged care facil­i­ties and com­mu­ni­ty cen­tres across South Australia
  • Ade­laide Inter­na­tion­al Clas­si­cal Gui­tar Com­pe­ti­tion, 1519 July 2019 — The most pres­ti­gious gui­tar com­pe­ti­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere with emerg­ing gui­tarists from around the world play­ing for $32,000 worth of prizes.
  • Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val Win­ter School, 1519 July 2019– invites gui­tarists of all ages to par­tic­i­pate in a week of inten­sive, immer­sive gui­tar play­ing and skills devel­op­ment with high­ly respect­ed nation­al and inter­na­tion­al gui­tar teach­ers. Two streams will be fea­tured in 2019; Clas­si­cal and Blues & Roots.
  • Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val, Spe­cial Edi­tion, 1519 July 2019Sla­va Grig­o­ryan curates a sam­pler of the Ade­laide Gui­tar Fes­ti­val expe­ri­ence with a series of inti­mate concerts.
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