Schedule

All non-concert events are reserved for participants and auditors of Boston GuitarFest. Visit the Registration page or e-mail info@bostonguitarfest.org

Monday, June 13

3pm
St. Botolph Lobby
Young Guitarists Workshop (YGW) Begins

Registration; See the YGW page for detailed schedule

4pm–7pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues

Tuesday, June 14

4pm–7pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
7:30pm
Williams Hall
YGW Faculty Concert

Featuring faculty Adam Levin, Will Riley, Devin Ulibarri, and Colin Thurmond.
Free admission

Wednesday, June 15

1–4pm
St. Botolph Lobby
Boston GuitarFest Begins

Arrival and Registration

4–6pm
Pierce Hall, St. Botolph Building
Opening Reception

Festival participants will have the opportunity to meet each other, as well as GuitarFest faculty and staff, while enjoying refreshments. Participants will also meet with fellow ensemble members to arrange rehearsals, and to sign up for Open Mic Night and excursions.

4–7pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
8pm
Jordan Hall
Opening Night Concert: Concierto de los dos mundos

With Boston GuitarFest 2015 competition winner Jesus Serrano and Spanish guitarist Anabel Montesinos. Includes a special performance of the GuitarFest 2015 winning composition “Beyond Lilith” by Melody Eötvös. 
Free admission

Thursday, June 16

10am–4pm
Williams Hall
Performance Competition

Preliminary Round
Closed to the public

10am–1pm
Keller Room
Masterclass with Joaquín Clerch 

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

2–5pm
Keller Room
Masterclass with Oscar Ghiglia

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

4–7pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
8pm
Jordan Hall
Echoes of Spain

Featuring Zaira Meneses, Adam Levin, Moisès Fernández Via and Raquel Fisk.
$20 general, $10 student

10pm
Williams Hall
Open-Mic Night

All festival participants, including competitors, are welcome to sign up earlier in the day to perform in the evening’s late-night open mic session. Refreshments will be available.

Friday, June 17

9am–5pm
Keller Room
Luthiers Expo Begins

See list of luthiers.

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

10am–1pm
Williams Hall
Adult Performance Competition

Semifinal Round
Free and open to the public

10am–1pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Masterclass with Eliot Fisk

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

10am–12:30pm
MFA
MFA Outing

Meet on the steps of Jordan Hall at 9:50 am

2–5pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Masterclass with Oscar Ghiglia

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

3:30–7:30pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
7:30pm
Jordan Hall
Pre-concert

The Boston Guitar Orchestra, directed by Scott Borg

8pm
Jordan Hall
Fuego Español Concert

Grisha Goryachev and Joaquín Clerch in concert; Apostolos Paraskevas, composer.
$20 general, $10 student

10pm
Williams Hall
Open Mic

All festival participants, including competitors, are welcome to sign up earlier in the day to perform in the evening’s late-night open-mic session. Refreshments will be available.

Saturday, June 18

9am–5pm
Keller Room
Luthiers Expo

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

See list of luthiers

9am–2pm
Pierce Hall
YGW Youth Performance Competition

Preliminary Round

9am–2:30pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
10am–1pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Masterclass with Joaquín Clerch

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

2–4pm
Jordan Hall
Adult Performance Competition

Final Round
Free and open to the public

7:oopm
Jordan Hall
Competition Results and Awards (7:00)
Pre-Concert Lecture (7:20)
8pm
Jordan Hall
Caprichos de España: Eliot Fisk and Friends Concert

Eliot Fisk Eliot Fisk performing works by Domenico Scarlatti, Leonardo Balada, Enrique Granados, Ernesto Halffter, and Isaac Albéniz. Special guest Maestro Oscar Ghiglia joins Fisk for duos by Fernando Sor. Members of A Far Cry will also be performing.
$40 general, $15 student

Sunday, June 19

9am–5pm
Keller Room
Luthiers Expo

See list of luthiers.

9:30am–12:30pm
St. Botolph
YGW continues
10am–12pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Flamenco workshop with Grisha Goryachev

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

12:30–2pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Roundtable Discussion: The Future of the Guitar

Dr. Kim Perlak of the Berklee College of Music assisted by an international panel moderates a lively discussion on the future of the music profession: challenges and possible solutions, entrepreneurial ideas, cross disciplinary perspectives, career options and more.

1:00–2:00pm
Williams Hall
YGW Youth Performance Competition

Final Round

2:30–3:30pm
Williams Hall
YGW Faculty & Student Performance

Student concert followed by the announcement of the Youth Competition results

2–5pm
Jordan Hall room 118
Masterclass with Oscar Ghiglia

Reserved for auditors and festival participants

5:30–6:30pm
Jordan Hall
Evening in Granada Concert

Featuring Jérôme Mouffe with special guests Grisha Goryachev, and Adam Levin, along with violinist Miguel Perez-Espejo.
$10 general

6:30pm
Keller Room
Closing Reception

Festival participants are invited to a closing reception for great food and drinks!

Schedule subject to change
NEC Box Office: 617-585-1260

Subject to change