The Festival will start with a 1 hour interactive workshop spearheaded by Adam Kossler. In this class he will get your blood pumping and your fingers with a variety of techniques for both the left and right hands! All are welcome!
9:00am - 10:00am
In a very special presentation, the Rucco-James Duo will present a 1 hour performance/lecture "how to listen" to their concert. This will be invaluable for audience members as it will give them a guide on how to listen and what to listen out for.
10:00am - 11:00am
Are those strings starting to unwind, go green, of have just broken? Sick of having to take your guitar to guitar center to get them changed? Find out how to change your strings quick and efficiently. This workshop is proudly sponsored by Augustine Strings.
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Duo of Rucco-James will present a 2 hr masterclass for 4 students. This is a unique opportunity to see the teaching methods of these master guitarists and pedagogues in action!
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ever wanted to hear what some of the best guitars sound like? Well here is your chance! Guitars include 2004 Smallman, 2014 Smallman, 2014 Madagascar Connor, 2016 Indian Connor, Ruck, Humphries, Hauser I
3:00pm - 4:00pm
We feature 5 of the very best ensembles from the DMV and the USA, including the Loudoun Youth Guitars, and the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society Orchestra. Each group will perform a 20 minute set!
4:00pm - 6:00pm