Classical-Guitar Festivals and Competitions in September and October 2015

September 25-27

2015 La Guitarra California Festival, San Luis Obispo, California

The popular bi-annual festival includes concerts and master classes featuring the Romero Guitar Quartet, Roland Dyens, Ana Vidovic, Scott Tennant (LAGQ) and Carlos Pérez. Also, Vladimir Gorbach, Jacome Flamenco Trio, Massimo Delle Cesse, and others. Vendors, guitar art exhibition, guitar auctions.

October 10-December 4

Omni Foundation: Dynamite Guitars 2015-16 season

The San Francisco, California-based Omni Foundation kicks off its 2015-16 season with performances from Kazuhito Yamashita, Nino de Pura, Duo Melis, Liying Zhu, and Alvaro Pierri.


October 14-24

VI Festival de la Guitarra de Sevilla

Master classes, workshops, concerts, lectures, courses, and competitions, of course, will fill Joaquin Turina Hall in the Cajasol Cultural Center for the VI Festival de la Guitarra de Sevilla. At press time, performance and master class details had not yet been released. Check the festival’s website for updates.

October 24-25

6th Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition Start

Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music’s 6th International Guitar Festival and Competition kicks off Saturday, October 24 with a preliminary round, and guest recital (yet to be released at press time) in the evening at the campus’ esteemed Auer Hall. The second day of the fest closes with the semifinal and final rounds.