June 20: Deadline to register for Academy I, II & sound check appointment, and submit competition video

Academy I & II Schedule

The schedule is listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Sunday, June 28

9:30–10:00 a.m. Introductory words and welcome by Artistic Directors Eliot Fisk and Zaira Meneses
10:30–11:45 a.m. Guest Artist Lecture / Demo: Danilo Cabaluz (Latin American styles)
12–1 p.m. : Lunch Break
12:15 p.m. Guest Artist Lecture / Demo: Maarten Stragier (Extended technique & repertoire)
2:30–4:15 p.m. Master class: Prof. Bruce Holzman
4:30–6 p.m. Guest Artist Lecture / Demo: Nigel North (Basso-continuo & Baroque performance practice)
8–9 p.m. Evening livestream workshop featuring Guest Artist, Grisha Goryachev (Flamenco techniques)

Monday, June 29

8 a.m. Live guitar repertoire class (Boston / Shanghai: Zaira Meneses & Prof. Zhenqi Min)
910 a.m. Technique Workshop with Scott Borg
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Lessons
12–1 p.m. : Lunch Break
24 p.m.
Masterclass: Benjamin Verdery
4:30–5:45 p.m.
Are You Happy? Performing Classical Guitar During COVID-19 / Demo: Eric Zillmer
6-7 p.m. Guitar repertoire class (Mexico: Zaira Meneses)
8 p.m.
Livestream Concert : Guest Artist, William Kanengiser featuring GFest2019 Competition winner Aytahn Benavi

Tuesday, June 30

8-9 a.m. Guitar repertoire class (Boston / Shanghai: Zaira Meneses & Prof. Zhenqi Min)
9–10 a.m. A Special Workshop with Adam Levin
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Lessons
12–1 p.m. : Lunch Break
2–4 p.m.
Masterclass: Eliot Fisk
4:30–5:30 p.m.
Additional private lesson time (as needed)
6-7 p.m. Guitar repertoire class (Mexico: Zaira Meneses)
8 p.m.
Livestream Concert: Guest Artist, Benjamin Verdery featuring GFest2020 faculties

Wednesday, July 1

8 a.m. Live guitar repertoire class (Boston / Shanghai: Zaira Meneses & Prof. Zhenqi Min)
9–10 a.m. Technique Workshop with Jerome Mouffe
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Lessons
12–1 p.m. : Lunch Break
2–4 p.m.
Masterclass: William Kanengiser
4:30–5:30 p.m.
Additional private lesson time (as needed)
4:30 p.m.
GFest Online 2020 Student Recital
8 p.m.
Livestream Concert: Eliot Fisk at Home