The Boston GuitarFest Academy is a structured program in which all participants are expected to attend all events. Below is the general schedule for the Academy program. Upon arrival, each participant will receive an individual schedule including individual lessons, masterclasses, and ensemble coaching.

Schedule for Week* (June 27th–July 2nd):
*Schedule may be subject to change

Saturday, June 27
10am-12pm: Checkin for resident students (SLPC)
1-2pm: Welcome Lunch & Orientation (SLPC)
3-4pm: Technique Class—Warm Up (Williams Hall)
4-6pm: Ensemble Rehearsals & Coaching
6-7pm: Dinner (SLPC)
7-9pm: Orchestra Rehearsal (Brown Hall)


Sunday, June 28

9-10am: Technique Class (Williams Hall)
10am-1pm: Individual Lessons and practice time
1-2pm: Lunch (SLPC)
2-3pm: Workshop (Williams Hall)
3-4pm: Workshop (Williams Hall)
4-6pm: Ensemble Rehearsals and Coaching 
6-7pm: Dinner (SLPC)
7-8pm: Faculty Concert (Jordan Hall)
9pm: Open Mic (SLPC)


Monday, June 29

9-10am: Technique Class (Williams Hall)
10am-1pm: Eliot Fisk Masterclass
1-2pm: Lunch
2-4pm: Individual Lessons and practice time
4-6pm: Orchestra Rehearsal (Brown Hall?)
6-7pm: Dinner
7pm: Faculty Concert + Aytahn Benavi opens (Jordan Hall)


Tuesday, June 30

9-10am: Technique Class (Williams Hall)
10am-1pm: Jorge Luis Prats Masterclass (Williams Hall)
1-2pm: Lunch
2-4pm: Individual Lessons and practice time
4-6pm Competition First Round (if need be: 3-6pm)
6-7pm: Orchestra Dress Rehearsal (Brown Hall)
7-8pm: Dinner
8pm: Concert: Bill Kanengiser + Walls by Sergio Assad with Guitar Orchestra (Jordan Hall)


Wednesday, July 1st

9-10am: Technique Class (Williams Hall)
10am-1pm: Masterclass with Bill Kanengiser (Williams Hall)
1-2pm: Lunch
2-5pm: Individual Lessons and practice time
5-6pm Competition Final Round (Williams)
7-8pm: Dinner
8pm: Concert: Jorge Luis Prats (Jordan Hall)


Thursday, July 2nd

9am-1pm: Individual Lessons and practice time
1-2pm: Lunch
2-4pm Ensemble rehearsals
5-6:30pm Academy Gala Concert (Jordan Hall)
7-8pm: Dinner
8pm: Concert: Eliot Fisk with Cassatt Quartet (Jordan Hall)
10pm: Closing Reception