2020 Festival Schedule

UPDATE 3/7/20: PLU & NW Guitar Festival Canceled due to Coronavirus Outbreak in Washington. Full refunds for registration fees will be available. Refund details will be posted ASAP.

Friday March 27 

9:30-10:00 – Registration – Main Lobby    

10:00-11:30 – Guitar Orchestra, Mark Wilson – LCH
12:00-1:00 – Afternoon Concert, Duo Tenebroso – LCH
1:00-2:30 – Break
2:15 – Senior Competition Orientation Meeting
2:30 – Senior Competition Semi-finals – LCH
2:30-3:30 – Lecture Recital, “The Music of Egberto Gismonti for ten-string guitar,” Matthew Anderson
3:30-4:30 – Roundtable on Recording, led by Neil & Tamara Caulkins
4:30-5:30 – Lecture Recital, Sam Krahn will perform the world premiere of flux-mirror 4 for classical guitar and live electronics. After the performance he will discuss his process of using microtones, improvisation, and computers in his recent compositions for guitar.
7:30 – Evening concert, Hilary Field, Alexander Dunn – LCH

Saturday March 28

9:00-9:45 – Workshop, “The Perfect Practice,” Scott Kritzer
10:00-11:30 – Guitar Orchestra, Mark Wilson – LCH
12:00-1:00 – Noon concert, Sebastian Robles & Jessica Papkoff – LCH
1:00-1:30 – Break
1:30-3:00 – Masterclass, Alexander Dunn
1:30-3:00 – Masterclass, Cameron O’Connor
1:15-1:30 – Youth Competition Orientation Meeting
1:30-3:30 – Youth Competition Semi-finals
3:30-4:30 – Afternoon concert, James Reid and Leon Christian – LCH
5:00-6:00 – Youth Competition Finals – LCH
8:00 – Evening concert, Mario Diaz & Cameron O’Connor Duo – LCH

Sunday March 29  

9:00-9:45 – Workshop, “The Perfect Practice,” Scott Kritzer
10:00-11:30 – Guitar Orchestra, Mark Wilson – LCH

11:30-1:00 – Break
1:00-2:00 – Afternoon concert, Guitar Orchestra
2:30-5:00 – Senior Competition finals