The schedule is listed in Eastern Standard Time.
Sunday, June 28
Official welcoming remarks via Zoom by Artistic Directors Eliot Fisk and Zaira Meneses; Short questions & comments via chat from Festival participants around the globe.
Guest Artist Lecture / Demo: Danilo Cabaluz (Broadcasting from Santiago de Chile: “The Latin American Tradition: Introduction to basic popular Latin styles”). Lecture demo and live performances on cuatro, charango and classical guitar; Questions/comments submitted by festival participants via “chat “will be addressed during and after the presentation.
Guest Artist Lecture/ Demo 2: Maarten Stragier (Broadcasting from Brussels, Belgium: “Contemporary styles, extended techniques inclassic guitar: An introduction to cutting edge new music composers, vocabulary and techniques”.) Lecture demo with Q and A options as above.
Special Master class: Professor Bruce Holzman (Broadcasting from Tallahassee, Fla.) The legendary guitar guru will teach two private lessons to two festival participants chosen by video audition from previously submitted videos. Short Q and A at the conclusion of the final lesson.
Guest Artist Lecture / Demo: Early music legend, Nigel North (Broadcasting from Bloomington, Indiana: An introduction to figured bass (basso continuo) realization on plucked instruments.) Prof. North will explain basic principals of figured bass realization and demonstrate on a variety of baroque instruments (theorbo, lute, guitars) Short Q and A to follow.
8 a.m. Optional audit of Boston / Shanghai guitar repertoire class
9 a.m. Technique class
10 a.m. Rockshop class
11 a.m. Improv class
2–5p.m. Private lesson time