Registration & Housing

FESTIVAL AND COMPETITIONS

REGISTER ONLINE (LIMITED SPACES)
Note: Participants will not be able to mail in payment.

All levels and ages welcome to apply! Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended. Registration includes all festival events, concerts, private lessons and master classes during the days valid for the type of registration purchased.

5-Day Participant: $460
Early Bird Registration (by May 15): $385
•    2 private guitar lessons*
•    4 days of masterclasses with Oscar Ghiglia*
•    Guitar Ensembles
•    Seminars
•    Visit to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts
•    Access to all GuitarFest concerts

5-Day Participant & Adult Performance Competition: $525
Early Bird Registration (by May 15): $400
•    2 private guitar lessons**
•    4 days of masterclasses with Oscar Ghiglia*
•    Entry into the competition
•    Seminars
•    Visit to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts
•    Access to all GuitarFest concerts
•    Guitar Ensembles

* All 5-day participants are provided 2 guitar lessons, one of which can include performing in an Oscar Ghiglia masterclass. All applicants interested in performing in an Oscar Ghiglia masterclass must audition.
** Participants who take part in the competition are not allowed to have lessons with the competition judges.

5-Day Auditor: $285
•    4 days of masterclasses with Oscar Ghiglia
•    Seminars
•    Visit to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts
•    Access to all GuitarFest concerts

1-Day Pass: $75
•    All Festival events for one day
•    Includes evening concert

2-Day Weekend Pass: $135
•    All Festival events and concerts for Saturday and Sunday

Adult Performance Competition: $195
•    Includes access to all GuitarFest concerts

Composition Competition is free for the first submission

YOUNG GUITARISTS WORKSHOP

Boston GuitarFest Young Guitarists Workshop runs from Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

Level I: $165
•    Recommended Ages 5-11
•    Limited to 10 participants, early registration encouraged
•    For complete beginners
•    Individual instruction, ensemble playing, and lots of more
•    Recital on Sunday afternoon for participants
•    Includes free admission to all Boston GuitarFest events for participants

•    Recommended Ages 12-18
•    Limited to 20 participants, early registration encouraged
•    For students with at least 1 year of studying the guitar
•    Individual instruction, ensemble playing, and lots of more
•    Recital on Sunday afternoon for participants
•    Includes free admission to all Boston GuitarFest events for participants

HOUSING

Housing for the Festival is available at Northeastern University. Room rates are $72/night, single Occupancy. All rooms are non-smoking. All housing residents must be 18 years of age or older– sorry, no exceptions, even if accompanied by a guardian. The NU residence hall available to GuitarFest participants will be announced later this spring. Housing is subject to change to a comparable facility.
Here are some off-campus lodging options.

Deadline has passed.