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Eastern Shore Guitar Festival and Workshop

The Eastern Shore Guitar Festival

Join us for the Eastern Shore Guitar Festival and Workshop, October 20-21, 2018.

This weekend event is open to guitarists and musicians of all ages, levels and backgrounds.  Celebrated guitarists from around the globe will visit Washington College to give master classes, clinics, lectures and concerts that are sure to impress. Visit our ticket information page for more information on tickets and all-inclusive passes, or purchase tickets now on Eventbrite.



October 20th, 2018

October 21st, 2018

  • LYG 2018 2:00pm: Ensemble Concert/Student Recital
    Concert featuring talented guitarists from the Mid-Atlantic Region, Loudoun Youth Guitars directed by Dr. Miroslav Lončar, and The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society Orchestra directed by Scott Borg
  • Photo by Leo Bendersky 6:00pm: Anisimova/Palmer Duo
    As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Tanya Anisimova, cello and Matt Palmer, guitar. Special opening performance by The Eastern Shore Guitar Festival Orchestra!
    Advance tickets are available through Eventbrite.


Workshops & Classes

October 20th, 2018

  • Matt Palmer 1:00pm: Matt Palmer Technique Clinic
    Matt Palmer teaches a clinic on advanced classical (finger style) techniques.  Topics discussed are speed, strength, scales, arpeggios, and rasgueados.  Bring your guitar and be ready for a workout!

October 21st, 2018



Eventbrite - 2018 Eastern Shore Guitar Festival (All-Inclusive Passes)


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