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Charlottesville Guitar Festival

2017 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Place: The Haven
(112 Market St., Charlottesville, VA, 22902)

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Please, consider making a contribution to the guitar festival in order for us to cover the expenses. We're offering different rewards in exchange. This is the link: GoFundMe.

Come for a full day of celebrating classical guitar music in Charlottesville. By participating, you'll automatically help us support the homeless in Charlottesville.


Workshops and Talks
Guitar Competition
Guitar Orchestra

Artists and presenters:

Matt Palmer
Rafael Scarfullery
Candice Mowbray
Zeb Turrentine
Jeremy Bass
Erica Cha

Festival Fees:

Full Festival $60

To register for the full festival, fill out this Application Form
and pay through Paypal below:
If you can't come to the full festival, individual tickets for workshops and recitals can be purchased at the door at these prices:

Each individual workshop or talk: $10
4:00pm recital only: $15
6:00pm recital only: $15
7:00pm recital only: $15
8:00pm recital only: $5
8:30pm recital only: $20


8-9am    Registration 

9am        Lecture by Jeremy Bass (Contemporary Guitar Chamber Music)

10am      Luthier Talk by Zeb Turrentine

11am      Workshop by Rafael Scarfullery (How to practice to become a great musician)

12pm      Lunch on your own

1-3pm     Competition 

3pm        Orchestra Rehearsal

4pm        Recital by Candice Mowbray

5pm        Dinner on your own

6pm        Recitals (Jeremy Bass and Erica Cha)

7pm        Recital by Rafael Scarfullery

7:45pm   Competition winner's recital and guitar orchestra

8:30pm   Closing Recital by Matt Palmer

Parking Information:

The Haven offers to all guests free parking valitation for up to 2 hours for the Water St. Parking Garage (3 blocks away). The Haven is at the heart of historic downtown Charlottesville. Street parking spaces, although free for up to 2 hours, are very limited on Saturdays. Below are several parking choices a few blocks away:

Parking Lot (Coin meters: $.25 for 1/2 hour, up to 8 hours limit) (2 blocks away)
Corner of W. Water St. & 2nd St. SW

Market Street Parking Garage (4 blocks away. $2 per hour. $16 daily maximum)
504 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA

Water Street Parking Garage (3 blocks away). $2 per hour. $16 daily maximum))
248 Water St E, Charlottesville, VA

Free parking lot on Weekends (6 blocks away)
Corner of E. Market St. & 8th Street

Hotels a few blocks away:

Omni Hotel
The Townsman
The Inn at Court Square
The Inn at 400 West High
200 South Street Inn
Residence Inn byMarriott
Leathers Snyder Bed and Breakfast


There are dozens of restaurants just a block away.


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Charlottesville Classical Guitar Society
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